MySQL has a very complex, but intuitive and easy to learn SQL interface. The next several chapters of the manual comprise a language reference. They describe the various commands, types, and functions you will need to know in order to use MySQL efficiently and effectively. These chapters also serve as a reference to all functionality included in MySQL. The material they contain is grouped by topic:
In order to use this material most effectively, you may find it useful to refer to the various indexes.
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