Starting MySQL

What is the command to connect Mysql Server ?.

MySQL is a popular open-source relational database management system. To start MySQL, follow these steps:

  1. Check if MySQL is installed: Open the terminal (command prompt in Windows) and type “mysql -v”. If MySQL is installed, you will see the version number of MySQL.

  2. Start the MySQL service: On Linux, type “sudo service mysql start”. On Windows, open the “Services” panel and start the “MySQL” service.

  3. Connect to the MySQL server: Type “mysql -u root -p” and enter the password for the root user.

  4. Verify that MySQL has started: Type “status” and you should see “mysql” as the current database, and “Uptime: xxx” indicating that MySQL has started and is running.

Note: If you don’t have the root password, you can reset it by stopping the MySQL service, then starting it with the “–skip-grant-tables” option, logging in as the root user without a password, and then updating the password.

Example for Connect to MYSQL server

mysql>mysql -u root -p