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MariaDB & distributions update, Dec 2013
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A few things to note recently, amongst MariaDB in distributions. 

  1. Ubuntu keeps MySQL 5.5 despite MariaDB’s success. There’s a lot of reasons for this, but remember the key takeaway here is MySQL 5.5 & the fact that MariaDB wasn’t even in Debian yet when the decision was made.
  2. MariaDB is now inside of Debian/sid – check out the packages.
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Using the PAM authentication plugin
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The procedure for using the PAM authentication plugin as documented doesn't work flawlessly on Ubuntu.

So here is how it works on Ubuntu (and probably also on other Debian based systems).

Please note that the PAM authentication plugin is an enterprise feature.

1. Make sure the plugin is loaded

This can be done by adding the following to the mysqld section of my.cnf (Don't forget to restart). You could also use INSTALL PLUGIN to load it without restart.









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Percona Server 5.6.14 with TokuDB 7.1 Experimental build
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We just announced Percona Server 5.6.14 release, and I decided to make this build with the TokuDB 7.1 engine.
The build is available here in the TESTING area.

You are welcome to play with these binaries, but keep in mind:

  • This is an experimental build and not supposed to be used in production environment
  • The binaries built on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server and may not work on other Linux …

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Installing MySQL on Ubuntu and CentOS
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MySQL is one of the most famous Open Source Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) created by Michael Widenius. Default choice in systems as WordPress and used by top companies as Google and Wikipedia. Due its simplicity and large community, it is largely used by developers and webmasters around the world. MySQL is under dual license: […]

An Ubuntu PPA of daily builds of Percona XtraBackup
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Run Ubuntu and want to try new features of Percona XtraBackup? Well, now you can. We have a Personal Package Archive (PPA) percona-daily/percona-xtrabackup. Every time code is pushed to our main source code repository, the PPA is updated.

We are currently building for Ubuntu lucid (10.04LTS), Precise (12.04), Quantal (12.10) and Raring (13.04).

To add the repository to your Ubuntu system, simply run:

sudo add-apt-repository …
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Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support (LEMP) On Ubuntu 13.04
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Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support (LEMP) On Ubuntu 13.04

Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on an Ubuntu 13.04 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP) .

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 13.04 (LAMP)
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Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 13.04 (LAMP)

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 13.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

On big technical meetings, or why the end of the UDS is a bad idea
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Canonical has just announced that the Ubuntu Developer Summit will no longer be face to face and every six months. Instead it will be entirely online and virtual, using Google Hangouts. (Here is the announcement.)

On the surface, this seems like a good idea: It's cheaper monetarily, it appears to open things up to people who are unable to travel, and it makes it easier to make complete records.

However, I think it's a bad idea, for several interrelated reasons.



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AppArmor and MySQL
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MySQL accesses files in various places on the file system, and usually this isn't something to worry about. For example, in a standard MySQL 5.5 installation on Ubuntu, the data goes in /var/lib/mysql, and the socket is a file in /var/run/mysqld. It puts configuration files in /etc, logs and binaries in various locations, and it even needs to access some operating system files such as /etc/hosts.allow.

This is all very well until you start trying to be clever and get MySQL to access other parts of the file system. After all, you can configure the location of data, log files, socket, and so on, so why shouldn't you use those settings to optimize your system? …

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Upgrading to MySQL 5.5 on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
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Ubuntu does not provide an apt-get repository package for MySQL 5.5 on this older OS, however this is still a widely used long term support version. The following steps will upgrade an existing MySQL 5.1 apt-get version to a standard MySQL 5.5 binary.

Step 1. Remove existing MySQL 5.1 retaining data and configuration

sudo su -
service mysql stop
cp -r /etc/mysql /etc/mysql.51
cp -r /var/lib/mysql /var/lib/mysql.51
which mysqld
dpkg -P mysql-server mysql-server-5.1 mysql-server-core-5.1
which mysqld
which mysql
dpkg -P mysql-client-5.1 mysql-client-core-5.1
which mysql
dpkg -P libdbd-mysql-perl libmysqlclient16 mysql-common
# This …
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