Getting Started with MariaDB

by Daniel Bartholomew

In the modern age, storing data is of paramount importance, and this is where databases enter the picture. MariaDB is a relatively new database that has become very popular in a short amount of time. It is a community-developed fork of MySQL and it is designed to be an enhanced and backward compatible database solution.
 

packt-mariaDB-book.JPGGetting Started with MariaDB is a practical, hands-on, beginner-friendly guide to installing and using MariaDB. This book will start with the installation of MariaDB before moving on to the basics. You will then learn how to configure and maintain your database with the help of real-world examples.

Getting Started with MariaDB literally starts at square one by walking you through the basics of what you need to know about MariaDB. This book will teach you how to install MariaDB as well as how to configure it. Following that, you will then be shown how to secure MariaDB. This book will also teach you common commands and will help you learn how to maintain a MariaDB server.

This book will teach you how to do the following:

  • Install MariaDB on Windows/RedHat/Fedora/CentOS Linux/Debian/Ubuntu Linux
  • Configure MariaDB to optimize data storage
  • Administer users on MariaDB
  • Learn how to utilize MariaDB to maintain a backup of your data
  • Maintain MariaDB and keep it running smoothly

Is this book right for you?

Getting Started with MariaDB is for anyone who wants to learn more about databases in general or MariaDB in particular. No prior database experience is required. It is assumed that you have basic knowledge of software installation, editing files with a text editor, and using the command line and terminal.