I signed up with DreamHost two days ago. When I try to add a MySQL database, it says "that name is already taken." But I don't have any databases!
that's system wide.
Create a name that no one will think of. Remember the database name is not the host name. So don't get too crazy about names. I name mine after singers I like
I usually name things in the following format:-
makes it easier and more likely that it will be available to use
Oh, I get it... Thanks Madbob and wjd for your help.