When you start the MySQL Server Instance Configuration Wizard for a new MySQL installation, or choose theoption for an existing installation, you advance to the dialog.
There are two configuration types available:and . The option is intended for new users who want to get started with MySQL quickly without having to make many decisions about server configuration. The option is intended for advanced users who want more fine-grained control over server configuration.
If you are new to MySQL and need a server configured as a single-user developer machine, theshould suit your needs. Choosing the option causes the MySQL Configuration Wizard to set all configuration options automatically with the exception of and .
Thesets options that may be incompatible with systems where there are existing MySQL installations. If you have an existing MySQL installation on your system in addition to the installation you wish to configure, the option is recommended.