Introduction to Python SQL libraries
Posted on June 12, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
All software applications interact with data, most commonly through a database management system (DBMS). You will develop a straightforward application to interact with SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL databases. By Usman Malik.
How container networking affects database performance
Posted on March 20, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
An article by Percona team about building and releasing Operators for Kubernetes to run traditional databases in a cloud-native fashion. They released Percona Server for MongoDB and Percona XtraDB Cluster; they were chosen because they both feature replication systems that can be made to work effectively in a containerized world.
Flexible MariaDB server Query Cache
Posted on March 5, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
The Server Query Cache (QC) is a well-known feature of MariaDB Server–it caches SQL statements and the corresponding result sets. Today we have faster, solid-state disks and more RAM, so the Query Cache is less important. Reducing reliance on cache alleviates its negative effects, such as mutex blocking. By Anders Karlsson.
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SQL Injection: A beginner's guide for WordPress users
Posted on January 22, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
SQL injection, or SQLi, is an attack on a web application by compromising its database through malicious SQL statements. As it's a common attack, let's try to learn more about what it is, how it happens, and how to defend yourself from it. By Shaunik Daityari.
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A mini-guide: Build a REST API as a Go microservice together with MySQL
Posted on November 10, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length short
In this mini-tutorial, author creates a simple REST-API with a MySQL database. Author have recently found himself coding and deploying a lot of Go microservices and this is his experience and advice. By Johan Lejdung.
Managing hundreds of millions of orders with Table Store
Posted on September 16, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
This article discusses how Table Store can help you store and manage massive amounts of data by using a fictional e-commerce platform as an example.
Indexes bad practices
Posted on June 1, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length medium
In this article author will discuss secondary indexes common mistakes and bad practices. While the article is focused on MySQL and the InnoDB storage engine, most of this information applies to any DBMS. Published by Federico Razzoli.
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Exposing MyRocks internals via system variables: data writing
Posted on May 31, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Peter Sylvester wrote this blog post about new storage engine for MySQL that's rising in popularity. MyRocks, the log-structured merge-driven RocksDB engine in MySQL.
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MySQL high availability framework explained – part one
Posted on February 24, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
This is three-part blog series, in which author explains the details and functionality of a High Availability (HA) framework for MySQL hosting using MySQL semisynchronous replication and the Corosync plus Pacemaker stack. Published by Prasad Nagaraj VP Engineering at ScaleGrid.
Combining Amazon Aurora, Lambda, and SQS to go beyond the native capabilities of MySQL
Posted on November 26, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
David Yahalom posted on redgate Hub about innovative combination of Amazon Aurora, serverless Lambda and Simple Que Service to strecth MySQL beyond native capabilities.
10 MySQL database tuning tips for peak workloads
Posted on November 17, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Folks from MariaDB wrote this article in which they collated 10 MySQL tuning tips for peak workloads. As we head into the holiday season and the start of a new year, now is a great time to ensure your database is ready for whatever comes its way.
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MySQL vs. MariaDB: Reality check
Posted on January 4, 2018, Level beginner Resource Length long
Colin Charles published extensive comparison between MySQL vs. MariaDB (including Percona Server for MySQL). His goal was to evaluate, at a higher level, MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server for MySQL side-by-side to better inform the decision making process. It is largely an unofficial response to published comments from the MariaDB Corporation.