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Vanchi Nathan
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Hello there!
I have just installed MySql 4.0.18 version and able to launch the server and access the database.<p>The question is, Is it possible to access or use MySql as an embedded database rather than using it as a separate server?</p><p>Thanks in advance... </p>


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Mike Southgate
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I have read that it's possible, but as I'm very new to MySQL I don't know how yet. I know this doesn't really help much...


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Vanchi Nathan
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Thanks Mike
Vanchi Nathan
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Hello,
Can anyone help me!
What should be the URL for making an Java application to access an MySql database?
Joe Ess
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MySQL has some excellent documentation. It clearly states that the embedded server is available in C/C++ only. If you must use the embedded server, you could probably work it with JNI. Be advised that the embedded server is GPL licensed:

The MySQL source code is covered by the GNU GPL license (see section G GNU General Public License). One result of this is that any program which includes, by linking with libmysqld, the MySQL source code must be released as free software (under a license compatible with the GPL).


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