Install MariaDB on CentOS 7 or RHEL 7

Install MariaDB on CentOS 7 or RHEL 7

By default Centos 7 repository is MySQL 5.5. If you want to use latest stable MariaDB, you need to use Official MariaDB repository.

You need to create MariaDB repository on /etc/yum.repos.d/MariaDB.repo and paste code below.

If you want to use MariaDB specific release for example MariaDB 10.3.14, you can put minor release version on MariaDB.repo.

MariaDB repository

Then clean all yum cache with

Import the GPG public key from MariaDB for the first time that you install a package from MariaDB’s repository.

Then this command will install MariaDB on your Centos 7

MariaDB configuration is on /etc/my.cnf and /etc/conf.d/*.conf. Please configure it, for example InnoDB memory, MyISAM etc.

Enable MariaDB on start up and start MariaDB daemon.

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