If you’re using a Windows-based server to host your content, you may using Microsoft’s database server product, MSSQL. However, licensing restrictions can make using MSSQL difficult, especially for small businesses. Microsoft offers a free version of MSSQL called MSSQL Express that will be suitable for many users, but this version does have limitations on database size and memory usage. If you need a more robust database solution but want to try something with a lower cost (like a free, open-source database server), you could try MySQL database server.
In this video, we describe how to install MySQL on Windows.
Download the MySQL Installer from dev.mysql.com.
Run the installer
Accept the license agreement
Choose setup type
Complete the configuration process by following the on-screen instructions
Video by: Justin Palmer
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