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Exe. Double-click this file to start the MySQL daemon running. exe file instead. Also, if you wish the daemon to start every time you load Windows, simply add it to your start up folder in your Start menu. 18 Chapter 2 / Internet-Based Database Systems Overview of MySQL SQL is an acronym for structured query language. This means it accepts commands in an easy to understand and structured format. We will be using the console mode on MySQL to create our databases and tables that are contained within it.

This can be seen in the following figure. Figure 2-42 Deleting Tables and Databases To delete a table from MySQL, we utilize the Drop command. Therefore, to delete our playerinfo table we simply use the following command: mysql> DROP TABLE playerinfo; When we execute this command, we should expect the following output from the MySQL console. 44 Chapter 2 / Internet-Based Database Systems Figure 2-43 We can now check that the table has been deleted correctly by using the Show Tables command, which we discovered earlier in this chapter.

The first four digits represent the year. The next two represent the month and the two after that represent the day of the month. The next four digits are for the time in 24hour format. The final two digits represent the seconds. Figure 2-21 shows a summary. Figure 2-21 The reasoning for this structure is to allow for easy comparison with other timestamps and easy storage in the database. With this method of storage, it is simple to use basic integer comparisons, such as greater than or less than, to find out if a timestamp is before or after another timestamp or a specific date and/or time.

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