In a previous blog, I discussed how to pull, install and run
MySQL 8.0 with Docker. I showed how to connect to the
Docker daemon with MySQL.
Now I will show you how to connect to the same Docker instance
using the MySQL Shell which is a tool to use Document Store and
to create InnoDB Clusters.
Installing Docker, Starting MySQL, and Connecting using
First, you grab Docker: https://docs.docker.com/install .
Then, you pull and run MySQL 8.0 (Linux) by running the
following. Note that I’m not using a password which is just
for testing a fleeting MySQL Docker container:
$ docker run –name mysql8 -e
MYSQL_ALLOW_EMPTY_PASSWORD=yes -d mysql/mysql-server
Unable to find image ‘mysql/mysql-server:latest’ locally