Addison-Wesley Professional, April, 2013 (new edition)
Welcome to the Web site for MySQL, Fifth Edition (a.k.a. "Doorstop V").
MySQL is a comprehensive text that covers how to use and administer MySQL databases, and how to write MySQL-based programs in C, Perl (using DBI), and PHP (using PDO). It also includes several reference appendixes.
The Fifth Edition is updated to cover MySQL 5.5 and early 5.6.
sampdbsample database distribution, available as a tar file or a ZIP file: