Getting Started with MariaDB

Getting Started with MariaDB

by Daniel Bartholomew
     
 

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MariaDB is growing in popularity as a "drop-in" replacement for MySQL. Now you can quickly learn how to install and configure it to meet your own data storage needs in this beginner-friendly tutorial.

Overview

A step-by-step guide to installing and configuring MariaDB
Includes real-world examples that help you learn how to store and maintain data on

Overview

MariaDB is growing in popularity as a "drop-in" replacement for MySQL. Now you can quickly learn how to install and configure it to meet your own data storage needs in this beginner-friendly tutorial.

Overview

A step-by-step guide to installing and configuring MariaDB
Includes real-world examples that help you learn how to store and maintain data on MariaDB
Written by someone who has been involved with the project since its inception
In Detail

In the modern age, storing data is of paramount importance, and this is where databases enter the picture. MariaDB is a relatively new database that has become very popular in a short amount of time. It is a community-developed fork of MySQL and it is designed to be an enhanced and backward compatible database solution.

Getting Started with MariaDB is a practical, hands-on, beginner-friendly guide to installing and using MariaDB. This book will start with the installation of MariaDB before moving on to the basics. You will then learn how to configure and maintain your database with the help of real-world examples.

Getting Started with MariaDB literally starts at square one by walking you through the basics of what you need to know about MariaDB. This book will teach you how to install MariaDB as well as how to configure it. Following that, you will then be shown how to secure MariaDB. This book will also teach you common commands and will help you learn how to maintain a MariaDB server.

What you will learn from this book

Install MariaDB on Windows/RedHat/Fedora/CentOS Linux/Debian/Ubuntu Linux
Configure MariaDB to optimize data storage
Administer users on MariaDB
Learn how to utilize MariaDB to maintain a backup of your data
Maintain MariaDB and keep it running smoothly
Approach

A practical, hands-on, beginner-friendly guide to installing and using MariaDB.

Who this book is written for

Getting Started with MariaDB is for anyone who wants to learn more about databases in general or MariaDB in particular. No prior database experience is required. It is assumed that you have basic knowledge of software installation, editing files with a text editor, and using the command line and terminal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781782168096
Publisher:
Packt Publishing
Publication date:
10/15/2013
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.21(d)

Meet the Author

Daniel Bartholomew has been using Linux since 1997 and databases since 1998. He has written dozens of articles for various magazines including The Linux Journal, Linux Pro, Ubuntu, User, and Tux.

Daniel has been involved with the MariaDB project since early 2009. He currently works for SkySQL and splits his time between MariaDB documentation and maintaining the bits and pieces (including build, e-mail, web, and other servers) that keep the MariaDB project running smoothly. In addition to his day-to-day responsibilities, Daniel also serves as the MariaDB release coordinator, and he has been deeply involved with almost every MariaDB release.

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