MySQL/MariaDB database daily backup

Yuram has shown some keen interest in Bash scripting recently. He even took the Bash Cookbook from me to enrich his knowledge. To keep the spirit I often ping him with small challenges. While having a coffee at work today we discussed about a script to backup my databases on a daily basis. The script should backup the databases and send an email confirming the same has been done. At [Read More]

MariaDB migration

I was first tipped on the MariaDB project by Ronny (my ex-manager). At that time to my surprise he even announced my name in the LUG mail list to do a MariaDB presentation. In short notice I had to research and prepare a couple of slides. So, that’s how it all started with MariaDB. I contacted Colin Charles from the Monty Program and grabbed as much information as I [Read More]