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Cloud SQL

Google's article Creating and managing MySQL databases covers this material pretty well, I've included some commands below

Note, the --async flag returns immediately, without waiting for the operation to complete


I'd also take a look at Google's article about creating and managing MySQL users. If you see references to % as the host, it denotes an unrestricted host name. They wrote a good post on MySQL users as well.

Check out Google's article about connecting with MySQL Workbench, as well as their article about exporting data to a SQL dump file in Cloud Storage

Google wrote a great article about starting, stopping, and restarting instances