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What is the database information_schema I can see in my phpMyAdmin, do i need it?

The database "information_schema" is the information database where the information about all the other databases is kept.

It is a built-in virtual database with the sole purpose of providing information about the database system itself.

The MySQL server automatically populates the tables in the information_schema.

The database information_schema is also used by cPanel, and it is needed for the account to function properly.