In this title, Kevin Yank, author of the book Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL, guides users through the process of installing MySQL 5 on Windows. This hands-on tutorial, published by SitePoint, teaches how to develop and test database-driven web applications on Windows. Kevin also covers how to get a fully featured MySQL server running obediently in the background, how to configure MySQL and install it as a service, and how to set a root password.
Configuring MySQL on Windows
Testing database-driven web applications
Installing MySQL as a service
Setting a root password and administering the server