This week we discuss the basics of using the performance schema in MySQL 5.5 and 5.6. Ear Candy is about a temporal gotcha when using dates and times that do not exist, and At the Movies is David Stokes giving some useful for System Administrators who also are in a DBA role.
This week we discuss Tungsten and MySQL 5.6 replication with friend of the show, Giuseppe Maxia (aka the Data Charmer). Ear Candy is MariaDB's Cassandra storage engine, and At the Movies is Giuseppe's "MySQL 5.6 Replication – features and usability" video from Open Database Camp.
We discuss INFORMATION_SCHEMA with plenty of examples on useful queries. In this week's Ear Candy, we talk about resident versus virtual memory on Linux, and in At the Movies has a video about MongoDB.
This week, we explain the InnoDB and Memcached integration in MySQL 5.6. Ear Candy is about the nonexistent 2-step deadlock detection in MariaDB and At the Movies is Colin Charles talking about the features of MariaDB 10.
This week, we take a lighter topic and talk about the many uses and meanings of "binary". Ear candy is a but about SET GLOBAL SQL_BIN_LOG, and At the Movies is Ariel Weisberg of VoltDB explaining sharding and elastic clustering.
Events DBA Hangops - an every-other-week hangout for dba's (right now it's mostly MySQL) - The DB hangops sessions for April and May are April 10th, April 24th, May 8th and May 22nd.
This week we discuss changed behavior of variables in MySQL 5.6. In ear candy we talk about a cloud-based service to play with SQL on different databases, and At the Movies is Stewart Smith of Percona talking about MySQL in the Cloud as a Service during Linux Conf Australia in Canberra.
This week we discuss deprecated, removed and ignored variables in MySQL 5.6. Ear Candy is about innodb_file_per_table enabled by default, and At the Movies is "Different MySQL Forks for Different MySQL Folks".