Install mysql database along with phpadmin on CENTOS 6 7

Mysql is the most popular open database and is the M in the LAMP stack (others being Linux-Apache-PHP)

If your on CentOS and your linux server is connected to the internet installing mysql is just a few terminal commands

1. Install the LAMP stack via yum

$ yum install httpd mysql-server php php-mysql

2. Configure the LAMP Stack

$ service httpd start

Now you should have a webserver up and running on http://localhost/

3. Start and secure your mysql database by executing below script

$ service mysqld start

$ mysql_secure_installation

Securing your database is very important, specially if your deploying a productions database

4. Install phpmyadmin

Install the EPEL Repo, if your on CentOS 6

$ wget
$ rpm -ivh epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

if your on CentOS 7

$ wget
$ rpm -ivh epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

Now install phpmyadmin

$ yum install phpmyadmin

If you want access to phpmyadmin from other computers edit below file and add the host ip’s

$ vi /etc/httpd/conf.d/phpMyAdmin.conf

Require ip <other workstation ip>

Allow from <other workstation ip>

Restart httpd services

$ service httpd restart

You can now access using below URL


Enter your root username and password and you now have a nice GUI to manage your mysql instance

Install NodeJS on CentOS 6 – 7

Install Latest NodeJS on CentOS 6 or 7

1. Add Repo and Install NodeJS

For Stable Release:-

$ yum install -y gcc-c++ make
$ curl -sL | sudo -E bash –

$ yum install nodejs


2. Check the version for Node and NPM

$ node -v


$ npm -v



3. Create a Demo Server

$ vim demo_server.js

add below lines

var http = require(‘http’);
http.createServer(function (req, res) {
res.writeHead(200, {‘Content-Type’: ‘text/plain’});
res.end(‘Welcome To EasyOraDBA’);
}).listen(3005, “”);
console.log(‘Server is running at’);

4. Start the Node Server

[root@easyoradba CordovaApps]# node demo_server.js
Server is running at

Go to your Browser and Paste the URL, your WebServer has been started on port 3005