MySQL 5.7.6 brings in a simplification that solves the very first problem that I encountered back in the days when I first started using MySQL 5.0. Namely…
How do I create a new database instance?
I know it sounds like a very basic question. But as it turned
out, the answer was not that simple. I tried
mysqld --help. Nothing there. And
then, after reading the manual and trying out the complex command