Install MySQL (MariaDB) on CentOS 7

Step 1 : Login to Server

At first, we need to login to our server via SSH. Open your terminal and run this command:

ssh root@IPaddress -p PORT

Step 2 : Install MariaDB

Run this command to install MariaDB:

sudo yum install mariadb mariadb-server

Start MariaDB server:

sudo systemctl start mariadb

Enable MariaDB to start at boot:

sudo systemctl enable mariadb

Run the mysql_secure_installation the script which will perform several security-related tasks:

sudo mysql_secure_installation

Step 3 : Useful Commands

sudo systemctl stop mariadb
sudo systemctl restart mariadb
sudo systemctl reload mariadb
sudo systemctl status mariadb

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