Archived: Installing MySQL 5.0.2 (Alpha)

This section provides a tutorial example on how to install MySQL 5.0.2 (Alpha) on a Windows system.

1. Go to Website.

2. Go to "Windows downloads" and select "Without installer (unzip in C:\)" entry.

3. Save the downloaded file,, to the temp folder, \temp, on your hard disk.

4. Unzip \temp\ to "\temp\mysql" directory, and double click on "\temp\mysql\setup.exe" to start the installation process.

5. Select the customized installation option, and change the installation target directory to \local\mysql. Then continue the installation as instructed on the installation window.

6. When asked to configure the database server, select the standard configuration, and uncheck the "Install As Windows Service" checkbox. Then finish the configuration as instructed.

7. Open a command window and run "\local\mysql\bin\mysqld" to start MySQL server:

herong> \local\mysql\bin\mysqld --console
22:25:21  InnoDB: Started; log sequence number 0 43634
ready for connections.
Version: '5.0.2-alpha'  socket: ''  port: 3306  Source distribution

8. Open another command window and run "mysqladmin" to administrate MySQL server:

herong> \local\mysql\bin\mysqladmin ping
mysqld is alive

herong> \local\mysql\bin\mysqladmin shutdown

If you see the MySQL server printing notice and shutting down in the first command window, you know that you have installed MySQL 5.0 correctly.

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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