The Situation MariaDB, a fork of MySQL, has had multi-master clustering support from the the initial version 10 release. However, the more recent releases have made it increasingly easy to… Read More »How To: Database clustering with MariaDB and Galera.
The Situation Recently I had to update the database services in an number of environments. The reasons were the typical ones: performance, bug fixes, keeping-up-with-the-jones, etc. Like any good infra-… Read More »How-to: Easily update MariaDB from 10.0 onward on Cent OS 7
Backstory: Another week, another evening at the Pub with some friends and colleges. Somehow or the other we got on the topic of database insert performance and how long it would… Read More »Out of the box performance: PHP + PDO + MariaDB