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Deploy Magento with MySQL Database Service in OCI

Magento is a very popular e-commerce platform using MySQL as backend. The latest version is compatible with MySQL 8.0, however it’s not that easy to deploy. Magento has multiple dependencies like Elasticsearch for example. Additionally, the Open Source version seems to require Highly Technical knowledge to be deployed correctly. If you would like to test it with MySQL Database Service … Read More

Using MySQL Workbench with MySQL Database Service

Recently (earlier today), I blogged about how to use PHPMyAdmin with a MDS instance. I also showed at the end of the video that it’s possible to open MySQL Router on the compute instance to connect from anywhere. However this has security risks of course. Therefor, it’s not recommended. If you want to connect from on-premise to your MDS instance … Read More

How to deploy a MySQL Database Service Instance with PHPMyAdmin

I recently received several messages from developers not being comfortable with command line when they need to create schemas, tables, … They were asking me for an easy alternative when testing MDS. There is a very popular tool in the developer community to manage their databases in MySQL: PHPMyAdmin. So if you are trying MDS (MySQL Database Service in Oracle … Read More

MySQL: How many transactions were committed during an interval of time ?

The amount of transactions committed is an important information, but how could you return an accurate value? This is a question I got from my colleague Ivan, he was challenging with global status values like COM_COMMIT or HANDLER_COMMIT, then checking in innodb_metrics… but this was not accurate.

MySQL Router 8.0.22 enables REST API at bootstrap

Since 8.0.17, MySQL Router allows you to performs API call to retrieve statistics to monitor it.