Commit 98ed1ecc authored by Dmitriy Zaporozhets's avatar Dmitriy Zaporozhets
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Merge pull request #6491 from esmail/patch-1

Database doc changes to address #2412 and #6451.
parents c66218ec 498a4e6b
......@@ -6,6 +6,9 @@ We do not recommend using MySQL due to various issues. For example, case [(in)se
# Install the database packages
sudo apt-get install -y mysql-server mysql-client libmysqlclient-dev
# Ensure you have MySQL version 5.5.14 or later
mysql --version
# Pick a database root password (can be anything), type it and press enter
# Retype the database root password and press enter
......@@ -23,6 +26,10 @@ We do not recommend using MySQL due to various issues. For example, case [(in)se
# change $password in the command below to a real password you pick
mysql> CREATE USER 'git'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY '$password';
# Ensure you can use the InnoDB engine which is necessary to support long indexes.
# If this fails, check your MySQL config files (e.g. `/etc/mysql/*.cnf`, `/etc/mysql/conf.d/*`) for the setting "innodb = off"
mysql> SET storage_engine=INNODB;
# Create the GitLab production database
mysql> CREATE DATABASE IF NOT EXISTS `gitlabhq_production` DEFAULT CHARACTER SET `utf8` COLLATE `utf8_unicode_ci`;
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