Create a MySQL database

Posted December 14, 2003 by Quinn McHenry in MySQL

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SQL command used to create to create a db.

To create a database called ‘financial’ use the following SQL command:

create database financial

The command can be issued from any SQL source including an application with database connectivity (i.e., PHP, Java, etc.) or directly from mysql command (see Connect to a MySQL server using the mysql command for more information).


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Quinn was one of the original co-founders of Tech-Recipes. He is currently crafting iOS applications as a senior developer at Small Planet Digital in Brooklyn, New York.
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