From Fedora Project Wiki

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


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