MySql plugin for Dokku
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MySql plugin for Dokku

Create mysql containers on the fly or link them persistantly to your web app you push up to your Dokku install. See Dokku for the bigger picture.


cd /var/lib/dokku/plugins
git clone mysql
chmod +x mysql/install mysql/commands mysql/pre-release
dokku plugins-install


$ dokku help
 mysql:create <app>     Create a MySql container
 mysql:delete <app>     Delete specified MySql container
 mysql:info <app>       Display database informations
 mysql:link <app> <db>  Link an app to a MySql database
 mysql:logs <app>       Display last logs from MySql contain

##Simple usage

Create a new DB:

$ dokku mysql:create foo            # Server side
$ ssh dokku@server mysql:create foo # Client side

-----> MySql container created: mysql/foo

       User: 'admin'
       Password: 'RDSBYlUrOYMtndKb'
       Database: 'db'
       Internal port: 3306

Deploy your app with the same name (client side):

$ git remote add dokku git@server:foo
$ git push dokku master
Counting objects: 155, done.
Delta compression using up to 4 threads.
Compressing objects: 100% (70/70), done.
Writing objects: 100% (155/155), 22.44 KiB | 0 bytes/s, done.
Total 155 (delta 92), reused 131 (delta 80)
remote: -----> Building foo ...
remote:        PHP app detected

... blah blah blah ...

remote: -----> Deploying foo ...
remote: -----> App foo linked to mysql/foo database
remote: -----> Deploy complete!
remote: -----> Cleaning up ...
remote: -----> Cleanup complete!
remote: =====> Application deployed:
remote:        http://foo.server

Link your app to the database

dokku mysql:link app_name database_name

##Advanced usage

Deleting databases:

dokku mysql:delete foo

Linking an app to a specific database:

dokku mysql:link foo bar

MySql logs (per database):

dokku mysql:logs foo

Database informations:

dokku mysql:info foo