MySQL Notes

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  • To list the databases on a MySQL server:
show databases;
  • To select a database on a MySQL server:
use database;
  • To list the tables in a MySQL database:
show tables;
  • To list the schema of a table in a MySQL database:
desc table;
  • To securely provide a user password automatically, place user passwords within the [client] section of ~/.my.cnf. The file should have 600 or 400 permissions. e.g.,
[client]
password="password"

5.5.6. Keeping Your Password Secure

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