Connect to This MariaDB Database on Linux

15 minutes
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

You are working as a System Administrator and have been tasked with querying a running MariaDB instance. You will need to run two queries; find the name of the user with ID 3 and the ID of the user with the name “David”.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Connect to the database.

As this database is behind a firewall, you must first connect to the server using ssh.

After connected to the server via ssh, you can connect using the mysql client.
sudo mysql -h localhost -u root demo

Print the name of the user with ID 3.

select name from users where ID = 3;

Print the ID of the user named “David”.

select ID from users where name = 'David';

Additional Resources

You will need to complete the following tasks to accomplish this:

  1. Connect to the database.
  2. Print the name of the user with ID 3.
  3. Print the ID of the user named "David".

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