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Install MySQL on Mac

Install MySQL using Homebrew, open the terminal an type in:

$ brew install mysql

Start MySQL server by typing

$ brew services start mysql

Secure the server by typing

$ mysql_secure_installation

When using brew services start mysql the server will re-start at OS reboot, if you run:

$ brew services stop mysql

This will stop MySQL and not re-start after a OS reboot.

You can also avoid this buy typing:

$ mysql.server start

This will start MySQL and keep it running until the you shutdown the computer or type in:

$ mysql.server stop

Connect to server

$ mysql -u root -p

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