How to connect to a remote MySQL database using Linux terminal

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MySQL is an open-source relational database management system (RDBMS).

connect remote mysqlIn this article we will connect to remote MySQL database in the simple way. After you setup a user with proper access rights run the below commands.

$ mysql -u yourUser -p -h

Lets explanation the above command:

-u tells mysql what is your username

-p tells mysql you have a password and will prompt you to enter it after you press enter

-h tells mysql the hostname or IP address of your MySQL server

You can learn more form MySQL database documentation

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