So, continuing on from Part 1, where we set up a PHP server on Server 2012, lets get into MySQL.
You don't need to do this bit if you don't need the database functionality. There's still plenty you can teach with PHP alone, and that's what we're planning to do with Key Stage 4 anyway. Our Key Stage 5 do want to make use of databases though, so here we go... Installing MySQL
Open up the Web Platform Installer that we downloaded last time round and search for MySQL.
Updated 9th May 2013 at 12:29 PM by sonofsanta
This is going to get lengthy. In the interests of keeping it under control, I'm going to assume you know what you're doing to a certain extent.
With all the curriculum changes in ICT/Computer Science, our head of ICT wants to start teaching more PHP, which sounds like a grand plan to me (that's where my degree is, so of course I know that PHP is the best of all scripting languages).
I have no real experience in setting up Linux servers for the usual LAMP paradigm, so