How To Set up a Database using the MySQL Database Wizard?

What is MySQL Database?

MySQL is an open source relational database management system (RDBMS). It is based on a structured query language (SQL). MySQL runs on all types of platforms including Linux and Windows. Though it can be used in wide range of applications. MySQL is most frequently related to web-based applications.

What do you mean by MySQL Database Wizard in a cpanel?

The MySQL Database Wizard guides you through the setup of a MySQL database, user privileges, and user accounts. You can make use of the MySQL Database wizard to create your first database and user. To create additional databases or users, you can also utilize the MySQL Databases interface.

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Steps to setup a database using the MySQL database Wizard in cpanel:

Step-1: Login to cpanel

Step-2: Select MySQL database wizard from Databases section

Select database wizard

Step-3: Enter the name for the new database and then click Next Step

Create database

Step-4: Now we required creating a user for this database. Enter the username and create a password, and then click on Create User.

Create database user

Step-5: Select All Privileges check box, and then click Next Step

Add privilege

Finally, MySQL database will be created, and the new user will be added to the database.

Task completed