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Topic Guides

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This table provides excerpts from or direct links to the MySQL Reference Manual, focusing on the information needs of specific target groups. Most excerpts are taken from the 5.7 Manual, unless otherwise noted. For product versions other than MySQL 5.7, and more formats, including downloadable HTML and PDF, see Topic Guides.

General Administrator Guides MySQL Enterprise Developers & Functionality Connectors & APIs HA/Scalability
Tutorial PDF Installation & Upgrades PDF MySQL Enterprise Edition MySQL Workbench PDF Connectors and APIs PDF HA/Scalability Guide PDF
Server Administration MySQL Yum Repository PDF MySQL Enterprise Monitor PDF Globalization PDF Connector/J 5.1 (GA) PDF MySQL NDB Cluster 7.5 (GA)
SQL Syntax A Quick Guide to Using the MySQL Yum Repository PDF MySQL Enterprise Backup PDF Optimization ClusterJ MySQL Cluster Manager PDF
Storage Engines A Quick Guide to Using the MySQL APT Repository PDF Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database PDF Functions and Operators Connector/ODBC PDF MySQL Fabric
Server Option / Variable Reference A Quick Guide to Using the MySQL SLES Repository PDF MySQL Enterprise Security Views and Stored Programs Connector/Net PDF memcached PDF
MySQL Release Notes PDF Installation Using Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN) MySQL Enterprise Encryption Partitioning PDF Connector/Python PDF memcached with NDB Cluster
MySQL Version Reference PDF MySQL Installer PDF MySQL Enterprise Audit Precision Math PHP PDF memcached with InnoDB
FAQs Security PDF MySQL Enterprise Firewall Information Schema PDF C API Replication PDF
Startup / Shutdown PDF MySQL Thread Pool Performance Schema PDF Connector/C PDF Semisynchronous Replication
Backup and Recovery Overview PDF Spatial Extensions Connector/C++ PDF
MySQL Router PDF Restrictions and Limitations PDF MySQL for Excel PDF
MySQL Utilities MySQL for Visual Studio PDF
MySQL Fabric MySQL NDB Cluster API Developer Guide PDF
Linux/Unix Platform Guide PDF
Windows Platform Guide PDF
OS X Platform Guide PDF
Solaris Platform Guide PDF
Building from Source PDF

Topic Guides

The following tables provide excerpts from or direct links to the MySQL Reference Manual, focusing on the information needs of specific target groups. Excerpts are available from the MySQL 5.5, 5.6, and 5.7 manuals. Sections that are already available as a complete section of the existing manual are available online, or by downloading the appropriate full manual.

General

Language Title Version HTML Online PDF EPUB HTML Download
English Tutorial 5.7
English Server Administration 5.7
English Server Administration 5.6
English Server Administration 5.5
English SQL Syntax 5.7
English SQL Syntax 5.6
English SQL Syntax 5.5
English Storage Engines 5.7
English Storage Engines 5.6
English Storage Engines 5.5
English Server Option / Variable Reference 5.7
English Server Option / Variable Reference 5.6
English Server Option / Variable Reference 5.5
English MySQL Release Notes 5.7
English MySQL Release Notes 5.6
English MySQL Release Notes 5.5
English MySQL Version Reference
English FAQs 5.7
English FAQs 5.6
English FAQs 5.5

Administrator Guides

Language Title Version HTML Online PDF EPUB HTML Download
English Installation & Upgrades 5.7
English Installation & Upgrades 5.6
English Installation & Upgrades 5.5
English MySQL Yum Repository 5.7
English MySQL Yum Repository 5.6
English A Quick Guide to Using the MySQL Yum Repository
English A Quick Guide to Using the MySQL APT Repository
English A Quick Guide to Using the MySQL SLES Repository
English Installation Using Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN) 5.7
English Installation Using Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN) 5.6
English Installation Using Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN) 5.5
English MySQL Installer
English Security 5.7
English Security 5.6
English Security 5.5
English Startup / Shutdown 5.7
English Startup / Shutdown 5.6
English Startup / Shutdown 5.5
English Backup and Recovery Overview 5.7
English Backup and Recovery Overview 5.6
English Backup and Recovery Overview 5.5
English MySQL Router
English MySQL Utilities
English MySQL Fabric
English Linux/Unix Platform Guide 5.7
English Linux/Unix Platform Guide 5.6
English Linux/Unix Platform Guide 5.5
English Windows Platform Guide 5.7
English Windows Platform Guide 5.6
English Windows Platform Guide 5.5
English OS X Platform Guide 5.7
English OS X Platform Guide 5.6
English OS X Platform Guide 5.5
English Solaris Platform Guide 5.7
English Solaris Platform Guide 5.6
English Solaris Platform Guide 5.5
English Building from Source 5.7
English Building from Source 5.6
English Building from Source 5.5

Administrator Guides: Release Notes

Language Title HTML Online PDF EPUB HTML Download
English MySQL Installer

MySQL Enterprise

Language Title Version HTML Online PDF EPUB HTML Download
English MySQL Enterprise Edition
English MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.3
English MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.11
English Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database
English MySQL Enterprise Security
English MySQL Enterprise Encryption
English MySQL Enterprise Audit
English MySQL Enterprise Firewall
English MySQL Thread Pool

Developers & Functionality

Language Title Version HTML Online PDF EPUB HTML Download
English MySQL Workbench
English Globalization 5.7
English Globalization 5.6
English Globalization 5.5
English Optimization 5.7
English Optimization 5.6
English Optimization 5.5
English Functions and Operators 5.7
English Functions and Operators 5.6
English Functions and Operators 5.5
English Views and Stored Programs 5.7
English Views and Stored Programs 5.6
English Views and Stored Programs 5.5
English Partitioning 5.7
English Partitioning 5.6
English Partitioning 5.5
English Precision Math 5.7
English Precision Math 5.6
English Precision Math 5.5
English Information Schema 5.7
English Information Schema 5.6
English Information Schema 5.5
English Performance Schema 5.7
English Performance Schema 5.6
English Performance Schema 5.5
English Spatial Extensions 5.7
English Spatial Extensions 5.6
English Spatial Extensions 5.5
English Restrictions and Limitations 5.7
English Restrictions and Limitations 5.6
English Restrictions and Limitations 5.5

X DevAPI

Language Title HTML Online PDF EPUB HTML Download
English X DevAPI User Guide
English MySQL Connector/C++ X DevAPI and XAPI Reference
English MySQL Connector/J X DevAPI Reference
English MySQL Connector/Net X DevAPI Reference
English MySQL Connector/Node.js X DevAPI Reference
English MySQL Connector/Python X DevAPI Reference
English MySQL Shell 1.0.5 X DevAPI Reference
English MySQL Shell 1.0.5 labs JavaScript API Reference
English MySQL Shell 1.0.5 labs Python API Reference

Connectors & APIs

Language Title Version HTML Online PDF EPUB HTML Download
English Connectors and APIs
English Connector/J 5.1 (GA) 5.1
English Connector/J 6.0 (Milestone 1) 6.0
English ClusterJ
English Connector/ODBC
English Connector/Net
English Connector/Python
English PHP
English C API 5.7
English C API 5.6
English C API 5.5
English Connector/C
English Connector/C++
English MySQL for Excel
English MySQL for Visual Studio
English MySQL NDB Cluster API Developer Guide

Connectors & APIs: Release Notes

Language Title Version HTML Online PDF EPUB HTML Download
English Connector/J 5.1 (GA) 5.1
English Connector/J 6.0 (Milestone 1) 6.0
English Connector/ODBC
English Connector/Net
English Connector/Node.js
English Connector/Python
English Connector/C
English Connector/C++
English MySQL for Excel
English MySQL for Visual Studio
English MySQL Shell
English MySQL Installer
English MySQL Notifier

HA/Scalability

Language Title Version HTML Online PDF EPUB HTML Download
English HA/Scalability Guide
English MySQL NDB Cluster 7.5 (GA) 5.7
English MySQL NDB Cluster 7.3 (GA)/7.4 (GA) 5.6
English MySQL NDB Cluster 7.2 (Previous GA) 5.5
English MySQL Cluster Manager 1.4
English MySQL Fabric
English memcached
English memcached with NDB Cluster
English memcached with InnoDB
English Replication 5.7
English Replication 5.6
English Replication 5.5
English Semisynchronous Replication 5.7
English Semisynchronous Replication 5.6
English Semisynchronous Replication 5.5