How to install MariaDB on Fedora 26 Server

Fedora Tutorial – This is the quick tutorial to install MariaDB on Fedora 26 Server. MariaDB is a fork of MySQL Server, a popular and powerful RDBMS. With MariaDB, you can build a powerful database server with many features. MariaDB has been used by millions of website around the world because its free, robust and stable. Beside for website, many company has been migrating their database back end from Microsoft Access or SQL Server to MariaDB/MySQL.

install mariadb on fedora 26

Install MariaDB on Fedora 26 is pretty easy because this package is available in Fedora 26 repository. Before continuing, please make sure you have the following in hands.

  • root password
  • internet connection
  • basic shell command knowledge

Steps to install MariaDB on Fedora 26

Log in to your Fedora 26 server and execute this command to install MariaDB server.

Output sample

Start MariaDB service

Now we need to secure the MariaDB installation

Follow on screen instruction shown on your Terminal window.

Modify Firewalld to allow MySQL service

Done. Thanks for reading this how to install MariaDB on Fedora 26 Server. See you on the next tutorial.

 

Ariel

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