After creating a partition and formatting, you can mount it to a mount point.
Create a directory to mount
First create a directory where the partition should be mounted.
# mkdir /home/database
Mount the file system.
# mount /dev/sda1 /home/database
Automatically mount filesystem
To automatically mount the filesystem after the reboot, add the following entry to the /etc/fstab
/dev/sda1 /home/database ext3 defaults 0 2