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MySQL® Administrator's Guide by MySQL AB

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3 Using MySQL Programs

This chapter provides a brief overview of the programs provided by MySQL AB and discusses how to specify options when you run these programs. Most programs have options that are specific to their own operation, but the syntax for specifying options is similar for all of them. Later chapters provide more detailed descriptions of individual programs, including which options they recognize.

3.1 Overview of MySQL Programs

MySQL AB provides several types of programs:

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