PHP 8.0 Reaches End of Life

While the LAMP stack – Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP – is not the dominant platform it was a decade ago, there are still many websites that depend on it. One of the pillars of this quartet had a milestone last week when PHP 8.0 passed into End Of Life status. While it will still have limited security issue […]

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Generate Invisible Primary Key (GIPK) MySQL 8.0

The Primary key is like the hero of a row, which has more beneficial features in the table while performing any task on the table. The DBA knows the importance of the primary key in the table and how to handle it. Notable features of having a primary key:Requirements:Enabling GIPK:Handling GIPK:BenchmarkingData loading :Limitations:Conclusion: Notable features […]

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MySQL Data Archival With Minimal Disruption

We all know that data is important, and some businesses need historical data to be available all the time. The problem is that queries on large tables perform poorly if they are not properly optimized. We get many customer requests in Managed Services to purge/archive large tables, and to achieve it, we use pt-archiver. Recently, […]

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