Getting started with open source relational database management system, MySQL, doesn't have to be difficult. Here, we've set aside our most-clicked, helpful tips on MySQL. Take a look at these ten essential tips to further your database expertise. If we're missing something, go ahead and ask an expert for further MySQL advice.
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10 essential MySQL tips
MySQL: Getting started
The Definitive Guide to MySQL 5: MySQL Administrator and Query Browser
Mastering MySQL: Drivers, clustering and remote access
MySQL database features: ACID, buffer pools and blob fields
MySQL workarounds: Triggers and mutating table errors
Troubleshooting: Bug tracking, remote databases and workarounds in MySQL
Interoperability: Using Excel to analyze MySQL data
Oracle and MySQL: Licensing and the Linux enterprise space
PostgreSQL or MySQL: Which is faster?
SQL Server vs. MySQL: Syntax differences, similar GUIs
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Scott Noyes is the senior Web applications developer for Bookit.com. When he's not working for them, Scott is handing out expert advice on all aspects of MySQL.
This was first published in April 2007