[Noisebridge-discuss] request for help

Jeffrey Carl Faden jeffreyatw at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 17:47:06 UTC 2016


I would also suggest that you try something other than MySQL, though, as it has fallen out of favor. I don’t think SQLite is adequate, as you should feel familiar with connecting to a database server, which SQLite does not provide.

PostgreSQL is a better option and is gaining in popularity.
http://www.enterprisedb.com/products-services-training/pgdownload#osx

All three options can be interacted with using plain SQL, although there are some specific commands that vary between them.

Jeffrey

> On Feb 2, 2016, at 9:44 AM, Jeffrey Carl Faden <jeffreyatw at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Rebecca,
> 
> One of the easiest ways to install MySQL is to get it from the source:
> https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/
> Get MySQL Commmunity Server for 10.10, DMG archive.
> 
> Another way to get it is to install MAMP.
> https://www.mamp.info/en/
> It sets up Apache, MySQL, and PHP on your machine. 
> 
> Jeffrey
> 
>> On Feb 2, 2016, at 9:35 AM, Rebecca Suval <risuval at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Hello,
>> 
>>  I am writing wondering if anyone would be willing to help me figure
>> out how to get MySQL on my Macbook. I am not very technical and
>> haven't had the best luck figuring this out on my own.
>> 
>> I currently work in healthcare EHR systems. A position that I
>> recently applied for is requesting that I know basic SQL for
>> healthcare reporting purposes. This is the reason that I would like
>> the application on my computer.
>> 
>> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>> 
>> 
>> Thank you,
>> Rebecca Suval
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