via GIPHY I was at a dinner party recently, and talking with some colleagues. I had worked with them years back on Oracle systems. One colleague Maria said she really enjoyed my newsletter. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. She went on to say how much has changed in the last …
The story of Steven Mapes, an experienced software developer who has been using SQLyog MySQL GUI since 2002.
We were so thrilled to speak with Steven Mapes for two simple reasons. One, he is an ardent user of SQLyog. Two, he has been using the tool since 2002 (we had released the GA version of SQLyog in 2002). And, it is users like Steven who make the product successful with their constant support and feedback that keeps us going.
We go down memory lane and learn some interesting facts about SQLyog that made Steven stick with the tool for more than a decade.
Steven Mapes is a self-employed software solutions provider who develops web-based polyglot solutions for clients often hosted within the cloud since 2012. Before it, he was the Head of IT for Moko Social Media in the UK. When asked about how he came across SQLyog and the need to use the tool, Steven says,”My first exposure to SQLyog was back in 2002 when the …[Read more]
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SQLyog is a professional-grade GUI tool for the MySQL RDBMS. SQLyog is available for the Windows operating system starting from Windows XP/Windows 2003 to Windows 8/Server 2008 R2. It will also work under Linux, Unix and Mac OS X using the Wine environment. Moreover, a subset of SQLyog Enterprise/Ultimate functionalities are available with the free SQLyog Job Agent (SJA) for Linux as a native Linux utility. This makes it possible to specify and test ‘scheduled jobs’ on a Windows environment and port execution parameters seamlessly to a Linux environment.
Why Use a Database Administration Tool
Database administration tools provide a GUI/Web interface to automate database tasks like querying tables, find and replace operations, and any other task that you might want to run on a database. With respect to MySQL, it offers the free MySQL Workbench. Although it’s far more …[Read more]
Join Percona’s Product Manager, Michael Coburn as he presents Using Percona Monitoring and Management to Troubleshoot MySQL Performance Issues on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT (UTC-7).
Successful applications often become limited by MySQL performance. Michael will show you how to get great MySQL performance using Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM). There will be a demonstration of how to leverage the combination of the …[Read more]
via GIPHY Amazon releases a new database offering every other day. It sure isn’t easy to keep up. Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Let’s say you’re hiring a devops & you want to suss out their database knowledge? Or you’re hiring a professional services firm or freelance consultant. Whatever the … Continue reading How to interview an amazon database expert →
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With tons of new No-SQL database offerings everyday, developers & architects have a lot of options. Cassandra, Mongodb, Couchdb, Dynamodb & Firebase to name a few. Join 33,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. What’s more in the data warehouse space, you have Hadoop, which can churn through terabytes of data and get … Continue reading Will SQL just die already? →
Experts say that the world’s data is doubling every two years. This epic increase in Big Data in recent times has highlighted the limitations of reliance on traditional forms of data storage and management and focused attention on new methods for addressing the volume and variety and veracity of structured and unstructured data.
Not long ago, data was stored in physical files that were archived into racks of folders filling up entire rooms in the offices of large corporations. Then came computers, and the go-to technique for storage changed to flat file databases.
Ever since the 1970s, SQL databases have been an integral part of the IT infrastructure of organizations. And today MySQL, an RDBMS based SQL implementation for the web, now powers very large-scale websites like Google, Facebook, Twitter and even YouTube. In fact, MySQL is the world’s …[Read more]
This release introduces a new major feature – ‘read-only’ connections – as well as Kerberos authentication support and a few bug fixes.
Changes as compared to MySQL GUI 12.3.3 include:
* Added an option for defining a connection as ‘read-only’.
There is a checkbox in the connection settings and when
checked the title bar will inform user about the ‘read-only’
state. In ‘read-only’ state statements that write cannot be
executed. For more details please see note at the bottom.
* Added support for the MariaDB auth_gssapi (Kerberos) plugin. This plugin is available with the latest 3.0 (alpha) Connector/C from MariaDB. But there seems to be a huge popular demand for this already, and we have backported it to the 2.3 connector version we use in SQLyog. Note that support …