Installing MySQL-Frontend Chive (A phpMyAdmin Alternative)

Installing MySQL-Frontend Chive (A phpMyAdmin Alternative)

This guide explains how to install the phpMyAdmin alternative Chive.
Chive is a free, open source, web-based database management tool with
easy administration, super fast UI and state of th…

MySQL.com Hacked to Serve Malware

Well, this is embarrassing. MySQL.com has been hacked (fixed by now), and was turned into a platform serving malware to unsuspecting visitors. The criminals did this by injecting a script which redirected visitors to a website which uses the BlackHole exploit pack, which probes the browser used and serves up an appropriate exploit. Computer security […]

10 essential MySQL tools for admins

MySQL is a complex system that requires many tools to repair, diagnose, and optimize it. Fortunately for admins, MySQL has attracted a vibrant community of developers who are putting out high-quality open source tools to help with the complexity, performance, and health of MySQL systems, most of which are available for free. The following 10 […]

Emma – Graphical toolkit for MySQL database developers and administrators

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. Emma – Graphical toolkit for MySQL database developers and administrators Emma is a graphical…

Oracle Releases MySQL 5.5 With Many Improvements

One of the open-source projects that Oracle is keeping around from Sun Microsystems is MySQL and just in time for the holidays they have put out the MySQL 5.5 release. The general availability release of MySQL 5.5 brings many new features to this popular database server. Among the MySQL 5.5 features are improved multi-threaded performance, […]

MariaDB 5.2 now faster and with alternative authentication

Launched by MySQL creator Michael “Monty” Widenius, the MariaDB MySQL fork has been released for downloading as version 5.2. The open source database is based on MySQL 5.1.51, although MariaDB contains additional functions. The release notes say that all commands, interfaces, libraries, and APIs from MySQL also run in MariaDB so it’s a drop in […]

Oracle raises prices for MySQL

In future, Oracle will offer three paid MySQLEditions at subscription fees of $2,000, $5,000 and $10,000 per year. The previous $600 “Basic” subscription has been dropped, in effect more than tripling the price for some customers. These subscriptions do not represent different levels of support, but rather different mixes of software. The free “Classic” edition […]

MySQL update addresses DoS vulnerability

Oracle has released version 5.1.51 of MySQL, a security update that addresses a Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability in the open source database. According to security specialist Secunia, an error in the processing of arguments passed to the LEAST() or GREATEST() functions could be exploited by a malicious user to cause a server crash, leading […]

MySQL derivative MariaDB 5.2 gamma released

The developers of the free MariaDB have issued a first release candidate of version 5.2 (referred to as 5.2.2 gamma), which is derived from MySQL 5.1.50. The thread programming in InnoDB has been overhauled to increase the performance of this database engine. Similar code can also be found in the latest release candidate of MySQL […]

Installing A Multiserver Setup With Dedicated Web, Email, DNS And MySQL Database Servers On Debian 5.0 With ISPConfig 3

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. Installing A Multiserver Setup With Dedicated Web, Email, DNS And MySQL Database Servers On Debian 5.0 With ISPConfig 3 Installing A Multiserver Setup With Dedicated Web, Email, DNS And MySQL Database Servers On Debian 5.0 With ISPConfig 3 This tutorial describes the installation of an ISPConfig 3 multiserver setup […]

Oracle’s Next MySQL Move: Sept. 19 at Oracle OpenWorld

When Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems — and by association, MySQL — plenty of open source pundits expressed concern. After much silence there are at least two signs Oracle plans to show MySQL customers and partners some love. Here’s the scoop from The VAR Guy. First up, Oracle on Sept. 19 will host MySQL Sunday — […]

Installing Nginx With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 13

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. Installing Nginx With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 13 Installing Nginx With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 13 Nginx (pronounced “engine x”) is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows […]

Installing PowerDNS (With MySQL Backend) And Poweradmin On Debian Lenny

Hi, this article shows how you can install the PowerDNS nameserver (with MySQL backend) and the Poweradmin control panel for PowerDNS on a Debian Lenny system. PowerDNS is a high-performance, authoritative-only nameserver – in the setup described here it will read the DNS records from a MySQL database (similar to MyDNS), although other backends such […]

Installing PowerDNS (With MySQL Backend) And Poweradmin On Fedora 12

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. Installing PowerDNS (With MySQL Backend) And Poweradmin On Fedora 12 Installing PowerDNS (With MySQL Backend) And Poweradmin On Fedora 12 This article shows how you can install the PowerDNS nameserver (with MySQL backend) and the Poweradmin control panel for PowerDNS on a Fedora 12 system. PowerDNS is a high-performance, […]

MySQL Community Server 5.1.47 and 5.0.91 released

MySQL Community Server versions 5.1.47 and 5.0.91 have been released. Active maintenance of the 5.0 series has ended so this update only contains fixes for security bugs. MySQL 5.1.47 is recommended for use on production systems. Read more at LWN.net

Former MySQL CEO: More successful open source startups needed

Open source is no longer considered the wild underdog, but it will need more new companies making money off the trend, the one-time CEO of MySQL stressed Wednesday at the EclipseCon 2010 conference. Panelists from the software industry pondered the future of open source during a late-afternoon session at the Santa Clara, California, conference. Panelist […]

Digg says yes to NoSQL, bye to MySQL

After twitter, now is Digg who decided to replace MySQL and most of their infrastructure components and move away from LAMP to another architecture called NoSQL that is based in Casandra, an opensource project that develops a highly scalable second-generation distributed database. Cassandra was open sourced by Facebook in 2008 and is licencied under Apache […]

Open Source NoSQL Databases Ramp Up

For most of the Web era, Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) based on SQL have dominated the database landscape. But over the course of the last year, a new approach has begun to take hold known as NoSQL, offering an alternative to the traditional RDBMS. This week at the NoSQL Live conference in Boston, multiple […]

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Mandriva 2010.0

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database.
Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Mandriva 2010.0
Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed
for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can
install Lighttpd on a Mandriva 2010.0 server with PHP5 support (through
FastCGI) and MySQL support.
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Why PostgreSQL is a better enterprise database than MySQL

When it comes to open source databases, MySQL gets the lion’s share of attention. MySQL is an easy-to-use database, and a lot of open source Web applications are geared towards it. The other primary open source database is PostgreSQL which, while widely known, doesn’t have the same mindshare that MySQL has obtained. This is unfortunate, […]