Author: Robert Agar
MySQL is one of the most popular and widely used database platforms in the world. If you are a DBA or database developer, there is a very high probability that at least some of the systems under your purview are powered by MySQL. The standard tasks such as user administration and ensuring that the databases are backed up and can be restored are important facets of your daily responsibilities. You will also be charged with maintaining a high level of performance that addresses the concerns of the database’s users.
Creating backup jobs and setting up new user accounts are fairly straightforward tasks that should not be overly challenging to an experienced DBA. Even if you do not have extensive experience with MySQL, you will very quickly become comfortable with any idiosyncrasies that the platform presents. Performance tuning, on the other hand, can be a complicated undertaking. It can …[Read more]