Update MySQL Server to 5.6 When Using Cloud9 (c9.io)

If you want to update the MySQL server from version 5.5.X to 5.6.X when using Cloud9 (c9.io), you can use the following steps.

Update MySQL Server

Update apt:

sudo apt-get update

Install MySQL server 5.6:

sudo apt-get install mysql-server-5.6

Check Version

To check the version, you can enter the command line interface:

mysql-ctl cli

And query for the version:

SELECT VERSION();