A containerized Percona XTraDB
# Run XTraDB docker run -it --name xtradb -e MYSQL_ROOT_PASSWORD=XXXX usman/xtradb # You will be in an interactive prompt # modify / create /etc/my.cnf /etc/init.d/mysql bootstrap-pxc # run setup sql mysql -u root < /tmp/mysql-setup.sql
When you start the xtradb image, you can adjust the configuration of the MySQL instance by passing one or more environment variables on the docker run command line. Do note that none of the variables below will have any effect if you start the container with a data directory that already contains a database: any pre-existing database will always be left untouched on container startup.
This variable is mandatory and specifies the password that will be set for the MySQL root superuser account. In the above example, it was set to my-secret-pw.
This variable is optional and allows you to specify the name of a database to be created on image startup. If a user/password was supplied (see below) then that user will be granted superuser access (corresponding to GRANT ALL) to this database.
These variables are optional, used in conjunction to create a new user and to set that user's password. This user will be granted superuser permissions (see above) for the database specified by the
MYSQL_DATABASE variable. Both variables are required for a user to be created.
Do note that there is no need to use this mechanism to create the root superuser, that user gets created by default with the password specified by the
This is an optional variable. Set to yes to allow the container to be started with a blank password for the root user. NOTE: Setting this variable to yes is not recommended unless you really know what you are doing, since this will leave your MySQL instance completely unprotected, allowing anyone to gain complete superuser access.
To build the image, simply invoke
docker build -t xtradb github.com/techtraits/xtradb
A prebuilt container is also available in the docker index
docker pull usman/xtradb
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