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General Information

Short Description: MySQL is a popular open source database.

Long Description:  MySQL is a popular open source database. It is widely used in the academic community.  There are interfaces to it for a variety of languages including PHP (for Web applications), Perl, Python, and Java. 

Category: Database

Installation Information

Version:  5.0.27      Version Date:  October, 2006

Technical support:  Please contact Research Services (researchservices@bc.edu)

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License Information

Number of Licenses:  Licensed for use on the Linux Cluster.

Type of License:  GNU

Installed Sites: Linux Cluster.

Installed Platforms: Linux

Vendor/Developer:  MySQL AB

Vendor Website: www.mysql.com

Usage Information

To use first load the mysql module by typing:

    module load mysql

You may want to create a file in your home directory called ".my.conf"  the contents of this file should contain

    host=nas-1-0

This will connect you to the mysql server without having to specify -h in the mysql command.
Documentation

 There are many books written about MySQL that are available for purchase in bookstores. MySQL manuals are available from dev.mysql.com/doc