Oracle today declared the general accessibility of MySQL 5.6, the world’s most prevalent open-source database.
Optimizer enhancements for all-around query execution.
InnoDB enhancements for higher value-based throughput.
New NoSQL-style memcached APIs.
Partitioning changes for questioning and overseeing huge tables.
Replication upgrades covering many aspects.
Better execution checking by growing the information accessible through the PERFORMANCE_SCHEMA.
Step 1: Install the MySQL database:
First we have to install mysql communitty repository and after that install mysql-server using yum command. Use following steps to install MySQL 5.6.
# rpm -Uvh http://repo.mysql.com/mysql-community-release-el6-5.noarch.rpm
# yum -y install mysql-server
Step 2: Start MySQL.
After installing mysql packages need to start service of mysql using following command.
service mysqld start
Step 3: Start on Boot:
Run following command to start mysql service on boot:
# chkconfig mysqld on
Step 4: Set a secret word for the root client and set other security-related choices. Enter the following command and take after the prompts on your screen to finish the configuration.
Step 5: Verify Version:
Verify the MySQL server version using following command.
# mysql -V
mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.6.23, for Linux (x86_64) using EditLine wrapper
Step 6: Login MySQL:
Use following command to login in MySQL.
# mysql -u root -p
Messages similar to the following display:
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 15
Server version: 5.6.23 MySQL Community Server (GPL)
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