MySQL 8.0 is now part of RedHat Enterprise 8 and other distros based on it like CentOS and Oracle Linux.. This is a very good thing !
However if for any reason you want to use the latest version of MySQL from the Community Repository, you may encounter some frustration if you are not familiar with the new way the package manager works.
Let’s start by verifying our system:
LSB Version: :core-4.1-amd64:core-4.1-noarch Distributor ID: OracleServer Description: Oracle Linux Server release 8.0 Release: 8.0 Codename: n/a
We can see that we are on Oracle Linux 8.0. So now let’s try to install MySQL Server:
[root@localhost ~]# dnf install mysql-server Last metadata expiration check: 0:08:15 ago on Sat 02 Nov 2019 09:54:07 AM UTC. Dependencies resolved. ============================================================================================ Package Arch Version …[Read more]