Installing OpenApp MySQL DBMS on Rackspace Cloud is easy and this guide shows to install OpenApp MySQL from CLI so that you can use MySQL server with a GUI. You can set OpenApp MySQL on different server other than your FTP server and add effective load balancing to make it more yummy elastic !
Introduction for Installing OpenApp MySQL DBMS on Rackspace Cloud
Regarding preparation of the Cloud Server, we will suggest to use at least 2 servers and one load balancer from your Next Generation Rackspace Cloud Panel. Use a separate new domain name, map it properly to make it elastic. Use 4 GB RAM and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS as Server OS. We will not go in to details of this setup, if you need help, seek for our paid professional service. If you are using Managed Rackspace Server, then you can simply show this article and they will do the work behalf of you.
In this guide for Installing OpenApp MySQL DBMS on Rackspace Cloud, we will show the basic one Cloud Server Setup, not a High Availability Cloud setup, that will fulfill the need of most users.
Steps for Installing OpenApp MySQL DBMS on Rackspace Cloud
Go to your Cloud Control Panel and Create a Server Instance. If you have never used Rackspace Cloud Control Panel, Please follow the initial steps as described in the guide Ubuntu with GUI on Rackspace Cloud Server as VNC Remote Desktop. If you need help for using Windows SSH/Telnet client PuTTY, please follow this guide.
Copy Paste the Password and IP in a text editor like Notepad and lets get started with Installing OpenApp MySQL DBMS on Rackspace Cloud. So open your Terminal or PuTTY and login as root.
First, update it :
Restarting the Server is advised but not mandatory. Open sources.list file to edit it in nano :
sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
Add this line :
deb http://download.openpanel.com/deb lucid main openapp
Save it and exit from nano text editor. Add the Key :
apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 4EAC69B9
Now again you will need to update it with the new sources.list :
And as the main step for Installing OpenApp MySQL DBMS on Rackspace Cloud, type it :
apt-get install openapp-mysql
It will ask for a password and you need to set the postfix (use arrow keys and Enter key).
Update with a password :
openpanel-cli "update user password=«passwordhere»"
On your Browser, point to this location :
Use the password you used in the last step to login. And here it is :