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Elisa Usai

Elisa Usai

What I really like about Percona PMM

By | Cloud, Database Administration & Monitoring, MariaDB, MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, SQL Server | No Comments

Percona Monitoring and Management tool (PMM) is an Open Source product which was developed to help DBAs and developers to monitor and manage MySQL, PostgreSQL and MongoDB performances. In this blog post, we will see that we can do much more with it! I discovered this tool 2 years ago when I started a monitoring study for a customer, and ever since, I’ve been in love with it. I will explain you why.

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Elisa Usai

The evolution of MySQL authentication mechanism

By | Database Administration & Monitoring, Database management, MySQL, Security | No Comments

The authentication, the first level of security for each IT system, is the stage to verify the user identity through the basic username and password scheme. It is crucial to have a mechanism to protect and secure password storing and transmitting over network. In MySQL, there is plenty of different authentication methods available, and last versions improved the security of this concept.

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Elisa Usai

Install CentOS 8 on VirtualBox

By | Operation systems | 9 Comments

Last days, I needed to test our DMK tool for the new MySQL and MariaDB releases on the most recent version of CentOS. Here you can find all important steps to configure a CentOS 8 VM with an Internet connection, a specific hostname and a static IP address, accessible through SSH on VirtualBox.

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