Renaming Database Tables with PhpMyAdmin

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Renaming a table within a database is a task that may need to be done occasionally. You might just need to rename it for clarification purposes, to archive old data, to make a copy when a restore is being done, or any number of other reasons. PhpMyAdmin helps you rename a database quickly with just a few clicks.

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Grant Permissions to a MySQL User on Linux via Command Line

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  • These instructions are intended for granting a MySQL user permissions on Linux via the command line
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 6.5 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
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Exporting Databases and Tables with PhpMyAdmin

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Using PhpMyAdmin to export a database or table is a great way to make a backup you can save locally, or it can help you with transferring that information to another server quickly. A few simple steps can be a powerful tool to help you and your business. We will go over exporting all databases at once, a single database, and exporting a single table. This guide assumes that you have already logged in to PhpMyAdmin.

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Create a MySQL User on Linux via Command Line

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  • These instructions are intended for creating a MySQL user on Linux via the command line.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 6.5 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
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Importing Databases and Tables with PhpMyAdmin

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Using PhpMyAdmin to import databases can help us in a few different situations, like when moving a database from one server to another, updating a table that is being developed elsewhere, or even restoring content from a backup. PhpMyAdmin helps make all those processes easy to accomplish through our browser.

This guide assumes that you have already logged in to PhpMyAdmin. We will go over what happens if we try to import into an existing database, importing a single table, and also partially restoring from a full database backup.

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Searching Through a Database with PhpMyAdmin

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Using PhpMyAdmin to search for records and information in your database can quickly help you get the information you need without having to run advanced search queries. This tutorial assumes you have already logged in to PhpMyAdmin, and shows how to search by keyword and for a range of records.

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Running SQL Queries on a Database with PhpMyAdmin

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In this tutorial, we will explore how to run SQL queries on a database within PhpMyAdmin. SQL stands for Structured Query Language. SQL statements or queries are used to perform database tasks such as searching, updating, or retrieving data from a database.

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How to Install Libreoffice on Ubuntu 16.04

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If you are looking to collaborate with your coworkers or employees and create and share documents on your Ubuntu VPS server without taking up space on your local computer system, LibreOffice is the perfect tool for you. Formerly known as OpenOffice (based on StarOffice) this tool has evolved largely from the vast community of developers that contribute to its success daily. This powerful tool is currently in use by millions around the world as a free and open-source alternative to the Microsoft Office Suite of tools.

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Becoming Familiar with Databases in PhpMyAdmin

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This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to PhpMyAdmin. Now let’s familiarize ourselves with databases and PhpMyAdmin.

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Change a Password for PostgreSQL on Linux via Command Line

Reading Time: < 1 minutePostgreSQL supports many client authentication methods, but in this case we’re only going to concern ourselves with two: password and md5.
Note: The default authentication method for PostgreSQL is ident. If you’d like to change the PostgreSQL authentication method from ident to md5, then visit the linked tutorial!
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