Relational Database: Best Design Practices

OptimizDBA_Database_design

With the advent of big data and the increasing importance of data analytics, database management is more critical than ever. Every organization using a database management system appoints a DBA equipped to manage the resources and optimize the efficiency of the Database Management System.   Owing to the exponential increase in the volume and types … Read more

MySQL v/s MariaDB: Is There A Winner?

MySQL v/s MariaDB

Database revolution took a new turn in 2010 when Oracle Corporation acquired MySQL. According to Michael Widenius, one of the original developers of MySQL, Oracle had a conflict of interest with their original Oracle database. Hence, his response to this situation was forking the MySQL project and creating MariaDB. The first version of MySQL was … Read more

Database Administration: Proactive or Reactive?

Administrative challenges

Database Administration: Proactive or Reactive? Being proactive can prevent many application related issues. When it comes to database performance, enterprises these days are looking for tools that can find potential vulnerabilities and threats. We will discuss the possibility of taking precautions concerning database administration. However, first, we need to understand that a significant part of … Read more