In This Chapter
Understanding databases, tables, records, and fields
Introducing the relational data model
Introducing a three-tier model
Understanding MySQL data types
Getting started with MySQL and phpMyAdmin
Adding a password to your MySQL root account
Creating new MySQL users
Designing a simple table
Adding data to the table
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