How To Install MySQL on CentOS 7

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How To Install MySQL on CentOS:- MySQL is a popular open-source relational database management application. It forms part of the LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), a software stack that powers web servers.

This article will walk you through how to install MySQL on CentOS 7.

Installing MySQL 5.6 on CentOS 7

1. Open your Terminal and run this command.

$ yum update -y 

2. Then run this command for Install Community Repository

$ rpm -Uvh $ rpm -ivh mysql-community-release-el7-5.noarch.rpm 

3. And then run the following command

yum install mysql mysql-server 

4. Start MySQL and Enable Auto-Start after booting

$ systemctl start mysqld
$ systemctl enable mysqld 

Secure MySQL Server

Now you ready to use MySQL server but before using that you need to secure MySQL server. Run the following command for Secure MySQL Server

$ mysql_secure_installation 

Check your MySQL Client and Server are Working 

$ mysql -V 

Now you have Successfully Install MySQL on CentOS 7. Next, you have to access your Database and Create a table.

How to login my MySQL Database

Follow the below Steps for Connect your MySQL database using the terminal:-

  1. Connect to Mysql on the server using MySQL password.

# mysql -u root -p

2. Now create a new database using the below command.

> create database (dbname);

3. Now we will provide access to the user to the newly created database.

> grant all privileges on (dbname).* to '(username)'@'%' identified by '(password)'

4. Now save changes using commit command and exit.

> commit

Mysql Db Backup & Restore

In Conclusion

Congratulation now you are know that how to install the database servers. Above all commands are good to start for beginners. Start more learning with our other blog link here.

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