Python MySQL Create Database

Python MySQL Create Database

Creating a Database

To create a database in MySQL, use the “CREATE DATABASE” statement:

Example

create a database named “mydatabase”:

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If the above code was executed with no errors, you have successfully created a database.


Check if Database Exists

You can check if a database exist by listing all databases in your system by using the “SHOW DATABASES” statement:

Example

Return a list of your system’s databases:

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Or you can try to access the database when making the connection:

Example

Try connecting to the database “mydatabase”:

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If the database does not exist, you will get an error.

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