PHP will work with virtually all database software

PHP will work with virtually all database software, including Oracle and Sybase but most commonly used is freely available MySQL database.

What you should already have ?

  • You have gone through MySQL tutorial to understand MySQL Basics.

  • Downloaded and installed a latest version of MySQL.

  • Created database user guest with password guest123.

  • If you have not created a database then you would need root user and its password to create a database.

We have divided this chapter in the following sections −