Make MySql db available for others to connect to

I have an Apache Server running on my desktop, and when I go
to the following page:

http://cpucnd111.mybusiness.com/

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I get the default 'It works!' web page.

I want to make my My MySql Database available on
this server.

Is it possible?
How do I configure MySql to do this?
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JustinWAsked:
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PranjalShahCommented:
Do you have MySQL installed on your machine? What scripting language you are using?
JustinWAuthor Commented:
MySql is on my machine.

Not sure what language I want to use just yet;
more playing around with trying to create a DB
instance I could remote into later from another machine.

PranjalShahCommented:
I think it will help you to narrow down if you decide what you want to do with the db server. Decide what scripting language you want to use. There are multiple ways you can do this. If planning to use php, there is a wamp server you can install on your machine.

http://www.wampserver.com/en/

Or if you want to do separate installs, just google "install apache mysql".

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JustinWAuthor Commented:
I'm kind of new to databases in general, and know next to nothing about networking;
but at work, when I want to connect to the oracle database we use; I have to enter:

Connection Name: XYZProd
User Name: XAccess
Password: ********
Host Name: Asdifj
Service Name: xyzprod.xyzcompany.com

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I think I want to make one of those.
Where people can remote access
onto my MySql Database
PranjalShahCommented:
If you just want to access the db remotely, you dont need to install apache. All you will have to do is make your desktop a server machine with remote access granted (it should be connected to the network all the time). Give your mysql db permission for remote access. From a remote machine you can access your db through any of the mysql query browsers.
JustinWAuthor Commented:
how do I make my desktop a server machine with remote access?
PranjalShahCommented:
What OS you are using?
JustinWAuthor Commented:
Win7
JustinWAuthor Commented:
was actually more interested in maybe making the DB available to others through an MS Access interface, and see how that works out. Caveat being that I need to make the MySql db available to others.

JustinWAuthor Commented:
Basically, I've got a DB on my Windows Computer that I want other people to have access to.
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