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Learn MySQL / MariaDB for Beginners – Part 1

In this article we will show how to create a database (also known as a schema), tables (with data types), and explain how to perform Data Manipulation Language (DML) operations with data on a MySQL / MariaDB server.

It is assumed that you have previously 1) installed the necessary packages on your Linux system, and 2) executed mysql_secure_installation to improve the database server’s security. If not, follow below guides to install MySQL/MariaDB server.