MySQL, no doubt one of the most popular and widely used database/server which integrated with PHP scripts. MySQL is simple to use, which allows you to create and test web application without affecting the data on your live websites. This article guides on installing MySQL locally on your PC.
Follow the step-by-step guide and you will be able to install MySQL locally on your PC in few minutes.
Step1: Download MySQL installer from here
Step2: After Downloading the installer click on to start the set-up process as shown below:
Step3: After clicking on the next button, you will be ask to select the “Type of Set-up”. You have to choose only one out of three options available (I have chosen Typical Option).
Step4: Now simply click on “Install” button and this will install the “MySQL” on your PC.
Step5: After clicking on “Install” button, it will start installing it on your PC and take some time, (as shown below).
Step6: As soon as the installation process finishes,you will see a screen (as shown below). Now click on “Next” button to go ahead.
Step7: After clicking on “Next” button and it takes you next screen where you have to click on “Next”button again, as shown below:
Step8: After clicking on “Next” button, you’ll see the last screen which shows “Wizard Completed”. Congratulations – MySQL installed on your computer.
You have successfully install MySQL on your PC. Wait for next article which guides you in configuring it.
Do let us know in the comments section if you face any problem in installing MySQL on PC?