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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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David Stokes

MySQL Community Manager, Oracle
Dave Stokes he is the MySQL Community Manager for North America and has been using MySQL for 15 years. Originally he started his computer career on various DEC computers before switching to UNIX/Linux. He was the MySQL Certification manager before the SUN and Oracle takeovers and... Read More →

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

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