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How To Use "mysql" to Run SQL Statements?

If you want to run SQL statement to your server with "mysql", you need to start "mysql" and enter your SQL statement at the "mysql" prompt. Here is a good tutorial exercise that shows you how to run two SQL statements with "mysql":

>cd \mysql\bin
>mysql -u root test
Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 4 to server version: 5.0.24

mysql> CREATE TABLE links (name VARCHAR(80));
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.10 sec)

mysql> INSERT INTO links VALUES ('dba.fyicenter.com');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.02 sec)

mysql> quit;

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