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| || 02-19-13 || ||Terri Wells ||5396 |
Earlier this month, Oracle released version 5.6 of MySQL, the widely popular open source database. While the latest version brings a number of significant new features and capabilities, some observers wonder if it's too little, too late – as many users have been transitioning to MariaDB, a competing open source database created by the original founder of MySQL.
| || 12-03-12 || ||Terri Wells ||6137 |
Over the weekend, a prominent developer and security professional released some uncomfortable information to the Full Disclosure mailing list for MySQL open source database project. He revealed information and exploits for a number of MySQL vulnerabilities that could let attackers gain access to a database and execute malicious code.
| || 11-12-12 || ||Terri Wells ||6416 |
If your MySQL shop wants to experiment with low cost cloud storage, now might be the time. Google announced late last week that its Google Cloud SQL will start offering more storage, faster reads and writes, and other features, plus a new option for Premier customers.
| || 10-12-12 || ||Terri Wells ||5603 |
What do you do to make a highly-successful open source database even more capable than it already is? If that database is MySQL, you beef up and add to all the features that make it perform so well on the web.
| || 08-08-12 || ||Terri Wells ||6397 |
The open source MySQL database serves well for many needs, but when it starts getting really big – say, 100 GB – it can start giving users fits. What can you do about these issues? If you don't want to try a hardware fix, ScaleBase offers a software technology solution that could be just what you need.
| || 08-03-12 || ||Terri Wells ||6531 |
If you use Microsoft's MS SQL Server, Oracle wants to lure you over to the MySQL side. Just ahead of releasing its MySQL 5.6 database, the software company started offering a number of downloadable migration tools to make it easier to convert from one to the other.
| || 07-23-12 || ||Terri Wells ||6038 |
At the O'Reilly Open Source Conference (OSCON) in Portland, Oregon, Akiban Technologies unwrapped a present for MySQL developers: it released Akiban Server, its flagship database software, as open source. Akiban also unveiled a connector that will allow users to replicate a MySQL database with the software.
| || 07-09-12 || ||Terri Wells ||5735 |
Making a small but important fix, Oracle released version 5.5.25a of its popular MySQL open source relational database. While it's good to see this issue taken care of, some have found cause for complaint in the way Oracle released the bug repair.
| || 06-11-12 || ||Terri Wells ||12173 |
If you handle the security for any MySQL databases, listen up: news of a trivially easy to exploit password vulnerability came out over the weekend. There is already a patch, but you'd better make sure you're covered. Keep reading for the details.
| || 05-17-12 || ||wubayou ||8338 |
This tutorial will show you how you can use the ALTER TABLE statement to tweak table structures in MySQL.
| || 04-30-12 || ||wubayou ||11666 |
This tutorial will explain what the MySQL GRANT statement does and how it can be used to grant privileges to certain MySQL user accounts.
| || 04-17-12 || ||wubayou ||12129 |
Today’s MySQL database tutorial covers a few basic concepts. Specifically, we are going to discuss how to create a MySQL database in the first place. Next, you will learn how to list and select databases in MySQL. Finally, you will see the steps to remove databases in MySQL.
| || 04-10-12 || ||wubayou ||15373 |
This article will describe how to work with database tables. Specifically, you will learn how to create, show, and describe database tables.
| || 04-02-12 || ||wubayou ||12626 |
Today’s MySQL database tutorial will cover MySQL data and table types. Both of these topics are essential to anyone jumping into the world of the MySQL and give you a nice little foundation to build on as you hone your skills.
| || 03-28-12 || ||wubayou ||7585 |
McAfee, the organization that holds the title of being the world’s largest security technology company, has just announced the release of its free open-source audit plugin for MySQL users. The free plugin was created by McAfee to join the company’s pre-existing solutions that make up its award-winning line of products that specialize in database security.