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If you have purchased the EasyPHP USB drive accompanied with your course required texbook through the Strayer Bookstore, the software should be ready to use.
If you choose to download the software from http://www.easyphp.org, use the installation guide provided here to install the EasyPHP.
Lab 3: EasyPHP and MySQL Setup
Due Week 5 and worth 75 points
- Install EasyPHP and MySQL and take a screen shot that shows the MySQL prompt on your screen. (Note: You must include the screen shot which shows that MySQL is installed on your computer as part of your assignment. An installation guide to aid the installation of EasyPHP and MySQL is located here.
- Research the capabilities of MySQL.
Write a one to two (1-2) page paper in which you:
- Describe your experiences related to your setup of MySQL. Include any difficulties or issues that you had encountered during the installation.
- Based on your post-installation research, describe the main capabilities of MySQL.
- Describe the approach that you would take to go from a conceptual or logical model that you created in Visio to the implementation of that database structure in MySQL. Determine the additional information that you will need to implement the database design in a database management system.
- Include the screen shot which shows that MySQL is installed on your computer.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
- Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
- Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
- Describe the role of databases and database management systems in managing organizational data and information.
- Recognize the historical development of database management systems and logical data models.
- Use technology and information resources to research issues in database systems.
- Write clearly and concisely about relational database management systems using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.
Click here to view the grading rubric for this assignment.