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An open-source and free relational database management system based on Structured Query Language (SQL)

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MySQL - Ruby on Rails mysql gem not working on snow leopard

i have installed mysql 5.5.11 and i'm running on Snow Leopard (10.6.7) when i create my rails application everything wokrs fine: rails fooTest -d mysql then cd fooTest then rake db:create and ...
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MySQL - installation from source failed on ./configure

I'm following this How-to on installing MySQL on Snow Leopard but instead of using MySQL 5.1 I'm downloading the source for MySQL 5.5.11 so when I go into the source directory and run: ./configure --...
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MySQL 5.5.11 "the installation failed" after removing old installation on Snow Leopard

I had an old instalation of MySQL but it wasn't working very well, so I Googled how to completley remove it and found this: http://tomkeur.net/39/how-to-remove-mysql-completely-mac-os-x-leopard.html ...
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MySQL service is grey under Server Admin

We just made a fresh install of Mac OSX Server 10.6.7, but the MySQL service doesn't seem to work, which is strange as its a fresh install! I open Server Admin, and under Services, the MySQL service ...
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Advantages of using MAMP stack over Mac's native Web Sharing and downloaded MySQL

I'm wondering what are the advantages of using a MAMP stack instead of Web Sharing provided with Mac natively and MySQL downloaded and installed manually? I can see how in some cases MAMP can have ...
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How to use the mysql I just installed?

I have installed mysql in Mac OS X 10.6.6. However I don't know how to get to the mysql prompt. Sarbbottam-Bandyopadhyays-MacBook-Pro:bin sarbbottam$ pwd /usr/local/mysql/bin Sarbbottam-...
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Installation failed when attempting to reinstall MySQL in OS X 10.6.6 [closed]

I had earlier installed mysql-5.1.50-osx10.6-x86_64.dmg and then uninstalled it using the below command (found on Stack Overflow): $ sudo rm /usr/local/mysql $ sudo rm -rf /usr/local/mysql* $ ...
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Stopping a macports installed mysql daemon

I'm trying to reset my root password on a macports installed MySQL on OS X. But none of the ways to do this that I can find works, for various reasons. One reason common to all is that I can't stop ...
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Is it possible to update the preinstalled versions of both MySQL and PHP in OS X?

I'm running 10.6.4 and PHP reports itself as version 5.3.2 (5.3.3 is available) and mySQL reports version 5.1.45 (5.1.51 is available) I know they are minor releases but is it possible to easily ...
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Why does OS X's Apache server give different results using real and virtual addresses?

I'm developing a WordPress site on my Mac, running OS X 10.6.4. I'm using OS X's built-in Apache server to run the site locally during development. I've set up WordPress and connected it to OS X's ...
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