MySQL and MariaDB Backup and Restore Strategy with Best Practices

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 of how to backup MySQL Database and MariaDB as well as recovery strategies.

CodingSight - Successful MySQL/MariaDB Backup and Recovery Strategies
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How to install MySQL Server on Ubuntu 18.04 in 2 Different Ways

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.

CodingSight - A Quick Guide on Installing MySQL on Ubuntu
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How to Create and Deploy Azure Database for MySQL Server using Azure Portal and Workbench

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.

CodingSight - Understanding the Process of an Azure Database Deployment on MySQL
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ODBC Driver for MySQL: How to Install and Set up Connection (Step-by-step)

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:

  1. Installing the ODBC driver on Windows 10.
  2. Configuring the ODBC data source with ODBC driver for MySQL.
  3. Creating a basic list report with PowerBI that uses the ODBC driver for the data population from the MySQL database.
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