Category Archives: SQL

MySQL Basic Commands

Below you’ll find some basic MySQL commands in case you are new to it. First of all I recommend using the MySQL terminal to connect to your database server, because it forces you to learn the commands by hand. Using a GUI tool like PHPMyAdmin makes the job easier but removes the learning curve. I […]

Do You Need to Pay for MySQL On a Closed Source Project?

Although MySQL is open source, the software is not actually free. If you visit MySQL’s website you’ll notice they charge for it. But since it’s open source shouldn’t you be able to use it without paying? I was curious about this topic, and I found an interesting answer on StackOverflow. The original question was: Is […]