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20 mysqladmin Commands for MySQL/MariaDB Database Administration

mysqladmin is a command-line database administration utility that comes with MySQL/MariaDB server. It’s used by DBAs to perform basic MySQL tasks such as setting the root password, changing the root password, monitoring mysql processes, reloading privileges, creating/dropping databases, checking server status, show usage statistic, kill running queries, etc.  Here are 20 of the most important commands DBAs should know.