MySQL Tutorial - Introdution
This open source SQL database management client/server system is fast, reliable and very stable.
Programming interfaces (API) for C, C++, PHP, Perl and other languages are available. A shell
client is also avaible. This tutorial uses the shell client.
A sample of PHP & MySQL usage is also available.
Key features include :
Fast B-tree disk tables with index compression
We also provide an easier to use database manager which
is html based. No programing required.
Thread-based memory allocation system
Joins using an optimised one-sweep multi-join
In-memory hash tables used as temporary tables
Flexible and secure privilege & password system
Many API's & libraries available
Multi-threaded using kernel threads
Fixed-length and variable-length records
Can handle large databases
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