The very popular MySQL for Database Administrators course has been updated to bring you more on InnoDB, MySQL's default storage engine, more on MySQL tools and even better hands-on exercises. This course is the cornerstone curriculum for MySQL Database Administrators and brings you all the skills you need to be a great MySQL DBA.
In a month, the 24th of October, Johan Andersson (severalnines.com) and I will be giving a full day tutorial on NDB cluster which will include both presentations and hands-on. Be ready for a fast ramp-up on NDB! Among items covered:
- Loading data
- Administration (common procedures)
- Node recovery
- NDB for sharding
- Online scaling
- Other access methods
Virtualization is going to be one of the hottest topics at Oracle Open World 2011. Here is a link to track a number of the virtualization presentations.
When I talked about the usability improvements of Tungsten Replicator, I did not mention the procedure for upgrading. I was reminded about it by a question in the TR mailing list, and since the question was very relevant, I updated the Tungsten Cookbook with some quick upgrading instructions. A quick upgrading procedure is as important as the installer.
Be sure to drop by the MySQL Demo Pod while you are attending Oracle Open World. There you will see a demo of the changes in MySQL Cluster 7.2. My favorite part of this release is that you can access the same data via SQL, LDAP, REST, memcached or via APIs. You get the best of both SQLand NoSQL worlds in one. At the Demo Pod, you can see how to see how Adaptive Query Localization speed up joins. Plus the demo will preview the latest and