Translator++ supports MySQL/MariaDB as a database for translation memory.
MySQL is arguably the easiest enterprise level database to setup. It’s simple enough for home users, but you can scale it and take full advantage of its potential to the enterprise level.
How to setup MySQL
The easiest way is to install through XAMPP:
1. Download XAMPP at https://www.apachefriends.org/download.html
2. Follow the installation procedure.
You might be warned not to install XAMPP into
XAMPP installation is easy! You can straight clicking any next button you see, and you will be fine.
Starting MySQL database through XAMPP Control Panel
If you have installed XAMPP like the steps above. You will have a XAMPP control panel application to run database services easily.
You can also access XAMPP Control Panel through start menu
In XAMPP Control Panel, there are several service you can start. What you need to start is MySQL.
Congratulations, you have successfully setup MySQL!
Setup MySQL as a service
You already know how to run a MySQL server.
But you need to start the MySQL server every time your computer reboots and you want to use Translation memory in Translator++.
There is a way to make the MySQL server automatically active every time your computer reboots, by installing it as a service.
It is very easy. You don’t need to be an IT infrastructure expert to do it.
First, open up XAMPP Control panel as administrator
Then check the checkbox at the left of MySQL section. By default it is cross marked.
If success you will see tick mark instead of cross mark.
Voila, now MySQL will automatically start every time your computer boots up.