Downloading and Installing MySQL

A tutorial example is provided on how to download and install MySQL 5.7.10 on a Windows system using MySQL Installer.

1. Go to http://dev.mysql.com/downloads and click on the "Community (GPL) Downloads" in the "MySQL Community Edition" section. The "MySQL Community Downloads" page shows up.

2. Click the "MySQL Community Server (GPL)" link. The "Download MySQL Community Server" page shows up.

3. Click the "Download" button next to "Windows (x86, 32-bit), MySQL Installer MSI". The "Download MySQL Installer" page shows up.

4. Click the "Download" button next to "Windows (x86, 32-bit), MSI Installer 5.7.10 371.7M (mysql-installer-community-5.7.10.0.msi)". "Begin Your Download - mysql-installer-community-5.7.10.0.msi" page shows.

5. Click the "No thanks, just start my download." link to skip the login process. The download process starts.

6. Save the downloaded file, mysql-installer-community-5.7.10.0.msi, to the \temp folder.

7. Double-click on mysql-installer-community-5.7.10.0.msi to start installation. Follow the installation instruction until you see the "MySQL Installer" window shows up.

8. Accept the term and condition and click the "Next" button to continue installation.

9. Select "Full" and click the "Next" button to continue installation.

10. Enter "TopSecret" as the administrator password and click the "Next" button to continue installation.

11. Follow instructions to finish the installation.

MySQL Installer Screen
MySQL Installer Screen

Last update: 2015.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of SQL

MySQL Introduction and Installation

 What Is MySQL?

Downloading and Installing MySQL

 Issues during MySQL Installation

 Starting and Stopping MySQL Server

 Creating First Table in MySQL

 Un-Installing MySQL

 Using MySQL Noinstall Package

 Introduction of MySQL Programs

 Perl Programs and MySQL Servers

 PHP Programs and MySQL Servers

 Java Programs and MySQL Servers

 Datatypes and Data Literals

 Operations and Expressions

 Character Strings and Bit Strings

 Commonly Used Functions

 Table Column Types for Different Types of Values

 Using DDL to Create Tables and Indexes

 Using DML to Insert, Update and Delete Records

 Using SELECT to Query Database

 Transaction Management and Isolation Levels

 Locks Used in MySQL

 Defining and Calling Stored Procedures

 Variables, Loops and Cursors Used in Stored Procedures

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version