Saturday, 1 November 2014

Sakila DB Installation in MySql

The Sakila sample database is available from A downloadable archive is available in compressed tar file or Zip format. The archive contains three files: sakila-schema.sql, sakila-data.sql, and sakila.mwb.
The sakila-schema.sql file contains all the CREATE statements required to create the structure of the Sakila database including tables, views, stored procedures, and triggers.
The sakila-data.sql file contains the INSERT statements required to populate the structure created by the sakila-schema.sql file, along with definitions for triggers that must be created after the initial data load.
The sakila.mwb file is a MySQL Workbench data model that you can open within MySQL Workbench to examine the database structure.
To install the Sakila sample database, follow these steps:
  1. Extract the installation archive to a temporary location such as C:\temp\ or /tmp/. When you unpack the archive, it creates a directory named sakila-db that contains the sakila-schema.sql and sakila-data.sql files.
  2. Connect to the MySQL server using the mysql command-line client with the following command:
  3.   shell> mysql -u root -p
Enter your password when prompted. A non-root account can be used as long as the account has privileges to create new databases.
  1. Execute the sakila-schema.sql script to create the database structure by using the following command:
  2.   mysql> SOURCE C:/temp/sakila-db/sakila-schema.sql;
Replace C:/temp/sakila-db with the path to the sakila-schema.sql file on your system.
·  Execute the sakila-data.sql script to populate the database structure with the following      command:
       mysql> SOURCE C:/temp/sakila-db/sakila-data.sql;
              Replace C:/temp/sakila-db with the path to the sakila-data.sql file on your system.
·  Confirm that the sample database is installed correctly. Execute the following statements. You    should see output similar to that shown here.
mysql> USE sakila;
       Database changed

| Tables_in_sakila           |
| actor                      |
| address                    |
| category                   |
| city                       |
| country                    |
| customer                   |
| customer_list              |
| film                       |
| film_actor                 |
| film_category              |
| film_list                  |
| film_text                  |
| inventory                  |
| language                   |
| nicer_but_slower_film_list |
| payment                    |
| rental                     |
| sales_by_film_category     |
| sales_by_store             |
| staff                      |
| staff_list                 |
| store                      |
22 rows in set (0.00 sec)

mysql> SELECT COUNT(*) FROM film;
| COUNT(*) |
| 1000     |
1 row in set (0.02 sec)

mysql> SELECT COUNT(*) FROM film_text;
| COUNT(*) |
| 1000     |

1 row in set (0.00 sec)

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