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Jack Wallen shows how to install and use MySQL, without having to depend upon a GUI tool for the heavy lifting.

An Introduction to MySQL

At some point in your life as a Linux administrator, you’re going to have to work with a database. And because you’re working with the Linux platform, chances are high that database will be MySQL. In some cases, you’ll only need to interact with MySQL long enough to create an empty database to be...
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Open Source Drives Companies to Change Hiring and Development

Open source today is not just about the products and technologies that companies use, but rather a whole rainbow of adjustments that have penetrated the corporate culture beyond the engineering department. I heard some of the best examples of this during a discussion for data industry leaders at...
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Context Aware MySQL Pools via HAProxy

At GitHub we use MySQL as our main datastore. While repository data lies in git, metadata is stored in MySQL. This includes Issues, Pull Requests, Comments etc. We also auth against MySQL via a custom git proxy (babeld). To be able to serve under the high load GitHub operates at, we use MySQL...
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New R Extension Gives Data Scientists quick Access to IBM's Watson

Data scientists have a lot of tools at their disposal, but not all of them are equally accessible. Aiming to put IBM's Watson AI within closer reach, analytics firm Columbus Collaboratory on Thursday released a new open-source R extension called CognizeR. R is an open-source language that's widely...
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Graph Databases for Beginners: Graph Search Algorithm Basics

While graph databases are certainly a rising tide in the world of technology, graph theory and graph algorithms are mature and well-understood fields of computer science. In particular, graph search algorithms can be used to mine useful patterns and results from persisted graph data. As...
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Using cPanel for Managing Services

WHM (Web Hosting Manager) is the core program that has administrative access to the back-end of cPanel. With WHM you can create cPanel accounts and set global settings that apply to them or the server. You can also create reseller accounts and offer hosting services to clients or you can use it for...
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Cloud Vendors, The Great Disruptors, Face Disruption From Blockchain

Over the past seven years or so, an emerging generation of cloud companies turned the tech industry on its head. Now, these cloud companies face their own disruption — courtesy of blockchain technology. Unless these providers develop offerings that leverage blockchain, they may see a new...
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A Beginners Guide to SQL

If you’re anything like me, SQL is one of those things that may look easy at first (it reads just like regular english!), but for some reason you can’t help but google the correct syntax for every silly query. Is it “SELECT * WHERE a=b FROM c” or “SELECT WHERE a=b FROM c ON *” ? Then, you get to...
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Spark-Powered Splice Machine Goes Open Source

Splice Machine, the relational SQL database system that uses Hadoop and Spark to provide high-speed results, is nowavailable in an open source edition. Version 2.0 of Splice Machine added Spark to speed up OLAP-style workloads while still processing conventional OLTP workloads with HBase. The open...
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Antony Arokiasamy and Kedar Sadekar lead the personalization infrastructure team at Netflix. In this talk from MesosCon, they describe the self-learning framework called Meson, which is built on Apache Mesos.

3 Cutting-Edge Frameworks on Apache Mesos

The three cutting-edge frameworks showcased in these talks from MesosCon North America demonstrate the amazing power and flexibility of Apache Mesos for solving large-scale problems. Perhaps you have noticed, in our Apache Mesos series, the importance of frameworks. Mesos frameworks are the...
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