3.1. MySQL database

General

Goobi saves information using a database. As a rule, the preferred option is MySQL. Ideally, the latest stable version of this database engine is installed from the operating system’s standard repositories.

Example: Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS

If you are using Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS, MySQL is installed from the standard repositories by means of the following command:
sudo aptitude install mysql-server
The service can be stopped and started using the following commands:
service mysql stop
service mysql start
The configuration data for MySQL is located on the following path:
/etc/mysql/