I am MySQL Community Manager for EMEA & APAC. I joined the MySQL Community Team in May 2016. I have been an OpenSource and MySQL consultant for more than 15 years. My favorite topics are High Availability and Performance.

MySQL Books: MySQL Cookbook 4th Edition

The fourth edition of the MySQL Cookbook, solutions for database developers and administrators is a huge book, 938 pages ! And the least we can say is that you get what you pay for ! This book is an excellent…

How to Migrate from MariaDB to MySQL 8.0

We are seeing increasing requests for migrations from MariaDB to MySQL. MariaDB has significantly diverged, and is no longer drop-in compatible with MySQL. To migrate from MariaDB to MySQL, an in-place upgrade is not possible. A logical dump and load…

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