How To Install MySQL – MariaDB on CentOS 7

Install MySQL / MariaDB
Installing MariaDB is as simple as running just one command:


# yum -y install mariadb-server mariadb

And then start MySQL, now MariaDB:


# systemctl start mariadb

Be sure that MySQL/MariaDB starts at boot:


# systemctl enable mariadb

To check the status of MySQL/MariaDB:


# systemctl status mariadb

To top MySQL/MariaDB:


# systemctl stop mariadb

Check the installation with the command client:


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