i cant install mysql . i have tried many ways . install yum repos as mentioned here on installing mariadb instead of mysql .
both ends up on these

No package mysql-community-server available.
No package mariadb-server available.
No package mysql-server available.
No package Mariadb-server available.

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Hello,

You will need to first download and then add the MySQL repository and then update:

wget http://repo.mysql.com/mysql-community-release-el7-5.noarch.rpm
sudo rpm -ivh mysql-community-release-el7-5.noarch.rpm
yum update

Then install MySQL as usual and start the service. During installation, you will be asked if you want to accept the results from the .rpm file’s GPG verification. If no error or mismatch occurs, enter y.

yum install mysql-server
systemctl start mysqld

To check if MySQL is running, run:

systemctl status mysqld

You can also run the mysqlsecureinstallation script to address several security concerns in a default MySQL installation.

You will be given the choice to change the MySQL root password, remove anonymous user accounts, disable root logins outside of localhost, and remove test databases. It is recommended that you answer yes to these options.

Hope this helps!

Alex

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