This highly regarded and comprehensive reference manual comes directly from the members of the MySQL team. The book covers issues at all stages in MySQL use, from installation problems through performance tuning. Included are suggested uses of privileges to enhance security, many performance tips, and a sophisticated guide to error recovery. It also offers a thorough comparison of MySQL with SQL standards and other databases. No serious MySQL user should be without this book.
David Axmark, Co-founder: David Axmark is one of the founders of MySQL and worked with the product well before it had a name. He has worked as a consultant and software developer for nearly 20 years. Interested in free software since the early '80s, David has been committed to developing a successful business model through open source software.
This is simply the printed version of the online documentation. This is very handy to have when you are not in front of your keyboard. Read morePublished on Dec 16 2003 by Laell
It's been a long wait, but finally a comprehensive MySQL Reference manual has arrived ! Definitive comprehensive and one might even say exhaustive - you'll want to keep this one... Read morePublished on Aug. 20 2002 by Mike A