Author Archives: Keith Hollman

MySQL TDE: Online key store migration

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

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Upgrading MySQL to 8.0.12 with Audit plugin.

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

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Get the Auditors in: MySQL Enterprise Audit.

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

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Going to Oracle MySQL Cloud via Enterprise Backup.

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

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InnoDB Cluster: setting up Production… for disaster! (2/2)

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

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InnoDB Cluster: setting up Production… for disaster! (1/2)

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

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MySQL Cluster in Docker: quick step by step

I just wanted to share the ‘how to’ in getting to know MySQL Cluster a bit more, via Docker, as mentioned in the docker store install guide: https://store.docker.com/community/images/mysql/mysql-cluster. all I’m doing here is replicating what’s mentioned there. Hopefully someone might … Continue reading

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