Why is my my.cnf 241 lines long?
Everybody who’s dealt with MySQL in production knows about innodb_buffer_pool; what about the other configuration variables that have bad defaults that will cost you time and money? Learn why sql_mode is your engineering team’s best friend, why if you haven’t set the multiple charset variables properly you’re probably in trouble, and more.
Co-founder, Truss Works
Mark Ferlatte has been using MySQL in production since 3.21 at UC Berkeley, Linden Lab (creators of Second Life), and other projects including the 2013 healthcare.gov recovery effort. He is a co-founder of Truss Works, a software infrastructure consultancy.