This video tutorial shows you how to install MySQL on an Ubuntu 16.04.
The installation is really simple and requires just a few commands to be entered. This tutorial also shows you how to secure your MySQL instance.
Install MySQL Server
Video covers installing MySQL server on Ubuntu 16.04. The Ubuntu server and desktop steps are the same.
Commands that are used in this video are as follows:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install mysql-server mysql-client ps -ef | grep mysql sudo mysql_secure_installation mysql -p -u root
Once you have logged into the database, then you can run the SQL command below.