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It’s the End of the Road for MySQL 5.6

As MySQL 5.6 reaches its EoL, newer versions 5.7 and 8.0 – continue to make the work of MySQL users more manageable, learn your options for next steps post 5.6.

Srinivasa Krishna | May 3, 2021

Exploring MariaDB’s Storage Engine Options

All of MariaDB’s storage engines have their place, and you can pick and choose the combinations that work best for your workload.

Srinivasa Krishna | April 12, 2021

Keeping Your Data Secure and Resilient with MariaDB

Workloads in MariaDB can be protected with many options, from encryption to user authentication.

Srinivasa Krishna | February 2, 2021

Making Your SQL Server to MySQL Migration as Smooth as Possible

If you need to migrate from SQL Server to MySQL, you can improve your chances of a successful migration by going through a few preparation steps.

Srinivasa Krishna | September 29, 2020

DBAs, the Cloud, & the Future

Some think that cloud providers are taking over the role of the DBA. However, the industry is seeing a concurrent evolution, not reduction, in the DBA’s role.

Srinivasa Krishna | June 29, 2020

Read Replicas for MySQL and MariaDB on AWS RDS

Read Replicas may or may not get stored in the same region as the source DB instance in AWS. Read Replicas are supported by several database engines.

Srinivasa Krishna | March 17, 2020

The Advantages of MariaDB Platform for Analytics

MariaDB Platform offers a columnar database solution that is designed to better support real-time analytics that’s cost-effective and high-performing.

Srinivasa Krishna | February 11, 2020

MySQL 8.0 Features Galore: DevOps

MySQL 8.0 comes with prime functionalities for DevOps that ease the development, testing, deployment and administration of your database infrastructure.

Srinivasa Krishna | November 14, 2019

MySQL 8.0 Features Galore: For the Developer

As a developer, you will find features in MySQL 8.0 that improves your commanding and programming abilities but foster the overall management of all transactions.

Srinivasa Krishna | October 31, 2019