OurSQL Episode 71: Table Manners, part 2

This week, we continue our discussion about MySQL and its forks. We discuss the Percona server and MariaDB.

Percona Live comes to Washington, DC on Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. There is a 50% discount for students, faculty and staff of educational organizations, and a 35% discount for government employees. http://www.percona.com/live/dc-2012/

Percona Server
Percona software
PAM plugin for mysql authentication and its release announcement

nagios plugin for MySQL
monyog 4.8

Differences between Percona Server and Oracle's MySQL

MariaDB
Uses Aria instead of MEMORY for temporary intermediate tables

Features of MariaDB versus Oracle's MySQL

Ear Candy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_Screen
screen tutorial
guide to screen

At the Movies
"MySQL Encryption with Gazzang" by Mike Frank, at the November Boston MySQL User Group. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnQJDIumVHI

Where you can see us
Gerry will be at the January Seattle MySQL User Group on Monday January 2nd from 7 - 9 pm. No set subject yet. It would be nice if you come prepared to share your MySQL year - like what you want to learn and what you’re planning on doing, such as upgrading.

Sheeri will be at the January Boston MySQL User Group on Monday January 7th from 7 - 9 pm, where we will feature Tim Callaghan of Tokutek speaking about "Fractal Tree Indexes - Theoretical Overview and Customer Use Cases"

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