Learn SQL online – A curated list of courses on SQL – Bafflednerd. MySQL 5.7.12 – Part 4: A new MySQL Command Line Shell. The classic MySQL command line tool is how most users – developers and administrators – interact with a MySQL server.
From administrative tasks to trying out queries, it wouldn’t be far-fetched to call it the face of MySQL. With a new programming interface built into the MySQL Server, we need to properly support it at the client side in connectors, tools and of course, the command line client.