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NetBeans IDE 7 Cookbook by Rhawi Dantas

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Setting up with MySQL

MySQL is an Oracle Corporation product, was previously a Sun Microsystems one, and a MySQL Abs one before that. It is one of the most famous open-source relational database management systems, RDBMS, in the world. The code is available under the GNU license.

It is used by many companies, such as Nokia, Facebook, and Google, for its robustness and for being free for use.

At some point, Sun distributed installation packages of NetBeans bundled with MySQL, which is not the case anymore, but MySQL is still integrated and easily configured from it.

Getting ready

For this recipe we will use MySQL version 5.4.1 and MySQL GUI Tools.

Installation and configuration of MySQL Server and components onto the Operating System is beyond the ...

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