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MariaDB is a dropin replacement of MySQL


$ su root
$ yum install mariadb mariadb-server

Initial setup

First let's start MariaDB systemctl start mariadb

Now start the secure installation assistant mysql_secure_installation

Press enter if you didn't have setup a password previously

Then it is advisable to answer as follows Set root password? [Y/n] Y Remove anonymous users? [Y/n] Y Disallow root login remotely? [Y/n] Y Remove test database and access to it? [Y/n] Y Reload privilege tables now? [Y/n] Y

To start MariaDB on boot systemctl enable mariadb

GUI frontends

There are some popular frontends as phpMyAdmin