In this tutorial, we will learn different MySQL Components. Some of the MySQL database components are as follows:
- MySQL Server
- MySQL Workbench
- MySQL Monitor
- MySQL Shell
- MySQL Router
- MySQL JDBC Drivers
MySQL Database Server is the core product. MySQL server is a relational database management system (RDBMS). We can create and manage database objects, store and retrieve data and is a back-end for application programs.
MySQL Workbench is the GUI tool to manage the MySQL server instance. It allows us to create and design database schemas and work with the database objects like tables, views, etc.
- Check Server Status.
- Design and run SQL queries using the tool.
- Start and Shutdown MySQL database instances.
MySQL client application to manage MySQL servers and InnoDB clusters.
MySQL Monitor is the program that we can start from command line prompt to interact with the MySQL database. We can start the monitor by connecting as the root user.
For example, to start MySQL monitor:
C:\TestingDocs>mysql -u root -p Enter password: ***** Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g. Your MySQL connection id is 11 Server version: 8.0.27 MySQL Community Server - GPL Copyright (c) 2000, 2021, Oracle and/or its affiliates. Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement.
MySQL High availability(HA) daemon for InnoDB cluster setup.
MySQL Connectors provide database connectivity to various programming language application programs. Some of them are C/C++, Java, .NET, ODBC, etc,
JDBC ( Java DataBase Connectivity) Driver for database interaction with application programs.
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