A short while ago I announced a couple of papers I've written on using
MySQL from Ruby programs, made available at my web site:
More recently, I've also put there a series of other MySQL-related articles
that may be of interest to some of you:
Securing Your MySQL Installation
This article discusses how to make your MySQL installation secure
and protect it against unauthorized access.
Writing Scripts with PHP's PEAR DB Class
The PHP Extension and Add-on Repository (PEAR) includes a DB class
that provides database-independent access methods for PHP scripts.
This article surveys how to use it.
Writing MySQL Scripts with Python DB-API
The Python DB-API module provides database-independent access
methods for Python scripts. This article surveys how to use it.
Writing JDBC Applications with MySQL
The Java JDBC interface provides database-independent access methods
for Java programs. This article surveys how to use it.
Using MySQL With XML
This article shows a few simple ways to use MySQL to perform
XML-related tasks: Producing XML documents from query results,
reading XML documents and extracting the contents for insertion
into MySQL, and setting up a web-based XML data feed. The scripts
are in Perl, but the basic ideas can be adapted to any language.
Running MySQL as a Service Under Windows NT
Under Windows NT-based systems (NT, 2000, XP), the MySQL server
can be run as a service. This articles describes how to install,
remove, and control the service.
Migrating from Microsoft Access to MySQL
This article compares Access with MySQL and outlines some strategies
for moving your data from Access to MySQL.
Migrating from IIS to Apache
This article discusses some reasons to migrate away from Internet
Information Server to Apache, and suggests strategies for implementing
such a migration.
|• More MySQL articles||Paul DuBois||6 Feb|