2.3.5. Installing MySQL from a Noinstall Zip Archive
Users who are installing from the Noinstall package can use the
instructions in this section to manually install MySQL. The
process for installing MySQL from a Zip archive is as follows:
Extract the archive to the desired install directory.
Create an option file.
Choose a MySQL server type.
Start the MySQL server.
Secure the default user accounts.
This process is described in the sections that follow.