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Webinar: MySQL Backups

Webinar: MySQL Backups

Register for MySQL Backups webinar! Wednesday 27th May, at 2pm Central Europe3pm London time10am New York time The webinar is held by Federico Razzoli. Learn which types of backups exist in MySQL and their characteristics. Learn how to properly define ... ...
Can we shrink InnoDB Buffer Pool?

Can we shrink InnoDB Buffer Pool?

It's not easy to find out if InnoDB Buffer Pool is oversized. However shrinking it could greatly reduce the resources we need and pay, and even improve performance. ...
Is InnoDB Buffer Pool big enough?

Is InnoDB Buffer Pool big enough?

InnoDB buffer pool is the most important memory area to allocate to get decent performance. Let's see how to check if it's big enough. ...
About Planet MySQL

About Planet MySQL

I've asked to remove Federico-Razzoli.com feed from Planet MySQL. Other well known members of the community did the same. ...
MySQL danger: comments and ALTER TABLE

MySQL danger: comments and ALTER TABLE

In MySQL/MariaDB one has to use ALTER TABLE to set a table comment. This is a problem in many situations. ...