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MySQL Tutorial - Installing MySQL Server

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How To Install MySQL Server?

MySQL is an open source database management system developed by MySQL AB, http://www.mysql.com. You can download a copy and install it on your local computer very easily. Here is how you can do this:

  • Go to http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/5.0.html.
  • Select the "Windows" and "Without installer" version.
  • Find a mirror site and download "mysql-noinstall-5.0.24-win32.zip".
  • Unzip the file, you will get a new sub-directory, ".\mysql-5.0.24-win32".
  • Move and rename this sub-directory to \mysql.
  • The installation is done and your MySQL server is ready.

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  1. What Is MySQL?
  2. How To Install MySQL Server?
  3. How To Start MySQL Server?
  4. How Do You Know If Your MySQL Server Is Alive?
  5. How Do You Know the Version of Your MySQL Server?
  6. How To Create a Test Table in Your MySQL Server?
  7. How To Shutdown MySQL Server?

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