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MySQL Ransomware: Open Source Database Security Part 3

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by MySQL Performance Blog 2017-02-28 09:28:12

This blog post examines the recent MySQL® ransomware attacks, and what open source database security best practices could have prevented them. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that there has been an uptick in ransomware for MongoDB and Elasticsearch deployments. Recently, we’re seeing the same for MySQL. Let’s look and see if this is MySQL’s fault. Other Ransomware Targets Let’s briefly touch on how Elasticsearch and MongoDB became easy targets… Elasticsearch Elasticsearch®…

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Bring Stale Popcorn Back To Life With A Little Time In The Oven

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by Claire Lower 2017-02-28 09:00:00

Popcorn is the ultimate Netflix-watching snack, but I tend to overestimate the amount I'll be able to consume in one sitting, resulting in at least half a bowl of sad, stale remnants. Tossing the fluffy kernels brings me great sadness, but The Kitchn has an elegant solution. you just need to turn on your oven. More »     

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New MySQL Enterprise Backup 4.1: Better Very Large Database Backup & Recovery and More! (23 Mar 2017)

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2017-02-28 08:45:12

Large to very large databases pose additional and unique challenges. Learn how new MySQL Enterprise Backup capabilities can greatly improve the backup and recovery all MySQL databases, but especially very large, multi-terabyte database backups. Whether for disaster recovery or long term archival, whether backing up to disk, cloud or tape, whether sensitive data or not, MySQL Enterprise Backup 4.1 can provide big benefits – far faster, smaller, with less locking, shorter recovery times, and…

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Analyze & Tune MySQL Queries for Better Performance (14 Mar 2017)

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2017-02-28 08:41:13

SQL query performance plays a big role in application performance. If some queries execute slowly, these queries or the database schema may need tuning. Join Senior Oracle MySQL Engineer and query tuning expert, Øystein Grøvlen, to learn how to speed things up. He will cover how the MySQL Optimizer chooses a specific plan to execute SQL queries and then will show you how to use tools such as EXPLAIN (including the JSON-based output) and Optimizer Trace to analyze query plans. Øystein…

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