MySQL: An Introduction for Oracle DBAs
By Bertrand Matthelié on Jan 18, 2012
Patrick Hurley has been successfully delivering his presentation entitled “MySQL: The Least an Oracle Professional Needs to Know” at various conferences.
Oracle DBAs may appreciate his blog post “MySQL: An Introduction for Oracle DBAs”:
“You are an Oracle Database Administrator. You enjoy looking after Oracle databases and you are really good at it. In the corner of the machine room, on the edge of your peripheral vision, is a server running a database called MySQL….
…One day your manager calls you into his office, “Can you just have a quick look at that MySQL database server, the one with the website and the blog on it? You know, make sure it’s secure and stuff. Shouldn’t be too hard for an Oracle DBA like yourself.”
You know absolutely nothing about MySQL. Where do you start?”
Continues….Read the blog!
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