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What Is the MySQL Server Daemon - mysqld?

"mysqld" is MySQL server daemon program which runs quietly in background on your computer system. Invoking "mysqld" will start the MySQL server on your system. Terminating "mysqld" will shutdown the MySQL server. Here is a tutorial example of invoking "mysqld" with the "--console" option:

>cd \mysql\bin
>mysqld --console
... 19:52:54  InnoDB: Started; log sequence number 0 43655
... 19:52:54 [Note] mysqld: ready for connections.
Version: '5.0.24-community'  socket: ''  port: 3306  
 MySQL Community Edition (GPL)

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  3. How To Start MySQL Server Daemon mysqld?
  4. How To Properly Shutdown MySQL Server Daemon mysqld?
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  6. How To Turn on Query Logs?
  7. How To Turn on Error Logs?
  8. What Is Binary Log File?
  9. How To Turn on Binary Logs?
  10. How To Use mysqlbinlog to View Binary Logs?
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  12. How To Connect to MySQL Server on a Different Port?

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