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FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB, MySQL and compatible databases 1.1.0 has been released

FromDual has the pleasure to announce the release of the new version 1.1.0 of its popular FromDual Ops Center focmm, a Graphical User Interface (GUI) for MariaDB, MySQL and compatible databases.

The FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB and MySQL (focmm) helps DBA's and System Administrators to better manage their MariaDB, MySQL and compatible databases farms. Ops Center makes DBA and Admins life easier!

FromDual Ops Center for MySQL and compatible databases 1.0.0 has been released

FromDual has the pleasure to announce the release of the new version 1.0.0 of its popular FromDual Ops Center focmm, a Graphical User Interface (GUI) for MySQL and compatible databases.

The FromDual Ops Center for MySQL and compatible databases (focmm) helps DBA's and System Administrators to better manage their MySQL and compatible databases farms. Ops Center makes DBA and Admins life easier!

FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB and MySQL 0.9.3 has been released

FromDual has the pleasure to announce the release of the new version 0.9.3 of its popular FromDual Ops Center focmm, a Graphical User Interface (GUI) for MariaDB and MySQL.

The FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB and MySQL (focmm) helps DBA's and System Administrators to better manage their MariaDB and MySQL database farms. Ops Center makes DBA and Admins life easier!

MariaDB Log Rotation

Modern Linux Systems have a mechanism called logrotate to rotate different log files.

The general configuration file is located under /etc/logrotate.conf and specific changes are under /etc/logrotate.d/

By default the logrotate job is started once a day by a O/S cron.daily job: /etc/cron.daily/logrotate

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FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB and MySQL 0.9.2 has been released

FromDual has the pleasure to announce the release of the new version 0.9.2 of its popular FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB and MySQL focmm.

The FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB and MySQL (focmm) helps DBA's and System Administrators to manage MariaDB and MySQL database farms. Ops Center makes DBA and Admins life easier!

FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB and MySQL 0.9.1 has been released

FromDual has the pleasure to announce the release of the new version 0.9.1 of its popular FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB and MySQL focmm.

The FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB and MySQL (focmm) helps DBA's and System Administrators to manage MariaDB and MySQL database farms. Ops Center makes DBA and Admins life easier!

FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB and MySQL 0.9 has been released

Caution: We have introduced an evil bug which prohibits installation of focmm. Sorry! Somehow it did pass our QA. To fix this bug update file lib/Upgrade.inc on Line 1965 as follows:

- $sql = sprintf("REPLACE INTO `focmm_configuration` (`key`, `value`) VALUES ('%s', '%s'), ('%s', '%s'), ('%s', '%s')"
+ $sql = sprintf("REPLACE INTO `focmm_configuration` (`key`, `value`) VALUES ('%s', '%s'), ('%s', '%s')"

In the meanwhile we prepare a new release.

MariaDB/MySQL Environment MyEnv 2.0.2 has been released

FromDual has the pleasure to announce the release of the new version 2.0.2 of its popular MariaDB, Galera Cluster and MySQL multi-instance environment MyEnv.

The new MyEnv can be downloaded here. How to install MyEnv is described in the MyEnv Installation Guide.

MariaDB/MySQL Environment MyEnv 2.0.1 has been released

FromDual has the pleasure to announce the release of the new version 2.0.1 of its popular MariaDB, Galera Cluster and MySQL multi-instance environment MyEnv.

The new MyEnv can be downloaded here. How to install MyEnv is described in the MyEnv Installation Guide.

MySQL Environment MyEnv 2.0.0 has been released

FromDual has the pleasure to announce the release of the new version 2.0.0 of its popular MySQL, Galera Cluster and MariaDB multi-instance environment MyEnv.

The new MyEnv can be downloaded here. How to install MyEnv is described in the MyEnv Installation Guide.

Advanced MySQL Enterprise Training

If you are already familiar with MySQL and you are challenged to operate a serious MySQL Enterprise infrastructure this training is the right one for you.

Requirements

You are familiar with the MySQL basics and have already some experience with MySQL operations. The SQL language does not look strange to you any more. Further you are familiar with the Linux console and rule the most important UNIX commands.

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Galera Load Balancer the underestimated wallflower

There are some pretty sophisticated Load Balancers for Galera Clusters setups out in the market (ProxySQL, MaxScale, HAproxy, ...). They have many different exotic features. You can nearly do everything with them. But this comes at the cost of complexity. Non of them is simple any more.

FromDual Ops Center for MySQL and MariaDB 0.3 has been released

FromDual has the pleasure to announce the release of the new version 0.3 of the FromDual Ops Center for MySQL and MariaDB.

The FromDual Ops Center for MySQL and MariaDB (focmm) is an application for DBA's and system administrators to manage MySQL and MariaDB database farms.

The main task of Ops Center is to support you in your daily MySQL and MariaDB operation tasks.

MyEnv Installation Guide

This article covers the installation of MyEnv, the MySQL and MariaDB environment of FromDual.

To learn more about what MyEnv is go here.

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Download FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB and MySQL (focmm)

FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB and MySQL (focmm)

The FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB, MySQL and Galera Cluster helps you to operate your complex MariaDB/MySQL database set-ups with and easy to use Graphical User Interface (Web-GUI). Master/Slave- and Master/Master-Replication, Galera Cluster and VIP fail-over, etc. is possible.

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FromDual: Tools for MySQL and Galera - Backup - Monitoring - Operations

FromDual tools provide valuable additional functionality which facilitate and optimize daily operations of your MySQL databases. Since our last newsletter a lot of things have changed in the FromDual tools.

FromDual: Werkzeuge für MySQL und Galera - Backup - Überwachung - Betrieb

FromDual Tools bieten wertvolle ergänzende Funktionen, die den täglichen Betrieb von MySQL Datenbanken erleichtern und optimieren. Seit unserem letzten Newsletter hat sich einiges getan bei den FromDual Tools.

FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB and MySQL (focmm)

The FromDual Ops Center for MariaDB and MySQL (focmm) is a browser-based Graphical User Interface (GUI) to operate and manage your MariaDB and MySQL database farms (2 - 99 instances) more easily.
If further provides tools to implement your own Database as a Service (DBaaS) infrastructure.


FromDual Ops Center covers the full life-cycle of a database:

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Advanced MySQL and MariaDB training

You are already familiar with the MySQL or MariaDB and you are challenged to operate a serious MySQL database. If this is the case this training is the right one for you.

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Schulungstermine für MySQL Kurse 2013 in Deutschland

FromDual bietet auch im Jahr 2013 wieder intensive MySQL Schulungen für fortgeschrittene MySQL Anwender an.

Folgende deutschsprachigen Kurse sind geplant:

Remote-DBA Dienstleistungen für MariaDB und MySQL

Unsere remote-DBA Dienstleistungen sind so flexibel, wie unsere Kunden unterschiedlich sind. Wir übernehmen Ihre Aufträge, sofern diese etwas mit MariaDB, MySQL oder Galera Cluster zu tun haben. Auch im datenbanknahen Umfeld (Linux, Loadbalancer, Hochverfügbarkeit) können wir Sie unterstützen. Sie erwerben 10-Stunden Dienstleistungs-Pakete und setzten diese nach Bedarf während eines Jahres ein.

Wie unsere Kunden ihre remote-DBA Dienstleistung nutzen

Unsere Kunden nutzen ihre remote-DBA Dienstleistungspakete auf vielfältige Art und Weise:

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Remote-DBA Services for MariaDB and MySQL

Our remote-DBA services are as flexible as our customers are different. We care about your mandates if they are related to MariaDB, MySQL or Galera Cluster. We also can support you in the database surroundings (Linux, Load-balancer, High-Availability). You purchase a 10 hour Service package and you can use it on demand during one year.

How our customers use their FromDual remote-DBA services

Our customers use their FromDual remote-DBA services in many different ways:

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What's going on when MySQL does operations on Partitions

Following question came up recently: What happens if you drop or add a partition of an existing already partitioned table with ALTER TABLE? Will it be copied or will just the single partition be dropped and added? How are the index(es) rebuild after such a drop/add?

In the MySQL documentation were not to many details mentioned:

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Typical automated MySQL maintenance jobs, query cache

The following maintenance jobs are typically run against a MySQL database:

  • Backup
  • Clean-up binary logs
  • Optimize tables
  • Purge query cache
  • Rotate binary logs

Backup

A backup is not a typical maintenance job. But it behaves more or less like one. The backup should be done regularly depending on the restore/PITR (Point in Time Recovery) requirements.

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