I always create a database by hand.  On the console type:

mysql -u root -p

(It will prompt you for the mysql superuser's password.  Then run:

CREATE DATABASE db_name_here;

Then you would use the grant statement accordly to give users permissions
to it.


On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Steve Jackson wrote:

> I am new to MySQL and PHP.
> Having looked at PHPMyAdmin the GUI I was wondering if it's possible to
> create a new database within the system?
> If so what are the commands? I ask because I only have one database on my
> server and don't want to populate it with different tables, I'd rather have
> seperate ones for seperate functions.. Ideas or advice? is the way I am
> suggesting better or worse than the way my hosting company expects me to
> work?
> Thanks in advance.
> Steve.

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