MySQL

Laravel can work with multiple databases like MySQL, MariaDB, SQL Server, ...

If you wish to run with MySQL, to be able to work with the command prompt, be sure to add the folder in the PATH variable under Windows:

Adding MySQL in the PATH

When in the path, to connect on MySQL, just run:

mysql -u root

where root is the default username.

When connected, to create a database just execute:

CREATE DATABASE dbname;