Connect to MySQL with MySQL Workbench

Databases > MySQL
To manage the tables and data in the MySQL database, you will need to obtain a database management system. These instructions are for the popular MySQL Workbench interface.

Download MySQL Workbench from and install it on your computer.

1.Launch MySQL Workbench. You will be presented with the Home window,click New Connection.
2.Enter your own Connection Name and the fill in Mysql connection info, click Test Connection button to check.

3.You will get successful connection message,click OK button to add this new record.

For step-by-step instructions on backing up a database using MySQL Workbench, please see this article.