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If your are Thinking to Learn MySQL as a DBMS ( Database Management System ), MySQL Is a Good Option for You to Start With a DBMS. MySQL Is Easy to Learn & Uses Most of the English Words Which Any Non-Programmer Guy Can Understand.

What is a Database?


In computing, a database is an organized collection of data stored and accessed electronically from a Computer.

What is MySQL?

MySQL is an open-source relational database management system. Its name is a combination of “My”, the name of co-founder Michael Widenius’s daughter, and “SQL”, the abbreviation for Structured Query Language.

Some of the Basic MySQL Commands

  1. SELECT — Extracts Data from a Database
SELECT  table_name
 FROM table_name;

SELECT Satements Fetch Data from a Database.

2. UPDATE — updates Data in a Database

UPDATE table_name
SET any_column = any_value
WHERE any_column = any_value;

UPDATE Statements Allow Us to Edit Rows in a Table.

3. DELETE — Deletes Data From a Database

DELETE FROM table_name
WHERE any_column = any_value;

DELETE Statements Deletes or Removes the Data From a Database

4. INSERT INTO — Inserts New Data into a Database

INSERT INTO table_name (table_name1, table_name2, table_name3)
VALUES (value_1, ‘value_2’, value_3);

INSERT Statements Add a New Data to a Table.

5. CREATE DATABASE — Creates a New Database

CREATE DATABASE databasename;

CREATE DATABASE Statements Create a New MySQL database.

6. ALTER DATABASE — modifies a Database

ALTER DATABASE database_name

ALTER DATABASE Statements Change the Characteristics of a Database.

7. CREATE TABLE — Creates a New Table In MySQL

CREATE TABLE table_name ( column_1 datatype, column_2 datatype, column_3 datatype );

CREATE TABLE Statements Create a New Table in the Database.

8. ALTER TABLE — Modifies a Table

ALTER TABLE table_name
ADD column_name datatype;

ALTER TABLE Statements Add, Delete, or Modify Columns in an Existing Table.

9. DROP TABLE — Deletes a Table

DROP TABLE table_name;

DROP TABLE Statements Drop an Existing Table in a Database.

10. CREATE INDEX — Creates an Index

CREATE INDEX index_name
ON table_name (column_name1, column_name2);

Index statements create on existing tables to retrieve the rows quickly.

11. DROP INDEX — Deletes an Index

ALTER TABLE table_name
DROP INDEX index_name;

DROP INDEX Statements Delete or Drops an index in a table.

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