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Learning MySQL

Learning MySQL

by Seyed M. M. Tahaghoghi, Hugh E. Williams
     
 

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Whether you're running a business, keeping track of members andmeetings for a club, or just trying to organize a large and diversecollection of information, you'll find the MySQL database engineuseful for answering questions such as:

  • Which are my top ten fastest-selling products?
  • How frequently does this person come to our facility?
  • What

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Whether you're running a business, keeping track of members andmeetings for a club, or just trying to organize a large and diversecollection of information, you'll find the MySQL database engineuseful for answering questions such as:

  • Which are my top ten fastest-selling products?
  • How frequently does this person come to our facility?
  • What was the highest, lowest, and average score of the team last season?


MySQL, the most popular open-source database, offers the power ofa relational database in a package that's easy to set up andadminister, and Learning MySQL provides all the tools you need toget started. This densely packed tutorial includes detailedinstructions to help you set up and design an effective database,create powerful queries using SQL, configure MySQL for improvedsecurity, and squeeze information out of your data.



After covering the basics, the book travels far into MySQL'ssubtleties, including complex queries and joins, how to interact withthe database over the Web using PHP or Perl, and importanthouse-keeping such as backups and security.



Topic include:

  • Installation on Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X
  • Basic and advanced querying using SQL
  • User management and security
  • Backups and recovery
  • Tuning for improved efficiency
  • Developing command-line and web database applications using thePHP and Perl programming languages


The authors, Saied Tahaghoghi and Hugh E. Williams, have careers inacademia and business, and share a keen interest in research intosearch technologies.



Whether you've never touched a database or have already completedsome MySQL projects, you'll find insights in Learning MySQLthat will last a career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449303969
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/14/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
622
Sales rank:
328,359
File size:
7 MB

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Meet the Author

Saied Tahaghoghi is a senior lecturer at the RMIT University School of Computer Science and Information Technology. He has a bachelor's degree in electronics engineering, a master's degree in computer engineering, and a PhD in computer science, and loves tinkering with both hardware and software. Saied is a member of the RMIT Search Engine Group, and supervises research on text, image, video, and code retrieval. He teaches courses on web technologies and security, and is frequently asked to consult on projects by industry. Saied was born in Iran, but has spent almost equal parts of his life in Iran, England, Pakistan, and Australia, and is a fervent advocate of dialog between civilizations. His home page is http://saied.tahaghoghi.com.

Hugh E. Williams is a software design engineer at Microsoft's Windows Live Search in Redmond, WA. Previously, he was the Associate Professor in Information Retrieval at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. He's published over 70 research papers and holds around 10 patents, mostly in the search engine area. When not at work Hugh likes to hang out with his family, exercise, watch Richmond play footy, and learn about baseball. Hugh has a PhD from RMIT University. His home page is http://hughwilliams.com.

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