• MySQL 101: Installation, care, and feeding on Ubuntu

    9 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Warning: Learning the care and feeding of MySQL instances does not grant knowledge of or safe interaction with actual marine mammals.
    One of the tasks nearly any sysadmin frequently encounters is the care and feeding of the MySQL database server. You can build an entire career around nothing but this topic-making you a DB admin, not a humble sysadmin like yours truly-but for today, we're just going to cover the basics.
    For this guide, we're going to be using Ubuntu Linux as the underlying operating system-but most of these steps and tips will be either the same, or broadly...
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