MariaDB is a community-developed, open-source fork of the popular MySQL relational database management system. It is designed to be a drop-in replacement for MySQL and offers enhanced performance, scalability, and security features.
Step 1: Update System Packages
Before installing MariaDB, it is recommended to update the system packages to their latest versions. Open a terminal and run the following command:
sudo apt update
Step 2: Install MariaDB
To install MariaDB on Ubuntu 20.04, execute the following command in the terminal:
sudo apt install mariadb-server
This will install the MariaDB server along with the necessary dependencies.
Step 3: Secure MariaDB Installation
After the installation is complete, run the security script to set up the MariaDB root password and other security-related options:
Follow the prompts to set a strong password, remove anonymous users, disallow root login remotely, remove the test database, and reload the privilege tables.
Step 4: Start and Enable MariaDB
Once the installation process is finished, start the MariaDB service and enable it to automatically start at boot time:
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