The much-anticipated, long-awaited, and possibly irrelevant (Sphinx? Lucene?) InnoDB Fulltext finally makes a semi-official appearance in MySQL 5.6.4! MySQL 5.6.4, release December 20, 2011, is the newest "development milestone release" ("DMR") of MySQL 5.6
I've been spending some time looking through the new features of MariaDB 5.3, and one of the big items is an improved and configurable optimizer. Much of the functionality of the new optimizer is controlled using the
optimizer switch variable [http://kb.askmonty.org/en/mariadb-53-optimizer_switch].
A customer opened a support issue to ask about some help determining why they were seeing a lot of Lock Wait Timeouts. I asked them to enable the InnoDB Lock Monitor so that I could get a look at what was going on in their transactions and whether there might be some locks held longer than necessary.
I've been spending some time lately familiarizing myself with EC2, setting up some MySQL servers & clusters here and there, and doing some really basic configuration testing. One situation you'll run into when interacting with EC2 is that it gets unwieldy to use the AWS Management Console web interface for interacting with your instances.
Just in time for the holidays, SkySQL has published new white papers to keep you occupied while dealing with holiday travel delays, waiting for your turkey to roast, or hiding from your in-laws! Download them, today:
Come listen to us talk about MariaDB together with SpamExperts at Open Source Conference 2011 in Amsterdam.
We welcome everyone to Amsterdam where on Friday at 16:00 CET we will be giving a talk together with SpamExperts at the Open Source Conference 2011. The talk will be about MariaDB and how SpamExperts successfully overcame their problems with MySQL by migrating to MariaDB.
It is finally ready! The training course at least I have been waiting for since we started the company: A MySQL training course for Developers. And this is not just another standard MySQL for Developers training course.
Join Monty Program & SkySQL for an Open Discussion on the Use of MariaDB™ in Commercial Database Projects
Monty Program and SkySQL invite you to an open discussion webinar on why MariaDB™ is the alternative and future of the MySQL® database, not only for the User Community, but also for the Enterprise.
As you may know, since version 5.2.0 (released in April 2010) we support Pluggable Authentication. Using this feature one can implement an arbitrary user authentication and account management policy, completely replacing built-in MariaDB authentication with its username/password combination and
If you’re in Nuremberg Germany next week (November 15-17th) and have anything to do with Oracle or their products, then the DOAG (German Oracle User Group) conference is the place to be.