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preFOSDEM MySQL Days: summary and slides

What a great event ! I got very positive feedback for this extended preFOSDEM MySQL Day 2020. Before my summary, I wanted to thank again all speakers and attendees. Without you this event won’t even exist. And thank you to ICAB for hosting us yet another time ! As you may know, we had 2 parallel tracks for 2 consecutive … Read More


preFOSDEM 2020 MySQL Days: the schedule

The schedule of the preFOSDEM Day is now available ! We had a lot of proposals to deal with. Also this is a MySQL event where we, the MySQL Team has the possibility to show to you, our Community, all what we have working on to improve MySQL but also new stuff. We also invite some of our friends from … Read More


Upgrading from MySQL 5.7 to 8.0 on Windows

As you may know, I’m using MySQL exclusively on GNU/Linux. To be honest for me it’s almos 20 years that the year of Linux on the desktop happened. And I’m very happy with that. But this week-end, I got a comment on an previous post about upgrading to MySQL 8.0, asking how to proceed on Windows. And in fact, I … Read More


MySQL Shell Plugins: InnoDB

Today, we will cover a totally different MySQL Shell plugin: InnoDB. Currently only 3 methods have been created: Those related to the Table space fragmentation, have already been covered in this recent article. Let’s discover the getAlterProgress()method. This method allows us to have an overview of the progress of some alter statements status like: stage/innodb/alter table (end) stage/innodb/alter table (flush) … Read More


MySQL Shell Plugins: check (part 3)

What is great with MySQL Shell Plugins, it’s that it provides you an infinite amount of possibilities. While I was writing the part I and part II of the check plugin, I realized I could extend it event more. The new methods I added to the plugin are especially useful when you are considering to use MySQL InnoDB Cluster in … Read More


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