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Jul 26 2008

Mysql Ultra-Fast Backup with LVM

Published by under Mysql

It is generally good practice to respect the two following points when backing up databases. The backup has to be: consistent fast Consistency is easily achieved putting a read lock on all tables beforehands. However, this isn’t always applied, and WILL definately lead to a database integrity problem at some stage. Once a lock has […]

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Jun 11 2007

Mysql Traffic Encryption with OpenSSL

Published by under Freeradius,Mysql

This is related to Freeradius software but can be applied to any application that needs to encrypt Mysql traffic. Freeradius is compliant to Radius protocol characteristics, which give ability to accomplish various actions, such as authenticate users. Number of caveats have been found, not related to the software but to the protocol. Joshua Hill from […]

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May 07 2007

Mysql or Postgres for Freeradius?

Published by under Freeradius,Mysql,Postgresql

We are not trying to build a full comparative of Mysql and Postgresql in this article. This subject has been discussed many times et everyone has his own opinion on this. Some directions may be given and only a few critirias will be analysed to be used with Freeradius. Criterias If we check what’s already […]

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