Thursday, February 9, 2012

Database Notes

Wanna build your schema online and share?

Wanna test your SQL query online and share?

This might come in handy for you, if you are struggling with a SQL query:

If you don't fully understand JOINs:

Wanna hot-backup your InnoDB database?

Percona XtraBackup (open source)

Need to recover a corrupt InnoDB table?

Need to generate massive test data?


Want to Validate your SQL?

Mimer SQL Validator

  1. if you want decent full-text search, choose PostgreSQL over MySQL, as MySQL doesn't support free-text search at the same time as foreign keys and transactions.
  2. Set your database to use the UTC timezone