MySQL 5 Essentials
By Neil Smyth
MySQL 5 Essentials is intended to teach the basics of using the MySQL relational database management system (RDBMS) to create and manage databases. It is ideal for those unfamiliar with both databases in general and MySQL in particular. Topics covered include the basics of relational databases, MySQL installation on Linux and Windows systems, an overview of the MySQL administration tools, database security and detailed tutorials on using SQL to create, manage and retrieve data.