MySQL is a powerful relational database-management system that supports a richly featured SQL language. It’s fast, easy to use, and—best of all—available for free!
MySQL is a very popular choice for web development because of its close relationship with PHP. Many companies provide MySQL as part of a standard web-hosting deal, so you might already have access to MySQL without needing to install any software.
Sams Teach Yourself MySQL in 10 Minutes is designed to help you get a handle on MySQL quickly and easily through a series of step-by-step lessons.
This book is for you if any (or all) of the following apply:
You’re new to MySQL.
You want to quickly learn how to be productive with a MySQL database.
You want to learn ...