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Auditing MariaDB for Secured Database Infrastructure Operations

When you are building Database Infrastructure for an data sensitive business (like financial services, digital commerce, advertising media solutions, healthcare etc. ) governed by compliance and policies, You are expected to maintain the audit log of the transactions to investigate, if you ever suspect something unacceptable (i.e., user updating / deleting data) happening to your database . MariaDB provides Audit Plugin (MariaDB started including by default the Audit Plugin from versions 10.0.10 and 5.5.37, and it can be installed in any version from MariaDB 5.5.20.) to log the server activity, Although the MariaDB Audit Plugin has some unique features available only for MariaDB, it can be used also with MySQL. MariaDB Audit Plugin log the details like who connected to server (i.e., username and host), what queries were executed, the tables accessed and server variables changed. This information is retained in a rotating log file or sent to …

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A friendly comparison of InnoDB and MyRocks Performance

In this blog post, we have multiple OLTP performance benchmarking scenarios using sysbench 1.0.14 on InnoDB and MyRocks. InnoDB and MyRocks (RocksDB with MySQL) are definitely not to supplement each other, They actually compliment well with respective advantages, Let me quickly explain how InnoDB and MyRocks can benefit you when used wisely, Again this blog post is not to show who (InnoDB or MyRocks) is better ? We regularly benchmark both of these storage engines before recommending to our customers on what is best suited for their database infrastructure operations ? so we would like to share our thoughts on this post.

How InnoDB and MyRocks are different ?

  • MyRocks supports only READ-COMMITTED isolation level, There is no REPEATABLE-READ isolation level like InnoDB so no gap locking like InnoDB, We have written detailed blog on InnoDB transaction isolation levels …
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How to monitor Linux operations ?

All our customers are on Linux, They have multiple flavors of Linux actually – Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat Linux, Oracle Linux, SUSE Linux etc. Though we are an full-service everything MySQL shop, Our consulting, support and managed services are never restricted to only MySQL Ops. , We are experts in Linux,  DevOps and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE). We have proven methods to deliver Linux performance audit / health check / diagnostics and recommendations. What are the tools we use for monitoring Linux ops. ? This post is about those tools we use regularly in MinervaDB for monitoring Linux operations:

How long Linux server is up and running ? 

[root@localhost ~]# uptime 
 12:32:56 up 1800 min,  83 users,  load average: 88.01, 88.52, 88.64
[root@localhost ~]#

Print all the processes running as root

[root@localhost ~]# ps -U root -u root 
  PID TTY          TIME CMD
    1 ? …
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HoneyMonitor v.1.0.16-beta released!

We are pleased to announce the release 1.0.16 of HoneyMonitor, our GUI for MySQL™ administration and monitoring.

In this release, available for immediate download, we have fixed many bugs and included several improvements.

We are working to release a RC version as soon as possible.

The following is the list of changes:

  • New Features:
    • new Tab “Defaults Folders” in the “HoneyMonitor Options” Window to set the default folders to be used when storing Audit Reports, Standard Reports, HTML Reports, Queries, Backups, Scripts, Exported Data.
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