Installing MySQL DB in Windows 8

Download MySQL Installer

MySQL open source software is provided under the GPL License.

OEMs, ISVs and VARs can purchase commercial licenses.

MySQL Installer provides an easy to use, wizard-based installation experience for all your MySQL software needs. Included in the product are the latest versions of:
  • MySQL Server
  • All of our support connectors
  • Workbench and sample models
  • MySQL Notifier
  • MySQL for Excel
  • MySQL for Visual Studio
  • Sample databases
  • Documentation

Choosing the right file:

  • If you have an online connection while running the MySQL Installer, choose the mysql-installer-web-community file.
  • If you do NOT have an online connection while running the MySQL Installer, choose the mysql-installer-community file.

  • Online Installation: mysql-installer-web-community
  • Offline Installation: mysql-installer-community

Note: MySQL Installer is 32 bit, but will install both 32 bit and 64 bit binaries. It also installed MySQL workbench equivalent to SQL Developer of Oracle 11.2g.


help guide :


Creating custom folder

data path: could not customized and chose default.

I thought I configured python

Nope not in this one.



Add User and ading a role; Manas9/Manas9237

error log

Click on Finish to launch MySQL workbench

MySQL workbench overview:

The application run from this physical locatin


From windows command line client terminal

MySQL other tools

MySQL work Bench is equivalent to SQL Developer of Oracle data base .
MySQLadmin and phpMyAdmin are other GUI tools, very often used to manage MySQL database directly. You can tune-up phpMyAdmin in IIS/FastCGI ; at this point Windows-XP/apache2.2 FastCGI crashed and was very unstable.


Checking with phpMyAdmin

I found FastCGI/Linux was equally good, but did not try to compare in deep. My intention was to update PL/SQL, PSQL (PostgreSQL), and