Marcus B. O’Dell

Database Administrator

Marcus "Marc" O’Dell has ten years of experience as a DBA with MySQL, MariaDB, and Amazon RDS. He has a background in Linux Systems Administration and held an RHCE under RHEL 5.

Linux OS and File System Tuning for Database Servers

The Linux OS from major vendors, including Red Hat, Ubuntu, and Debian, has defaults set out of the box that works well with minimally spec’d hardware. However, if you want the best performance for your MySQL databases, you need to make changes in how Linux... read more