KWLUG Meeting: May 3 2010

Overview of the MySQL Database

Meeting Date

Khalid Baheyeldin of will give a presentation on the the MySQL database.

MySQL is a popular and free database management system used in many applications, and by many web sites.

  • Relational databases and SQL
  • What is MySQL?
  • History of MySQL?
  • Who is using MySQL?
  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • The plethora of MySQL engines
  • The MyISAM and InnoDB engines
  • Creating a database
  • Creating tables
  • Inserting, retrieving and deleting data
  • Backup, replication and repair
  • The future of MySQL

The slides from the presentation are now here.