Author: Robert Agar
MySQL is an extremely popular open-source database platform originally developed by Oracle. It currently is the second most popular database management system in the world, only trailing Oracle’s proprietary offering. If you aim to be a professional database administrator, knowledge of MySQL is almost a prerequisite. It is an important part of the multi-platform database environment found in the majority of IT departments.
A recent addition that has added to the complexity of managing a MySQL environment is the introduction of big data. Big data is characterized by the volume, velocity, and variety of information that is gathered and which needs to be processed. It can be used to provide an organization with the business …[Read more]