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Other MySQL Documentation

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MySQL Server Doxygen Documentation

Title HTML Online
MySQL Server (latest version)

Expert Guides

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English MySQL Internals
English MySQL Test Framework 2.0
English MySQL Development Cycle

Example Databases

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employee data (large dataset, includes data and test/verification suite)
world database
world_x database
sakila database
menagerie database

MySQL Help Tables

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MySQL Help Tables 8.0
MySQL Help Tables 5.7
MySQL Help Tables 5.6
MySQL Help Tables 5.5

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mysql mysql < file_name

If the server is a replication master and you want to avoid replicating the content to replication slaves, use this command:

mysql --init-command="SET sql_log_bin=0" mysql < file_name

As of MySQL 5.7.5, the SET statement is included in the file, so the --init-command option is not needed.

MySQL Utilities

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English MySQL Utilities 1.6
English MySQL Utilities 1.5

MySQL Fabric

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English MySQL Fabric 1.5

MySQL Utilities and Fabric Release Notes

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English MySQL Utilities Release Notes
English MySQL Fabric Release Notes

Additional Documentation

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MySQL++ Manual

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