Starting And Stopping MySQL Using Windows .bat Files

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 - 16:17

I use my PC for a lot of different things, and I don't necessarily need to have MySQL server running all the time, especially when I want to play a game. So I wondered if there was a simple way in which I could start and stop the server using a simple .bat file.

I had a look at the MySQL website and found a page that details how to start MySQL from the command line. This page suggested that I use the following command.

MySQL Event Scheduler

Monday, March 30, 2009 - 11:05

A new feature in MySQL version 5.1.6 is the addition of events. These can be either a single event or a schedule, both of which can be given multiple commands to run.

First, you need to make sure that the event scheduler is running. To do this, open up MySQL query browser (or similar) and run the following MySQL command.


If the event scheduler you will see a row in the output that looks like this:



Monday, November 24, 2008 - 12:03

Drupal is a CMS system that can be freely downloaded and used from the Drupal website. It is not an object orientated PHP driven system and so everything is available through function calls and variables.