A basic question about databases

April 19, 2016 371 views

I was wondering if there were basic guides on how to add and remove databases and copy databases here?

Apologies if this has been asked before...

Many thanks

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Hi there,

There's some great guides knocking about for different database technologies that can help get you up & running. I'd so some research on what database suits your needs (or experiment with a few) and go from there:

MySQL: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/a-basic-mysql-tutorial
MongoDB: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-mongodb-on-ubuntu-14-04
Postgres: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-use-postgresql-on-ubuntu-14-04
CouchDB: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-couchdb-and-futon-on-ubuntu-14-04
Redis: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-use-redis

Hopefully the above will get you going :)


by Etel Sverdlov
MySQL is a powerful database management system used for organizing and retrieving data. This tutorial explains how to access the MySQL Shell, how to create and delete a new database, how to create and delete a new table, and how to add, delete, and update columns and rows.
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