Author Archives: Keith Hollman
IT Security has a lot to do with reducing the exposure of the system, controlling the risk and minimizing the attackers options.
Assess, Prevent, Detect and Recover: MySQL Enterprise Security can help you fulfill all of your security needs. Whether it’s meeting with Compliancy and the applicable Regulations, attending specifics like Data Encryption or SQL Injection or quite simply securing your data, there are many options. Continue reading
Just recently, I have been asked to look into what a Disaster Recovery site for InnoDB Cluster would look like.
If you’re reading this, then I assume you’re familiar with what MySQL InnoDB Cluster is, and how it is configured, components, etc. Continue reading
Por si no se hubiera visto o promocionado lo suficiente, quería compartir la lista de webcasts en Español que ya hay disponible en On Demand webinars en el apartado de News & Events en mysql.com: https://www.mysql.com/news-and-events/on-demand-webinars/#es-20-0 Sobre 1 hora de … Continue reading
Ok, so if you’re reading this, then I can guess you’ve got a MySQL InnoDB Cluster in an awkard shape, i.e. you need to restore a backup and add the instance back into the cluster, so we have all our instances again. Continue reading
So, if we’re applying GDPR to our system, and we’re already making use of MySQL Transparent Data Encryption / keyring, then here’s an example on how to migrate from filed-based keyring to the encrypted keyring. Online. Continue reading
As a spin-off from the previous post, https://mysqlmed.wordpress.com/2018/08/23/get-the-auditors-in/, I thought that it would be good to see how well the Audit plugin upgrades to MySQL 8. The big change in auditing is that the tables change from MyISAM to InnoDB, … Continue reading
Here I have been looking into using the MySQL Enterprise Edition Audit Log plugin for 5.7. We have many options to audit (filters, encryption, compression, Workbench, rotation & purging, viewing the log, etc.)…. Continue reading
First of all, if you want a guide on how to deploy MySQL in Oracle Cloud, then the best place to start is here. So, what are we going to do here? Create an Oracle Storage container to keep our … Continue reading
Ok, so now we’re got our InnoDB Cluster a-clustering, MySQL Router a-routing, now we need some disaster to be a-disaster-recovering… Continue reading
Want to setup InnoDB Cluster and be prepared for a Disaster Recovery scenario? Get ready: Here’s a way to set up InnoDB Cluster using the 3 environments, on Oracle Linux 7.2, 5.7.19 MySQL Commercial Server, MySQL Shell 8.0.3 DMR, MySQL … Continue reading