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Old 09-19-2013, 07:24 PM   #1
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Learning MySQL

Are there any publications or PDF's which teach you how to learn MySQL?

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Administration, usage, coding...?
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There's the manual, but it's kind of overwhelming.

If you Google for MySQL tutorials, you will find more links than you can shake a mouse at.

O'Reilly has a lot of resources, but many of them will cost a little money.

The Linux Documentation Project also has a lot of stuff at no charge.

You can even find stuff on YouTube.
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If you are completely new to (SQL-)databases in general, get a good info on how to design database structures.

One of many SQL tutorials is here:

and basics about structuring:

When it comes to MySQL administration, for a beginner none is needed apart from setting a root password and creating a more restricted user.
Still, there are many tweaks for performance optimization on the configuration side.
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Youtube also has many tutorials on MySQL.

After you've learn the basics, you can pickup additional tips and more intermediate examples


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