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Working with MySQL/MariaDB

In this hands-on lab, you will install Mysql/MariaDB on a CentOS 7 server. Once that is complete, you will be required to configure the server with the provided data.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 1h 0m
Clock icon May 29, 2019

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Install MariaDB/MySQL

    1. Install using the official repo:
    sudo yum install -y mariadb-server
    sudo systemctl start mariadb
    sudo systemctl enable mariadb
    sudo mysql_secure_installation
  2. Challenge

    Create required resources

    1. Log in to the server:
    mysql -u root -p
    1. Then, create the database and the table:
    create database city_data;
    use city_data
    create table city_info(
    LatD int,
    LatM int,
    LatS int,
    NS char,
    LonD int,
    LonM int,
    LonS int,
    EW char,
    City varchar(50),
    State varchar(50)
    ) ;
  3. Challenge

    Bulk insert and validate the data

    1. Copy the cities.csv file into the mysql user's home directory:
    sudo cp ./data/cities.csv /var/lib/mysql
    1. Perform the bulk insert:
    LOAD DATA INFILE '/var/lib/mysql/cities.csv' INTO table city_info Fields terminated by ',' ENclosed by '"' Lines terminated by '\n' Ignore 1 ROWS;
    1. Validate the data:
    select count(city) from city_info where state='KS';

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