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    What do I use to make and modify a database.
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    create and alter; RTFM!
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    Actually, you can't "alter" a database. You can "alter" a table. The only way to alter a database is to add/drop/modify tables (and of course drop the db).

    To create a database:

    create database dbname;

    Now you can:

    use dbname;

    and begin to create tables for that db.

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