[debian-mysql] help fixing cacti to work with MariaDB

Otto Kekäläinen otto at seravo.fi
Fri Feb 26 06:36:01 UTC 2016


2016-02-25 23:02 GMT+02:00 Otto Kekäläinen <otto at seravo.fi>:
> The solution is to change the CREATE TABLE definition so that the key
> is shorter.

Alexander's advice is better. Don't do the above, rather create the
database with latin1 as default as in Alexander's mail option 1a.

MariaDB in Debian uses UTF-8 by default, which makes sense for most
apps (WordPress etc) but it does indeed have the drawback of using
more space.

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