Talking to a MySQL database from within an ASP script is easy. MySQL is an extremely powerful, scalable, free and flexible database management system and it runs the entire devArticles.com site!
If you've had much experience with ADO, then you'll realise that they are just plain old COM objects and you can use these COM objects in other languages including Visual Basic and Delphi to talk to MySQL server.
The MySQL.com web site also has a tonne of API's available for free download from their site. These API's allow you to talk to MySQL database from a huge number of different programming languages including C, C++ , Java, Perl and TCL.
If you'd like more information on connecting to a MySQL server, or on MySQL in general, then please take a look at the links and books below.
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