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Character Sets: Migrating to utf8mb4 with pt_online_schema_change

 | June 12, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL

Modern applications often feature the use of data in many different languages. This is often true even of applications that only offer a user facing interface in a single language. Many users may, for example, need to enter names which, although using Latin characters, feature diacritics; in other cases, they may need to enter text […]

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Enabling KMS encryption for a running Amazon RDS instance

 | June 8, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, AWS, MySQL

Since summer 2017, Amazon RDS supports encryption at rest using AWS Key Management Service (KMS) for db.t2.small and db.t2.medium database instances, making the feature now available to virtually every instance class and type. Unless you are running Previous Generation DB Instances or you can only afford to run a db.t2.micro, every other instance class now […]

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Post Guidelines

 | June 4, 2018 |  Posted In: Information

Thanks for thinking about posting to the Open Source Database Community blog. Our guidelines are simple, with a few extra requests for commercial bloggers: Content should be your own work. If it is licensed elsewhere, then reproduction must be admissible under the license. Original content is best. Be legal. Be respectful. The content should be […]

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Community Blog: Share the Word

 | June 4, 2018 |  Posted In: Information, MySQL

In a spirit of open source, and furthering our stated mission to be the unbiased champions of open source database software, we’re excited to introduce this community initiative. Our aim is to provide a platform for members of the open source database community to exchange ideas and knowledge, make suggestions and sound out ideas.

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Content License

 | June 1, 2018 |  Posted In: Information

The Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) license in summary: You are free to: Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material We cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms. The terms: Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the […]

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