Learn how to install MySQL on a Cloud Server with Windows Server 2016, using the free MySQL Installer tool.
- A Cloud Server with Windows 2016.
Note: MySQL is installed and running on a Standard Windows installation by default. If your server was created with a Minimum installation, the following steps will install MySQL on the server.
Download the MySQL Installer
Connect to the server with Remote Desktop. Open a browser window and go to the MySQL Windows Download Page.
Click MySQL Installer.
Click to download the web-community version of the Installer.
Install or Upgrade MySQL
mysql-installer-web-community file, which you have downloaded. This will launch the MySQL Installer wizard.
Select the MySQL products you wish to install or upgrade. The installed version and available upgrade version will be shown for products which are already installed.
As you can see, this server already has MySQL version 5.7.15 installed. The installer will upgrade this to version 5.7.20.
Click Next to continue. Then click Execute to install/upgrade MySQL.
The installation/upgrade will be completed.