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The Definitive Guide to MySQL 5

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MySQL 5 is slated to be the most significant release in the products history. The Definitive Guide to MySQL 5, Third Edition is the newest revision of Michael Koflers popular book. This is the first book to offer in-depth instruction about the new features of the world's most popular open source database server. Updated to reflect changes in MySQL version 5, this book will expose you to MySQL's impressive array of new features: views, stored procedures, triggers, and spatial ...

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Overview

MySQL 5 is slated to be the most significant release in the products history. The Definitive Guide to MySQL 5, Third Edition is the newest revision of Michael Koflers popular book. This is the first book to offer in-depth instruction about the new features of the world's most popular open source database server. Updated to reflect changes in MySQL version 5, this book will expose you to MySQL's impressive array of new features: views, stored procedures, triggers, and spatial data types.

Whether you’re a novice or intermediate user, you will benefit from extensive coverage of core MySQL features like user administration, basic and advanced querying, and security. You will also be introduced to several standard and third-party tools, like MySQL Administrator, Query Browser, and the popular PHPMyAdmin tool.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590595350
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 10/4/2005
  • Series: Definitive Guide Series
  • Edition description: 3rd ed. 2005. Corr. 2nd printing 2007
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 784
  • Sales rank: 985,463
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 7.28 (h) x 1.52 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Kofler holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Graz Technical University in Austria. He has written a number of successful computer books on topics such as Visual Basic, Visual Basic .NET, and Linux. Michael is the author of The Definitive Guide to MySQL 5, Third Edition and Definitive Guide to Excel VBA, Second Edition from Apress.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 What is MySQL? 3
Ch. 2 The test environment 17
Ch. 3 Introductory example (an opinion poll with PHP) 47
Ch. 4 Mysqul, mysqladmin, and mysqldump 61
Ch. 5 MySQL administrator and MySQL query browser 71
Ch. 6 phpMyAdmin 87
Ch. 7 Microsoft Office, OpenOffice/StarOffice 117
Ch. 8 Database design 137
Ch. 9 An introduction to SQL 189
Ch. 10 SQL recipes 217
Ch. 11 Access administration and security 263
Ch. 12 GIS functions 299
Ch. 13 Stored procedures and triggers 317
Ch. 14 Administration and server configuration 345
Ch. 15 PHP 403
Ch. 16 Perl 481
Ch. 17 Java (JDBC and Connector/J) 507
Ch. 18 C 527
Ch. 19 Visual Basic 6/VBA 545
Ch. 20 Visual Basic .NET and C# 573
Ch. 21 SQL reference 599
Ch. 22 MySQL tools and options 667
Ch. 23 API reference 693
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