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MySQL is by far the most popular database management system for small- to medium-sized web projects. In MySQL Essential Training, instructor Bill Weinman provides clear, concise instruction in the tools needed to create and maintain a database. Bill explores the different data types MySQL supports, and the functions it provides, enabling the user to get the most out of them. He even shows the MySQL PHP interfaces that can be used to create web applications. Exercise files accompany the course.
(Music playing.) Hi! I'm Bill Weinman and welcome to MySQL Essential Training. In this course, I aim to give you the knowledge to perform the basic functions that will allow you to use MySQL effectively, and to take advantage of its powerful and unique features. After I walk you through the installation of the program, we get right into creating and using your own databases. We'll look at the different data types MySQL supports and the functions that are provided to get the most out of them. We'll take a good look at the command-line interface, and how to use it to access MySQL's powerful security model.
I'll show you the MySQL PHP interfaces to help you create web applications. Whatever the application, calendar, email, Websites, bookkeeping, sales, inventory, even the lowly To Do list, it's all about the data, and that usually mean some sort of a database. This course will give you the tools to create and maintain the database you need. Now let's get started with MySQL Essential Training.
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