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Hands-On Data Analysis with NumPy and pandas by Curtis Miller

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MySQL connectors

MySQL functions like a driver on your system, and other applications interact with MySQL as if it were a driver. So, you will need to download a MySQL connector in order to be able to use MySQL with Python. This will allow Python to communicate with MySQL. What you will end up doing is loading in a package, and you will start up a connection with MySQL. The Python connector can be downloaded from MySQL's website (go to https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/).

This web page is universal for any operating system, so you will need to select the appropriate platform, such as Linux, OS X, or Windows. You'll need to select and download the installer best matching the system's architecture, whether you have a 32-bit or 64-bit, ...

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