Category: Open Source

Simple Replication Example

Replication in Drizzle is very simple and multi-source replication is supported. For a walk through of multi-master (multi-source) replication see David Shrewsbury’s excellent post here. Because it was very succinctly written, here I am quoting a lot of his provisioning a new slave post on replication here. But I have added in some detail on […]

Tuesday November 15th, 2011 in Database, Drizzle, Open Source | No Comments »

LearningDrizzle at the MySQL Conference

Learning Drizzle is back! The Learning Drizzle Blog has been on hiatus for a while. I have been working entirely too much (who hasn’t) on projects less interesting and less fun, but I also had my eye on the MySQL DBA exams at the MySQL Conference. When I decided I would come to the conference […]

Getting Drizzle Started -or- “Know thy Path!”

After being gone a while for the day job I have finally gotten around to setting up my storage file locations and permissions in Drizzle. Stuart Smith helped me get past some problems, mostly associated with not knowing basic syntax, but I also ran into one or two that are due to changes ongoing in […]

Wednesday December 23rd, 2009 in Database, Drizzle, Linux, MySQL, Open Source, Ubuntu | No Comments »

Drizzle is Running on my Jaunty Box(possibly the strangest sentence ever)

I fancy myself an astute computer user but some of the ways to get things running in Linux are challenging for a born-and-raised windows user like myself. You don’t just click on a button to install Drizzle. I ran into a few blocks, that can mostly be attributed to me tripping over my self. For […]

Wednesday November 25th, 2009 in Database, Drizzle, Linux, MySQL, Open Source, Ubuntu | 6 Comments »

Equipment and stuff…

Last week I was at a lecture Brian Aker gave to the Seattle MySQL community. During his talk I got a feel for how the team is developing Drizzle, where they stand on various operating systems, and what they are testing on. Drizzle, when it’s completed, will be able to run on virtually any type […]

Thursday November 12th, 2009 in Database, Drizzle, Linux, MySQL, Open Source, Ubuntu | 3 Comments »

Drizzle is Scary (A Little)

I’m not really scared of rain after living in Seattle for seven years. I am a little scared of sticking my neck out and writing about something which (for the moment) I know almost nothing about. See, I am formerly a TV Producer stretching myself to learn a few new tricks. A hacker friend has […]

Friday November 6th, 2009 in Database, Drizzle, MySQL, Open Source | 3 Comments »