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Review: MySQL Admin Cookbook
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MySQL Admin Cookbook from Packt Publishing, authored by Daniel Schneller & Udo Schwedt, is a new addition to the MySQL literary genre with 99 great recipes for mastering MySQL configuration and administration. Announcing quick answers to common problems, these 99 recipes cover a broad spectrum of managing MySQL, and are appropriate for new MySQL administrators as well as more experienced administrators. MySQL Admin Cookbook is available in dead tree and PDF formats. The book's website is: https://www.packtpub.com/mysql-admin-cookbook/book with errata found at http://www/packtpub.com/support.


Subjects Covered

  • Replication
  • Indexing Tools


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Review: MySQL Admin Cookbook
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MySQL Admin Cookbook from Packt Publishing, authored by Daniel Schneller & Udo Schwedt, is a new addition to the MySQL literary genre with 99 great recipes for mastering MySQL configuration and administration. Announcing quick answers to common problems, these 99 recipes cover a broad spectrum of managing MySQL, and are appropriate for new MySQL administrators as well as more experienced administrators. MySQL Admin Cookbook is available in dead tree and PDF formats. The book's website is: https://www.packtpub.com/mysql-admin-cookbook/book with errata found at http://www/packtpub.com/support.


Subjects Covered

  • Replication
  • Indexing


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Fun With Information Schema - How Big is My Drupal Database??
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Lately, I've had a few people ask me "How much data is in our database?". Sure, you can look at the file sizes of MyISAM tables and indexes and get a ballpark figure, but what if you need exact results, or are running InnoDB storage engine? That proves to be more challenging! In playing around with the information_schema, I've put together some queries to help:


Calculate Index Sizes

mysql> SELECT CONCAT(ROUND(SUM(index_length)/(1024*1024*1024), 2), ' GB') AS 'Total Index Size'
FROM information_schema.TABLES 
WHERE table_schema LIKE 'database'; 
+------------------+
|Total Index Size  |
+------------------+
|1.70 GB           |
+------------------+

1 row in set (1.60 sec) 

Calculate the Total Size of Stored Data

mysql> SELECT CONCAT(ROUND(SUM(data_length)/(1024*1024*1024), 2), ' GB') AS


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Fun With Information Schema - How Big is My Drupal Database??
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Lately, I've had a few people ask me "How much data is in our database?". Sure, you can look at the file sizes of MyISAM tables and indexes and get a ballpark figure, but what if you need exact results, or are running InnoDB storage engine? That proves to be more challenging! In playing around with the information_schema, I've put together some queries to help:


Calculate Index Sizes

mysql> SELECT CONCAT(ROUND(SUM(index_length)/(1024*1024*1024), 2), ' GB') AS 'Total Index Size'
FROM information_schema.TABLES 
WHERE table_schema LIKE 'database'; 
+------------------+
|Total Index Size  |
+------------------+
|1.70 GB           |
+------------------+

1 row in set (1.60 sec) 

Calculate the Total Size of Stored Data

mysql> SELECT CONCAT(ROUND(SUM(data_length)/(1024*1024*1024), 2), ' GB') AS


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Review: MySQL Administrator's Bible
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On the front cover of MySQL Administrator’s Bible is a sentence that reads:

“The book you need to succeed!”

I must say, I do agree. Authored by two very experienced DBAs, Sheeri Cabral and Keith Murphy,
they’ve combined their talents to cover what you really need to know to
succeed. This book is very versatile. If you’re new to MySQL, or
experienced in another database and have to start administrating MySQL,
you need this book. I can honestly say, even if you have years of MySQL
experience, you will learn




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Review: MySQL Administrator's Bible
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On the front cover of MySQL Administrator’s Bible is a sentence that reads:

“The book you need to succeed!”

I must say, I do agree. Authored by two very experienced DBAs, Sheeri Cabral and Keith Murphy,
they’ve combined their talents to cover what you really need to know to
succeed. This book is very versatile. If you’re new to MySQL, or
experienced in another database and have to start administrating MySQL,
you need this book. I can honestly say, even if you have years of MySQL
experience, you will learn




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Portable Maatkit
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What do you do when you're in a situation where you REALLY need your
favorite Maatkit tools, but are not allowed to load software on the
server running MySQL, AND you're not allowed to install software on the
provided workstation, especially a workstation that's running software
from a large corporation in Redmond? Portable Maatkit to the rescue!

DISCLAIMER:
I've only tested a few maatkit tools, namely mk-find and
mk-query-digest, but not completely. Some features and some tools may
not function, such as mk-audit. Use your best judgment. I'm not
responsible if your workstation or server looses all your data, your
USB key bursts into flames, or your significant other leaves you. YMMV,
use at YOUR OWN RISK!

Strawberry Perl
has been out for some time now, and recently, a portable











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Portable Maatkit
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What do you do when you're in a situation where you REALLY need your
favorite Maatkit tools, but are not allowed to load software on the
server running MySQL, AND you're not allowed to install software on the
provided workstation, especially a workstation that's running software
from a large corporation in Redmond? Portable Maatkit to the rescue!

DISCLAIMER:
I've only tested a few maatkit tools, namely mk-find and
mk-query-digest, but not completely. Some features and some tools may
not function, such as mk-audit. Use your best judgment. I'm not
responsible if your workstation or server looses all your data, your
USB key bursts into flames, or your significant other leaves you. YMMV,
use at YOUR OWN RISK!

Strawberry Perl
has been out for some time now, and recently, a portable











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Some Planet MySQL changes over time
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First up: I normally read Planet MySQL from an RSS reader. I am assuming you do too. But in the interest of all the new features that the website itself has, I thought I’d take some time to talk about them in brief (to respect your time). Needless to say, go forth and check out Planet MySQL if you’ve not been there in a while.

A change in URL

We used to go to http://planetmysql.org but now it redirects to http://planet.mysql.com/.

Its also worth noting that from a Google PageRank of 8, Planet MySQL has dropped to a PageRank of 6. One wonders why?

Voting

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Hello Planet MySQL®!
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This is my first post on Planet MySQL® (a feed aggregator for blogs, news and opinions on MySQL®).

Latest posts you could be interested in:

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