Q: How do I connect to a MySQL database from a perl program? I like to connect to an existing mysql database and select records from a particular table. Can you explain with a simple working example?
A: You should use perl DBI module to connect to a MySQL database as explained below.
If you are using MySQL database, it is essential that you become comfortable with mysql command line.
In this tutorial we’ll explain how to use the MySQL select command with several practical examples.
When your mysql table gets corrupted, use mysqlcheck command to repair it.
Mysqlcheck command checks, repairs, optimizes and analyzes the tables.
This MySQL jumpstart guide will get you running quickly on the basics. This explains how to install MySQL, create a sample database, create a table, insert records into the table, and select records from the table.
To run various open source applications you might have to install Apache, MySQL, PHP, and Perl (or some combination of these). For those who have difficulties installing and configuring these separately, XAMPP might be helpful.
XAMPP is Apache distribution that contains MySQL, PHP and Perl. You really don’t need to worry about configuring MySQL, PHP, or Perl for Apache. Just install XAMPP, and everything is already pre-built and ready to go. It is that easy!
Also, XAMPP is available for Linux, Windows, Mac OS, and Solaris.
All open source applications use MySQL database.
With the introduction of stored procedures in MySQL 5, it is getting widely adopted by Oracle developers and commercial organizations.
If you are sysadmin, DBA, or developer, or someone who manages IT development, you should have good knowledge on MySQL database.
By default, MySQL does not allow remote clients to connect to the MySQL database.
If you try to connect to a remote MySQL database from your client system, you will get “ERROR 1130: Host is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server” message as shown below.
In this article, let us review how to install MySQL on CentOS using yum. Instead of searching and installing mysql and related packages one-by-one, it is better to install MySQL using yum groups.