Everything Aurora (MySQL)

Recently AWS released their version of MySQL called Aurora, they claim it delivers up to five times the throughput of standard MySQL. This article explores some of the depths of this database technology, especially coming from an Oracle Database background. Character Sets In an Oracle system, you can define 2 character sets, one is used…

InnoDB Information

Displays extensive information from the standard InnoDB Monitor about the state of the InnoDB storage engine. There are four types of InnoDB monitors: • The standard InnoDB Monitor displays the following types of information: • Work done by the main background thread • Semaphore waits • Data about the most recent foreign key and…