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From:Paul DuBois Date:November 28 1999 2:12am
Subject:Re: Info on connecting to mysql server from a web server
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At 5:03 PM -0600 11/27/99, Simon Su wrote:
>Hello,
>
>   Installation of mysql server is much much more intuitive than oracle
>8i (have been reading the oracle 8i installation manual for weeks and
>I'm still reading it). It took me minutes to get the mysql server and
>client up thanks to red hat's rpm.
>
>   Since I am new to mysql, this may sounds like a stupid question.
>Pardon me. Do mysql support queries from web server? In other words, can
>I use mysql as a back-end database server?
>
>   If yes, can someone please point me to the documentation, if any?


Sure.  Another message mentioned DBI.  Many people also use PHP,
see www.php.net for information.  You can also use the C API directly
if you want to write C programs, and there are C++ wrappers for that
API as well.


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Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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