Archive Author: Josh

Replacing a MySQL Master Node

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I recently had to build out a new MySQL node and replace an existing replication master.  Here is the basic procedure that I followed. 1. Build out the new server […]

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Fast Hard Disks

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One of the biggest bottlenecks in any system is the hard disk drive.  I found HyperOS Systems while reviewing the MySQL users mailing list yesterday.  This company sells a device […]

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What is Linux?

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The Linux Foundation recently had a contest to see who could come up with a video to compete with the “I’m a Mac” and “I’m a PC” ads.  Here is […]

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