Outdated: Installing MySQL 5.6.28

A tutorial example is provided on how to install MySQL 5.6.28 on a Windows system.

1. Go to http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/5.6.html.

2. Click the "Download" button next to "Windows (x86, 32-bit), ZIP Archive 5.6.28 344.5M" in the "Other Downloads:" section. The "Begin Your Download - mysql-5.6.28-win32.zip" page shows up.

3. Click "No thanks, just start my download." to skip login and start the download.

4. Save the downloaded file, mysql-5.6.28-win32.zip, on your hard disk in \temp folder.

5. Unzip mysql-5.6.28-win32.zip to "\temp" and move "\temp\mysql-5.7.10-win32" to "\mysql".

6. Open a command window and run "\local\mysql\bin\mysqld" to start MySQL server:

C:\herong>\mysql\bin\mysqld --console
12:43:39 0 [Warning] TIMESTAMP with implicit DEFAULT value is 
deprecated. Please use --explicit_defaults_for_timestamp server option
(see documentation for more details).
12:43:39 0 [Note] \mysql\bin\mysqld (mysqld 5.6.28) starting 
as process 8092 ...

8092 [Note] Plugin 'FEDERATED' is disabled.
8092 [Note] InnoDB: Using atomics to ref count buffer pool pages
8092 [Note] InnoDB: The InnoDB memory heap is disabled
8092 [Note] InnoDB: Mutexes and rw_locks use Windows interlocked 
functions
8092 [Note] InnoDB: Memory barrier is not used
8092 [Note] InnoDB: Compressed tables use zlib 1.2.3
8092 [Note] InnoDB: Not using CPU crc32 instructions
8092 [Note] InnoDB: Initializing buffer pool, size = 128.0M
8092 [Note] InnoDB: Completed initialization of buffer pool
8092 [Note] InnoDB: Highest supported file format is Barracuda.
8092 [Note] InnoDB: 128 rollback segment(s) are active.
8092 [Note] InnoDB: Waiting for purge to start
8092 [Note] InnoDB: 5.6.28 started; log sequence number 1629848
8092 [Note] Server hostname (bind-address): '*'; port: 3306
8092 [Note] IPv6 is available.
8092 [Note]   - '::' resolves to '::';
8092 [Note] Server socket created on IP: '::'.
8092 [Note] Event Scheduler: Loaded 0 events
8092 [Note] \local\mysql-5.6\bin\mysqld: ready for connections.
Version: '5.6.28'  socket: ''  port: 3306 MySQL Community Server (GPL)

7. Open another command window and run "\mysql\bin\mysqladmin" to administrate MySQL server:

\mysql\bin\mysqladmin ping
mysqld is alive

\mysql\bin\mysqladmin -u root shutdown

If you see the MySQL server printing notice and shutting down in the first command window, you know that you have installed MySQL 5.6 correctly.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of SQL

 MySQL Introduction and Installation

 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

Outdated: Installing MySQL 5.6.28

 Outdated: Installing MySQL 5.5.15

 Outdated: Installing MySQL 5.0.2 (Alpha)

 Outdated: Installing MySQL 4.0.18

 Outdated: Creating First Table in MySQL 4.0

 References

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