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.
Installing and configuring MySQL
Creating and using databases
Using numeric, string, and full-text search functions
Using the command line interface to access MySQL's powerful security model