MySQL Tutorial

MySQL Tutorial

MySQL is the most popular Open Source Relational SQL database management system. MySQL is one of the best RDBMS being used for developing web-based software applications.

This tutorial will give you quick start with MySQL and make you comfortable with MySQL programming.


This reference has been prepared for the beginners to help them understand the basics to advanced concepts related to MySQL languages.


Before you start doing practice with various types of examples given in this reference, I'm making an assumption that you are already aware about what is database, especially RDBMS and what is a computer programming language.

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1 - MySQL Functions Reference

At Tutorials Point you will find references on all important built-in MySQL functions.

MySQL Useful Functions

2 - MySQL Useful Resources

A collection of MySQL Database Sites and Books is given at this page.

MySQL Useful Resources

3 - Tuning the Database System

Few points for Database Administrator to fine tune a database performance.

Tuning the Database System

4 - MySQL Tutorial in PDF

Download a quick MySQL tutorial in PDF format.

MySQL Tutorial in PDF