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How do I get a MySQL process?

What is the DSN (hostname) I should use to connect to my MySQL database?

Ok, I have a MySQL process. How do I create a database?

What is the difference between a MySQL process and a MySQL database?

If I lose my MySQL admin user password, can you help me get it back?

How do I access my MySQL database process from the ssh server command line?

Can I use ssh port forwarding to access my MySQL database from a remote location?

Where can I find more information on properly creating MySQL users?

What are the default databases present in my MySQL process?

Why do I have to pay for a stopped MySQL process?

When I change my member password, do my MySQL passwords change too?

What does the MySQL Error Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2) mean? (or socket 'please_see_the_faq')

Why do I get an error "Cannot log in to the MySQL server" when I try to log in to phpMyAdmin?

When I try to log in to phpMyAdmin I get the error "the username was not provided." What should I do?

What 'Host' value should I use when creating MySQL users?

Why shouldn't I use my MySQL admin username from my web site?

How can I remove my MySQL process?

How do I enable or disable InnoDB for my MySQL process?

How can I make automatic backups of MySQL?

What does it mean that my MySQL process is "damaged?"

What username and password do I use to administer my MySQL process?

How do I enable or disable MySQL logs?

How do I upgrade from MariaDB 5.3 to MariaDB 10.x?

Why do newly-created MySQL processes seem so expensive?