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Mariaab along with mysql

Install Mariadb along with Mysql in Centos

MariaDB is a community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system intended to remain free under the GNU GPL. You can use the link to know more about MariaDB and  it's features. If you want to try MariaDB without losing MySQL, then here is the tutorial for running MariaDB alongside MySQL.

Let's start with the steps to install Mariadb along with Mysql

Fix chkconfig

Fix chkconfig command not found

It happened in one of the servers we maintain, chkconfig was installed but it couldn't be loaded. Below are the sequence of commands I used to find the cause and fix.

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# It was needed to have tomcat start at boot time

$ sudo chkconfig --add tomcat  
-bash: chkconfig: command not found

# I thought it was not installed but it is in place.

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