How to install MariaDB on CentOS

Goto https://downloads.mariadb.org/mariadb/repositories/#mirror=evowise-ny and select version to generate repository file. For version 10.1, the file content as blow:

# MariaDB 10.1 CentOS repository list - created 2016-11-04 03:20 UTC
# http://downloads.mariadb.org/mariadb/repositories/
[mariadb]
name = MariaDB
baseurl = http://yum.mariadb.org/10.1/centos7-amd64
gpgkey=https://yum.mariadb.org/RPM-GPG-KEY-MariaDB
gpgcheck=1

Installation command:

sudo yum install MariaDB-server MariaDB-client

Command to secure Mysql (By default, root doesn’t have password)

sudo service mariadb start
sudo mysql_secure_installation

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