Installing MySQL for Testing – Part 1

At long last…  the first real post of the intro series on getting started with MySQL!  (Better late than never, right?) There are a few ways you can go about setting up a test instance that are generally shared across Operating Systems: Install locally on your machine (Windows, OSX, Linux) https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/ Set up a local Virtual […]

Operating System Survey

As I start to work through some various tutorials and other instructional guides, I want to get a feel for what people are using.  Please let me know what OS you are currently using and which OS(s) you feel comfortable with. Ideally, I’m planning to provide a VirtualBox appliance built out with CentOS (linux) that […]

Intro Post Series

To complement the theme of “Getting Started with MySQL”, we’ll also be starting a series of blog posts with similar topics: Installing MySQL Some basic SQL Operating System differences and more Check back soon to see the first post in hopefully a helpful series for those wanting to get started with MySQL!