PHP/MYSQL INTRODUCTION TUTORIAL
Part - 1 : Introduction
The combination of both PHP and MySQL are used to develop or create dynamic and interactive website. MySQL is supported, distributed and developed by MySQL AB.
SQL stands for Structured Query language and MySQL is a database management system like SQL Server 2005, and Oracle.
SQL is a language and it is used to create or manipulate a database whereas MySQL is a engine that interprets or accepts the SQL. It can be used to store, sort, arrange, and display information and it is used for several application.
MySQL use SQL as a language. For example : Spanish is a language and Central American country Costa Rica use Spanish language to communicate. MySQL is the most popular database server now-a-days.
The main reason to learn Scripting language such as PHP is because of the interaction with database. MySQL has been criticized a lot in the past but it improves with each new version and MySQL is a open source Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). MySQL is very fast reliable and flexible Database Management System.
In this tutorial, we will learn how to use PHP and MySQL together to store information on the web and create dynamic website. Before starting MySQL, I would like to suggest that you should have basic knowledge of PHP. If you don't have the basic knowledge of PHP than you should go and visit our PHP tutorial.
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