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 […]

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 […]

Operating System Survey

As I start to work through some various tutorials and other instructional guides, I want to get a feel for what people are using.  Please let me know what OS you are currently using and which OS(s) you feel comfortable with. Ideally, I’m planning to provide a VirtualBox appliance built out with CentOS (linux) that […]

Intro Post Series

To complement the theme of “Getting Started with MySQL”, we’ll also be starting a series of blog posts with similar topics: Installing MySQL Some basic SQL Operating System differences and more Check back soon to see the first post in hopefully a helpful series for those wanting to get started with MySQL!

Inaugural Meetup

I’m currently planning the first meetup for the OKC MySQL users group.  The general timeframe is currently late July with specifics (time/location) yet to be determined. I’m working on bringing in an exciting outside speaker and will post more details as the time approaches.  If you have any ideas for topics that you would like […]

OKC MySQL User Group Launched!

In response to some discussion with other attendees at the recent Spring Beta 2014 conference in Oklahoma City, I’ve decided it is time to create a local MySQL User Group. The goal of this site is to bring local users of MySQL together through meet-ups and this online forum to discuss the current database environment of […]