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1. What is Database?
A database is a simplified way to organize data or information into a structured form in an electronic device such as a computer.
One of the most famous database applications is MySQL.
2. Download MySQL Database
Note: You should have MySQL installed on your computer to move ahead in this article.
Download MySQL database at https://www.mysql.com/downloads/.
3. Install MySQL Driver
Navigate your command line to the location of PIP, and type the following:
Download and install “MySQL Connector”:
python -m pip install mysql-connector-python
Now you have downloaded and installed the MySQL driver.
4. Check Installation
To verify whether the installation went well or if it is the case that you have “MySQL Connector” installed, you can create a Python page using the following contents:
Type the following code:
If the above command is executed without error, you’ve got an installed “MySQL Connector.”
5. Create Connection
Enter the username and password that you created while installing MySQL
#create a connection import mysql.connector my_database = mysql.connector.connect(host='localhost', username='yourusername', password='yourpassword') print(my_database)
If you get a line something like above, you have successfully created a connection.
Now you can start working with the database using SQL statements.
If you find anything incorrect in the above-discussed topic and have further questions, please comment below.