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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.
Version: 5.0.27 Version Date: October, 2006
Technical support: Please contact Research Services (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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
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
This will connect you to the mysql server without having to specify -h in the mysql command.
There are many books written about MySQL that are available for purchase in bookstores. MySQL manuals are available from dev.mysql.com/doc.