Join Jon Peck for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring the MySQL database server, part of Up and Running with Linux for PHP Developers.
…The MySQL Server comes with working defaults, but we'll need to…make a few configuration changes to make it more development friendly.…Again, the configuration file will be in etc.…Let's use sudoedit to edit the etc, mysql,…and the main configuration file, which is just my.cnf.…Press Ctrl+W to search for skip-external-locking.…Let's add a new line and set logical default for characters sets.…
We'll need two lines for that.…The first one will be collation-server equals utf8_unicode_ci,…and then character-set-server equals utf8.…By default, the server is configured to…only listen to connections from the local host.…For web applications, that's fine, but if we want to connect to the…database from the host operating system for…management or for imports, it'll be blocked.…Press down until we get to bind-address and then relax the restrictions…by changing 127.0.0.1 to any IP, using 0.0.0.0.…
The other change we'll make is to enable slow query…logging, which is very useful when looking for optimization problems.…
The demonstrations are performed with the Ubuntu LTS distribution of Linux, but the skills taught here are also applicable to other Linux distributions. Every command is described in detail in context, and a comprehensive quick reference is provided for convenience.
- What is Linux, and why should I use it?
- What's a LAMP, and why does it matter?
- Creating and configuring a virtual machine
- Working with the Linux command line
- Configuring the servers, including Apache virtual hosts
- Building a development server dashboard
- Using PHP package managers like Composer and PEAR
- Installing Drupal, WordPress, and more on the server
- Self-hosting Git repositories, including a web interface
- Enhancing the server with debugging and profiling
- Exporting a virtual appliance to use on another machine
- Server troubleshooting techniques
Skill Level Beginner
PHP with MySQL Beyond the Basicswith Kevin Skoglund10h 26m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Creating a Virtual Machine
3. Using the Server Command-Line Interface
4. Initial Server Configuration
5. Building a Development Server Dashboard
6. Installing PHP Applications for Site Development
7. Source Code Management
Introducing Git2m 16s
8. Enhancing the Development Server
9. Advanced VirtualBox Techniques
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