Archived: MySQL Connector/J 5.1 Installation

This section describes how to download and install MySQL Connector/J (JDBC driver) required to run Java programs to access MySQL servers.

To use Java programs to access MySQL servers, of course you need to install the JDK package on you system first. If you need help on installing the JDK package, please read my other tutorial book, "Java Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples" at

With MySQL server installed and running, I am ready to try the JDBC driver to access my MySQL server. Here is what I did to download and install MySQL JDBC driver:

The installation is done. You should read the documentation at \local\mysql-connector-java\docs\connector-j.pdf. Some information of MySQL Connector/J 5.1.38 is summarized here:

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of SQL

 MySQL Introduction and Installation

 Introduction of MySQL Programs

 PHP Programs and MySQL Server

 Perl Programs and MySQL Servers

 Java Programs and MySQL Servers

 Datatypes and Data Literals

 Operations and Expressions

 Character Strings and Bit Strings

 Commonly Used Functions

 Table Column Types for Different Types of Values

 Using DDL to Create Tables and Indexes

 Using DML to Insert, Update and Delete Records

 Using SELECT to Query Database

 Window Functions for Statistical Analysis

 Use Index for Better Performance

 Transaction Management and Isolation Levels

 Locks Used in MySQL

 Defining and Calling Stored Procedures

 Variables, Loops and Cursors Used in Stored Procedures

 System, User-Defined and Stored Procedure Variables

 MySQL Server Administration

 Storage Engines in MySQL Server

 InnoDB Storage Engine - Primary and Secondary Indexes

 Performance Tuning and Optimization

 Bulk Changes on Large Tables

 MySQL Server on macOS

 Installing MySQL Server on Linux

 Connection, Performance and Second Instance on Linux

Archived Tutorials

 Archived: Installing MySQL 5.7.10 with Installer

 Archived: Issues MySQL 5.7.10 Installer

Archived: MySQL Connector/J 5.1 Installation

 Archived: Installing MySQL 5.6.28

 Archived: Installing MySQL 5.5.15

 Archived: Installing MySQL 5.0.2 (Alpha)

 Archived: Installing MySQL 4.0.18


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