[Tutor] MySQL for Windows

curtis horn curtishorn@home.com
Fri, 31 Aug 2001 12:09:25 -0700

This is where I went when I was taking my first tentative steps, into 
learning SQL:


I highly recommend it.


At 09:52 AM 8/31/01 -0700, Kirby Urner wrote:

>>If you want to learn SQL, get a Linux sytem and try
>>out PostgreSQL or MySQL.  (I don't think they are availble for
>>Windows, but they are Free).
>Note:  MySQL *is* available for Windows, including
>95/98/Me (i.e. not just NT).  I have MySQL on my
>Windows box and have successfully used in with
>Windows 95/98/Me users might also want to check out
>Savant as a personal web server (free), for playing
>around with Python cgi etc. (I don't recommend serving
>on the open internet with these insecure OSes).
>I find Savant cleaner and easier the PWS 4.0 (personal
>web server), which 95/98/Me users can extract from one
>of the NT service packs (see MSFT website) for free
>(and IIS costs of course).  PWS has some install glitches
>in ME especially.
>SQL by itself doesn't require Python of course and many
>MSFT/Windows products use it in some way, often a
>variant or dialect.
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