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Linux Magazine: Hey! Leggo My SQL -- Installing, Configuring, and Using MySQL

May 18, 2001, 16:38 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Suehring)

"... We've decided that it's time to feature some of the attributes that won MySQL that award. With easy installation and features such as database replication and integration with Perl, MySQL provides a scalable database solution for everyone from small developers to large database dependent applications."

"First, if you don't have MySQL on your system already, you can download it from http://www.mysql.com/downloads. The latest, official, stable release (as of this writing) is 3.22.32. However, the newer 3.23.xx releases are now listed as "gamma" and are quite stable and recommended for new installations. The MySQL development team labels their releases conservatively. Therefore, in this article we will be working with the 3.23.30 release."

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