The first step when getting started with MySQL is to get it installed and running. In this article, Robert Sheldon explains how to install it on Windows and create the first database and table.… Read more
Tapping the power of serverless computing via Lambda functions and cloud-native technologies allows us to extend the native capabilities that exist in open-source databases. David Yahalom demonstrates how to create a queue using Lambda that can be used to add queuing capabilities to MySQL.… Read more
SQL-based distributed Cloud Relational databases aren't new, but Amazon's Aurora offers an alternative to SQL Azure, and, being MySQL-compatible, provides the obvious route to the cloud for hosted LAMP web applications. Is this of interest to the rest of us? Rob Sheldon investigates.… Read more
MySQL Data Compare can both compare the data in MYSQL databases and also synchronise them. It is handy for a number of tasks for which MySQL has no built-in tools. Although it is intuitive to use and has online help, there has never been a manual; until now! … Read more
Although SQL Compare, for SQL Server, is one of Redgate's best-known products, there are also 'sister' tools that allow you to compare and synchronise MySQL and Oracle databases. MySQL Compare was originally a 'down-tools' project, so never had the extra features or lavish documentation of its siblings. In respect for a highly useful tool, we publish simple instructions of how to use it.… Read more
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