Step # 1
This tutorial is about installation of MySQL on MAC OS X, so the first step is to get your hands on mysql-5.6.21-osx10.9-x86_64.dmg from dev.mysql.com.
Image of the dmg file
Double click on the .dmg file to start with the installation.
Step # 2
Double click on the package file, This will start the actual installation process.
Image of the package inside the .dmg file
Step # 3
After double clicking on the package file, you will see the introduction page of the installation.
Image of introduction
Click on continue button to go to the next step of installation.
Step # 4
License agreement, to go ahead you will have to agree to the license agreement. To accept the license click on continue button.
Step # 5
Accept the license
Accept the license
Image of the license agreement
click on Agree button to go ahead.
Step # 6
Select the installation location
Image of the installation location
Select the location based on where you want the software to be installed, and press continue button.
Step # 7
Confirm the installation location
The OS will tell you the amount of space required for the installation, if you are fine with it then press install button or go back and change the installation location.
Confirm the location
Step # 8
User permission is required to go ahead with the installation, so you will be asked for the user password.
User password for installation
Step # 9
Installation progress will be show to you
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Step # 10
Yay! installation is over!
If the installation was successfull, you will get the installation completed successfully message.
Close the dialog and go to system preferences to start MySQL server!.
Step # 11
Go to System preferences to see start the MySQL server
Apple OS X system preferences/h4>
Step # 12
Double click on the MySQL icon, you should see that the server instance is not running (Stopped).
Step # 13
MySQL server up and running!
Click on Start MySQL server, the server will be now up and running! enjoy!