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Connecting to a database
Davo1977




msg:3781876
 12:27 pm on Nov 7, 2008 (gmt 0)

How do i Install MySql on my Windows Vista PC (Is it free!)and check to see if it is configured correctly and works. I need an example of how to connect to a database!

Much help appreciated

 

phranque




msg:3781881
 12:42 pm on Nov 7, 2008 (gmt 0)

i've never installed mysql on vista but it's available here:
[dev.mysql.com...]

you can access it from perl using the perl DBI and DBD::mysql modules:
[dev.mysql.com...]

coopster




msg:3782156
 6:51 pm on Nov 7, 2008 (gmt 0)

I always use the "Without installer (unzip in C:\)" version of MySQL and then start MySQL as a Windows Service [dev.mysql.com].

Using the "unzip in C:\" version allows me to move this from one Windows machine to another with no effort or issue.

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