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MySQL Select Database

In this tutorial, We are going to cover,  Select Database in MySQL using command line.

First login to MySQL using with UserName and password.

$ mysql -u username -p

To specify the database to use in MySQL, The USE DATABASE statement is applicable in cases where several databases exist in a MySQL server.


USE database_name;


In this example, let’s name the database “movies”.

mysql> USE movies;


mysql> use movies;

Database changed

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