MySQL Community Server and GUI Tools - Getting, Installing and Configuring
By Michael.Czapski on Aug 27, 2008
In a number of blog entries I used Oracle 9i as the database against which solutions under
discussion were executed. This is dandy for people who have Oracle, which is a
payware piece and quite expensive. For these who don’t have Oracle the examples
would have been less useful. To remedy this situation, and take advantage of
availability of Sun MySQL Community Server as a Free, Open Source software, I
resolved to use My SQL in all blog notes, which require a database, which I
will be developing from now on. This note discusses how to obtain and install
MySQL Community Server, MySQL GUI Tools and MySQL JDBC Driver. Both are freely
downloadable and useable for any purpose with no strings attached. For these
who care, MySQL is the third most used RDBMS in the World and some of the
largest web sites in the World use it.
MySQL_Community_Install.pdf provides the discussion of this topic.