Install MySQL on MAC

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Introduction

We'll install MySQL using Homebrew, so I'll assume that you have it installed, if not, please do so, here is the official page

Keep in mind that version 8.0 is not compatible with Node.js Auth, if that is your aim, you need another method of installation. Please go here.

Getting Started

On the terminal, run the following command:

/usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"

Now we have to update homebrew to get the latest version:
brew update
brew install mysql

Run the MySQL daemon: brew services start mysql

Set a rudimentary password for MySQL locally, there is no need to worry about security because it will only be accessible from your machine (I used “newPassword”).

mysqladmin -u root password newPassword

Once installed and running, MySQL is accessible to any app running locally on your machine.







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