How to Install MySQL on Windows

July 8, 2020 Liquid Web

If you’re using a Windows-based server to host your content, you may using Microsoft’s database server product, MSSQL. However, licensing restrictions can make using MSSQL difficult, especially for small businesses. Microsoft offers a free version of MSSQL called MSSQL Express that will be suitable for many users, but this version does have limitations on database size and memory usage. If you need a more robust database solution but want to try something with a lower cost (like a free, open-source database server), you could try MySQL database server.

In this video, we describe how to install MySQL on Windows.

Commands:
Download the MySQL Installer from dev.mysql.com. 
https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/installer/ 
Run the installer 
Accept the license agreement
Choose setup type
Complete the configuration process by following the on-screen instructions

Video by: Justin Palmer

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