MySQL and PHP go together very well in the web development world. Almost
all of PHP websites use MySQL as their database storage engine, as almost
all hosting companies have installed PHP and MySQL on their servers.
Maybe the jobs you're looking at, are for programmers/developers, who can
take care of the mysql as well?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: alba.albetti [mailto:alba.albetti@stripped]
> Sent: July 15, 2010 10:00 AM
> To: mysql
> Subject: Why is MySQL always linked to Php?
> Browsing the Web I've seen that usually companies look for developers
> working on MySQL and Php. Why are the two things linked? I mean I've not
> found any requests for just a MySQL developer or DBA (as for example it
> happens for Oracle), but it's always requested a MySQL/Php expert.
> I ask for it 'cause I've always been a developer/DBA on RDBMS (Oracle and
> DB2) and as I've been learning MySQL for few weeks, I'd like to know
> whether and why it's so important to learn Php as well. It would be so
> difficult to find a job as MySQL developer/DBA without knowing Php as
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