Highly Available MySQL in 1 Hour!

Thanks to those that attended our July meetup last night and witnessed the live demo walking through a full setup of a MySQL cluster using MHA and Percona Server. As promised, here are slides that highlighted the commands I used to build out the whole cluster.  For the demo, I started with three base CentOS 7 […]

Not just MySQL anymore!

As you may have noticed, things have changed! Based on the trends we’ve been seeing and something I have stressed in almost every meetup, there are different tools for different use cases.  As such, I didn’t want to limit our discussion about open source databases to simply MySQL.  Even though we talked about more than […]

June Meetup – Building An AWS-like Platform With Auto-Scaling Databases & Web servers

I’ll be out of town for work, but #okcmysql member Josh Walcher (http://www.bigboardroom.com/) will be driving a discussion about scaling applications using various automation, APIs, and other techniques. The goal is to hopefully introduce folks to some new ideas while having an interactive discussion to see what others are doing to manage similar issues. Pizza will be provided as […]

Installing MySQL for Testing – Part 1

At long last…  the first real post of the intro series on getting started with MySQL!  (Better late than never, right?) There are a few ways you can go about setting up a test instance that are generally shared across Operating Systems: Install locally on your machine (Windows, OSX, Linux) https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/ Set up a local Virtual […]