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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


Migrate from on premise MySQL to MySQL Database Service

This post was first published on Oracle MySQL Blog. If you are running MySQL on premise, it’s maybe the right time to think about migrating your lovely MySQL database somewhere where the MySQL Team prepared a comfortable place for it to stay running and safe. This awesome place is MySQL Database Service in OCI. For more information about what MDS … Read More


Deploying WordPress on OCI with MySQL Database Service: the easy way !

During the MDS webinar on how to deploy WordPress on OCI using MDS (slides & video), I briefly explained how to deploy the full architecture on OCI using Resource Manager and Stacks. The Stack for that architecture is now available on my github: https://github.com/lefred/oci-wordpress-mds/releases/tag/0.0.1 To deploy it, it’s very easy. In OCI’s Dashboard, go on “Resource Manager” and then choose … Read More


Using MySQL Database Service for WordPress

Today we will see how to use MySQL Database Service aka MDS with WordPress. To achieve this easy task, we will use the architecture we already deployed in this article. We have then two Compute Instances on OCI, 1 running WordPress (Apache and PHP) and one running MySQL 8.0.


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