A vital part of preventing any kind of data loss in any situation is having appropriate backup and recovery policies. It is also essential to ensure data recovery at any point in time of the application workflow life cycle. Both MySQL and MariaDB offer solutions for these cases. This article will explore the existing options and procedures as well other potential backup options for MySQL and MariaDB.Read More
This article will present the step-by-step installation process of the MySQL server on Ubuntu. For demonstration purposes, I created a virtual machine using Oracle VM virtual box and set up Ubuntu 18.04 on the virtual box. I’d recommend you referring to the article Creating a Virtual Machine with Oracle VM Virtual Box for a better understanding of the installing process and creating a virtual machine on Oracle VM virtual box. Also, you may turn to the article How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 for more information about installing Ubuntu 18.04 on the virtual machine.Read More
The current article focuses on applying the mysqldump utility to backup and restore MySQL databases. This utility is the most common tool for generating backups in several formats or restoring MySQL databases.Read More
This article describes the step-by-step deployment process of the Azure Database for MySQL Server.
Open the Azure portal and log in using the appropriate credentials. Note: For demonstration purposes, I got a pay-as-you-go subscription to Microsoft Azure. For more information about the Azure MySQL pricing model and various Azure subscriptions, refer to Subscriptions, licenses, accounts, and tenants for Microsoft’s cloud offerings.Read More
Developers are lifelong students. Gaining new knowledge as fast as we can is always our gig. If you’re coming from the T-SQL camp, what’s the faster way to learn MySQL? Often you want to compare syntaxes. Last time, you learned about creating a table in MySQL. Our today’s post will take you a step further. We’ll insert records with MySQL INSERT.Read More
This article focuses on the step-by-step processes of installing and configuring the ODBC driver for MySQL. In particular, it will cover the following issues:
- Installing the ODBC driver on Windows 10.
- Configuring the ODBC data source with ODBC driver for MySQL.
- Creating a basic list report with PowerBI that uses the ODBC driver for the data population from the MySQL database.
An SQL view is a virtual table or a result-set generated by the SELECT query. Unlike physical tables, views do not store data in a database. When we run the SELECT query to populate the data, it executes a query that creates the view (View definition).Read More
Are you a T-SQL developer learning the basics of MySQL? Then, one of the things you might want to learn is MySQL CREATE TABLE statement. Besides, the fastest way to learn a new SQL database platform is by comparing its common functionality and syntax.
That’s what we are going to do today. But the full syntax is a lot. So, we will only cover 5 basic points to get you up and running with MySQL CREATE TABLE command.Read More
MySQL TRUNCATE TABLE statement is a DDL statement used for removing all records from the MySQL table. When we run this command, it drops the existing table first and then creates a new table using the table definition. The query execution sequence of the TRUNCATE TABLE command is DROP TABLE and CREATE TABLE.Read More