Category: MySQL

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Learn How to Use Several Functions of MySQL and MariaDB – Part 2

This is the second part of a 2-article series about the essentials of MariaDB / MySQL commands. Please refer to our previous article on this topic before proceeding. Learn MySQL/MariaDB Basics for Beginners – Part

Learn MySQL / MariaDB for Beginners – Part 1

In this article we will show how to create a database (also known as a schema), tables (with data types), and explain how to perform Data Manipulation Language (DML) operations with data on a MySQL

How to Backup/Restore MySQL/MariaDB and PostgreSQL Using ‘Automysqlbackup’ and ‘Autopostgresqlbackup’ Tools

If you are a database administrator (DBA) or are responsible for maintaining, backing up, and restoring databases, you know you can’t afford to lose data. The reason is simple: losing data not only means the

15 Useful MySQL/MariaDB Performance Tuning and Optimization Tips

MySQL is a powerful open source Relational Database Management System or in short RDBMS. It was released back in 1995 (20 years old). It uses Structured Query Language which is probably the most popular choice

Reducing Our Installer’s Timey-Wimey Stuff

“People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect,but actually, from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint,it’s more like a big ball of wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey stuff.” Over the last few versions, we’ve noticed that

No Server Left Behind! (Removal of MySQL Blockers)

Earlier this year, we implemented a blocker that requires you to upgrade your MySQL server to version 5.5 or later before you can upgrade your cPanel & WHM server to version 11.44. We are removing

The Story Behind Acquisition of ‘MySQL’ by Sun Microsystem and the Rise of ‘MariaDB’

A database is an information organized in such a fashion that a computer program can access the stored data or a part of it. This electronic file system is stored, updated, selected and deleted using

Installing LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, and PHP/PhpMyAdmin) in Arch Linux

Arch Linux provides a flexible cutting age system environment and is a powerful best suited solution for developing web applications on small non-critical systems due to the fact that is a complete Open Source and

Installing LEMP (Nginx, PHP, MySQL with MariaDB engine and PhpMyAdmin) in Arch Linux

Due to its Rolling Release model which embrace cutting age software Arch Linux was not designed and developed to run as a server to provide reliable network services because it requires extra time for maintenance,

MySQLDumper: A PHP and Perl Based MySQL Database Backup Tool

MySQL is one of the most popular database in the world. This database can be installed on the Microsoft Windows platform besides of Linux platform. Why this database is so popular? It may caused by

UI Technology Preview: MySQL Feature Using Modern Tools and Technology

The cPanel User Interface team has been hard at work these past six months. One of the projects we have been working on, in the shadows of the publicly released features, is an exploration of

4 Useful Commandline Tools to Monitor MySQL Performance in Linux

There are plenty of tools to monitor MySQL performance and troubleshoot a server, but they don’t always perfect match for a MySQL developer or administrator’s for their common needs, or may not work in some

Adminer – A Advanced Web Based Databases Administration Tool for Linux

We always interact with the databases to perform tasks in various way. We may connect directly and execute the tasks using SQL CLI mode or non-DBA user prefer to use GUI tools called phpMyAdmin or

10 MySQL Database Interview Questions for Beginners and Intermediates

In our last article, we’ve covered 15 Basic MySQL Questions, again we are here with another set interview questions for intermediate users. As we said earlier these questions can be asked in Job Interviews. But

MySQL 5.1 End Of Life

As of December 31, 2013, Oracle will no longer distribute updates for MySQL 5.1. To facilitate migration from MySQL 5.1 to 5.5 or 5.6, we will continue to support MySQL 5.1 through the life of cPanel

15 Basic MySQL Interview Questions for Database Administrators

Prior to This Article, three articles has already been published in ‘Linux Interview‘ Section and all of them were highly appreciated by our notable readers, however we were receiving feedback to make this interactive learning

It’s Time to Upgrade MySQL

Beginning sometime in 2014, cPanel & WHM software will no longer support MySQL 5.1. This EOL will provide several benefits: Better pre-release testing Simplified EasyApache support Simplified database support In cPanel & WHM version 11.42,

Install Latest Apache 2.4, MySQL 5.5/MariaDB 10.1 and PHP 5.5/5.6 on RHEL/CentOS 7/6 & Fedora 24-18

This how-to guide explains how to install the latest version of the Apache 2.4, MariaDB/MySQL 5.5, and PHP 5.5/PHP 5.6 along with the required PHP modules on RHEL / CentOS 7/6 and Fedora 18-24. Install

Removed Scripts in cPanel & WHM Version 11.42

All good things must come to an end. In version 11.42, we will remove several deprecated service update scripts from cPanel & WHM. These scripts have been deprecated since version 11.36. Because of this, system administrators

MySQL Basic Database Administration Commands – Part I

Database is a structured set of data stored electronically. The concept of database was known to our ancestors even when there were no computers, however creating and maintaining such database was very tedious job. In