I understand that MySQL as a company wants to recruit paying customers. However, as a community user I have a hard time finding what I want on the MySQL website. Today’s frustration is brought to you by trying to find the documentation.
Go ahead, hit http://www.mysql.com (http://www.mysql.com). From there, where do you go to find the documentation?
It’s not Services, not even Services -> Support.
According to Products, the community server is not even a product. How is a potential new user, who wants to learn about MySQL, supposed to know a community version exists? Here are the products listed on the Products page:
MySQL Enterprise Monitor
MySQL Embedded Database
MySQL Database Drivers
MySQL Database Tools
Where’s “MySQL Database” on that list?[Read more...]