January 20-22, 2012, Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel

Care and Feeding of a MySQL database for Linux Administrators

David Stokes


MySQL is the most popular database on the web. But there are relatively few qualified MySQL DBAs . This session provides a guide for Linux Admins who are looking to acquire DBA skills or have inherited servers but do not know how to care for them. Do you know your EXT2 /3 file system may be slowing you down? Do you have the right data indexed? And why you should invest in memory rather than processors.