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Wednesday, August 19 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
The Proper Care and Feeding of a MySQL Database for Linux Administrator - Dave Stokes, Oracle

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MySQL is the most popular database on the web and part of the LAMP stack. But too many Linux admins 'also' have MySQL admin duties without any DBA training. This session will cover what a busy Linux admin needs to be able to keep their MySQL databases happy and healthy. This includes why you need to be careful in picking your disks, how to set up replication without losing your sanity, how recent security changes make default installations more secure but complicate old instances, your best options for backups/restorations, how to quickly spin up virtual or containerized instances, which management tools can save you time, and those five server configuration options that will save your rear.

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Dave Stokes

MySQL Community Manager, Oracle
Dave Stokes is a MySQL Community Manager for Oracle Corporation and travels extensively to promote MySQL, speaking over thirty times each year for the past several years. He is also the author of MySQL & JSON - A Practical Programming Guide which is a guide for those wishing to take... Read More →

Wednesday August 19, 2015 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT

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