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mysql-cli on Kickstarter

Open Query is supporting the mysql-cli Kickstarter project (for MySQL and MariaDB) by Amjith Ramanujam who already successfully completed a similar tool for PostgreSQL.

It is a new MySQL client with Auto-Completion and Syntax Highlighting. From the info provided, it’s Python based, thus portable, and can be installed without root access. Could be a very useful tool. The good old mysql command line client does lack some things, yet a relatively low-level command line client is often useful for remote tasks (as opposed to graphical tools) so we reckon it’s good that this realm gets a bit of attention!

Alias shortcuts to MySQL CLI

Do you get write laziness in the command line everything what you need to connect to a MySQL server every time?

It may take less than minute, but sometimes one minute is vital (especially if we’re near the end of the world):

ivancp@ubuntu$ mysql -u root -p -h mysqlhost database

When we are hurry, these commands often fail several times per minute.

The solution: we can create shortcuts with bash alias commands in file ~/.bashrc :

# File ~ /. Bashrc
# Command "my" to connect to a local server
alias my='mysql -u root -p'
# Command "my2" to connect to a remote server
alias my2='mysql -u root -h -p'

Next time if you want to access the local server just type the command my [database name] , there only ask for database password. You can use any command aliases, I prefer  “my” and “my2” they are short and useful.

But if you have several servers comes …

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