The Definitive Guide to MySQL

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This second edition of Michael Kofler's acclaimed MySQL book has updated and expanded to cover MySQL 4.0, the most recent production release of the popular open source database, which boasts more than 4 million users worldwide.

Like the first edition, this revision, which has been renamed to reflect the breadth and depth of Kofler's coverage of the topic, provides a thorough introduction to the installation, configuration, implementation, and administration of MySQL. In ...

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Overview

This second edition of Michael Kofler's acclaimed MySQL book has updated and expanded to cover MySQL 4.0, the most recent production release of the popular open source database, which boasts more than 4 million users worldwide.

Like the first edition, this revision, which has been renamed to reflect the breadth and depth of Kofler's coverage of the topic, provides a thorough introduction to the installation, configuration, implementation, and administration of MySQL. In addition, Kofler demonstrates how you can use MySQL in conjunction with various other technologies to create database-driven websites, and he gives practical advice on database design. Kofler also covers what's coming up next in MySQL 4.1.

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Who this book is for

The Definitive Guide to MySQL, Second Edition is an irreplaceable resource for MySQL novices and experts alike.

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Easy to read and exceptionally useful. The author did the hard work of taking the documentation and sifting through it to bring the useful parts together clearly and concisely. Definitive indeed.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590591444
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 10/30/2003
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 824
  • Product dimensions: 7.02 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 1.64 (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

About the Author
About the Translator
Preface
I Introduction 1
1 What Is MySQL? 3
2 The Test Environment 21
3 Introductory Example (An Opinion Poll) 67
II Fundamentals 83
4 User Interfaces 85
5 Database Design 121
6 An Introduction to SQL 177
7 SQL Recipes 199
8 InnoDB Tables and Transactions 239
9 Security 261
10 Administration and Server Configuration 305
III Programming 373
11 PHP: Fundamentals and Programming Techniques 375
12 PHP: Library Management 413
13 PHP: Discussion Forum 467
14 Perl 495
15 Java, JSP, JDBC 523
16 C and C++ 555
17 Visual Basic, C#, ODBC 577
IV Reference 639
18 SQL Reference 641
19 MySQL Tools 703
20 API Reference 733
V Appendices 759
A: Glossary 761
B MySQL 4.1 767
C Example Files 781
D: Bibliography 783
Index 785
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