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Organization of the MySQL Manual
# 5.1 Section # 5.0 Section # 3.23, 4.0, 4.1 Section
  «*» Preface   «*» Preface   «*» Preface
1 «*» General Information 1 «*» General Information 1 «*» General Information
2 «*» Installing MySQL 2 «*» Installing MySQL 2 «*» Installing MySQL
3 «*» Tutorial 3 «*» Tutorial 3 «*» Tutorial
4 «*» Using MySQL Programs 4 «*» Using MySQL Programs 4 «*» Using MySQL Programs
5 «*» Database Administration 5 «*» Database Administration 5 «*» Database Administration
6 «*» Replication in MySQL 6 «*» Replication in MySQL 6 «*» Replication in MySQL
7 «*» Optimization 7 «*» Optimization 7 «*» Optimization
8 «*» Client and Utility Programs 8 «*» Client and Utility Programs 8 «*» Client and Utility Programs
9 «*» Language Structure 9 «*» Language Structure 9 «*» Language Structure
10 «*» Character Set Support 10 «*» Character Set Support 10 «*» Character Set Support
11 «*» Data Types 11 «*» Data Types 11 «*» Data Types
12 «*» Functions and Operators 12 «*» Functions and Operators 12 «*» Functions and Operators
13 «*» SQL Statement Syntax 13 «*» SQL Statement Syntax 13 «*» SQL Statement Syntax
# 5.1 Section # 5.0 Section # 3.23, 4.0, 4.1 Section
14 «*» Pluggable Storage Engine Architecture 14 «*» Storage Engines and Table Types 14 «*» Storage Engines and Table Types
15 «*» Storage Engines and Table Types 15 «*» MySQL Cluster 15 «*» The InnoDB Storage Engine
16 «*» Writing a Custom Storage Engine 16 «*» Spatial Extensions in MySQL 16 «*» MySQL Cluster
17 «*» MySQL Cluster 17 «*» Stored Procedures and Functions 17 «*» Spatial Extensions in MySQL
18 «*» Partitioning 18 «*» Triggers 18 «*» APIs and Libraries
19 «*» Spatial Extensions in Mysql 19 «*» Views 19 «*» Connectors
20 «*» Stored Procedures and Functions 20 «*» The INFORMATION_SCHEMA Database 20 «*» Extending MySQL
21 «*» Triggers 21 «*» Precision Math      
22 «*» Views 22 «*» APIs and Libraries      
23 «*» The INFORMATION_SCHEMA Database 23 «*» Connectors      
24 «*» Precision Math 24 «*» Extending MySQL      
25 «*» APIs and Libraries            
26 «*» Connectors            
27 «*» Extending MySQL            
# 5.1 Section # 5.0 Section # 3.23, 4.0, 4.1 Section
A «*» Problems and Common Errors A «*» Problems and Common Errors A «*» Problems and Common Errors
B «*» Error Codes and Messages B «*» Error Codes and Messages B «*» Error Codes and Messages
C «*» Credits C «*» Credits C «*» Credits
D «*» MySQL Change History D «*» MySQL Change History D «*» MySQL Change History
E «*» Porting to Other Systems E «*» Porting to Other Systems E «*» Porting to Other Systems
F «*» Environment Variables F «*» Environment Variables F «*» Environment Variables
G «*» MySQL Regular Expressions G «*» MySQL Regular Expressions G «*» MySQL Regular Expressions
H «*» Limits in MySQL H «*» Limits in MySQL H «*» Limits in MySQL
I «*» Feature Restrictions I «*» Feature Restrictions I «*» Feature Restrictions
J «*» GNU General Public License J «*» GNU General Public License J «*» GNU General Public License
K «*» MySQL FLOSS License Exception K «*» MySQL FLOSS License Exception K «*» MySQL FLOSS License Exception
  5.1 Index   5.0 Index   3.23, 4.0, 4.1 Index
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Quickly find functions like BETWEEN(), IN(), SUBSTRING(), CONCAT()
  5.1 Full Table of Contents   5.0 Full Table of Contents   3.23, 4.0, 4.1 Full Table of Contents
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    Version Milestones
    5.1
    5.0 Views; Stored Procedures
    4.1 Subqueries, INSERT ... ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE; GROUP_CONCAT()
    4.0 UNION; Multi-table DELETE; query caching; full-text search
    3.23 MyISAM, InnoDB and BDB table types; replication (3.23.15)

    Tutorials

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    Books

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    MySQL (OTHER NEW RIDERS) by Paul DuBois, Michael Widenius


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