How To Install MariaDB on CentOS 7


MariaDB database is developed by the MariaDB Foundation under GNU GPL software . For OS CentOS 7, MySQL database is replaced by MariaDB database.

To install MariaDB, Follow below steps.

Step 1: Update your CentOS 7 repositories by using below command.

sudo yum update

Step 2: install marriadb server package by using below command.

yum install mariadb-server

Step 3: Now start MariaDB by using below command.

sudo systemctl start mariadb

Step 4: Enable MariaDB to start on boot of your CentOS 7.

sudo systemctl enable mariadb

Step 5: To log in to MariaDB using root user

mysql -u root -p

Create your database and start using DB for your application.