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Postgres to Mysql administration

Postgres to Mysql
I've administrated a few Postgres database servers in the past, but
have just started working with mysql, as I've volunteered to admin the
mysql server run by my school's comp sci student organization. I'm
going through the mysql manual on the mysql website right now,
starting to figure out the differences and similarities between the
systems. It seems like security and user administration is handled a
bit differently between the two, but how exactly isn't clear to me

Having fooled around with it a bit more, I've found that it looks like
there is one server running, and that it has a number of databases
running on it. It looks like there is one main listing of users, which
is kept in the mysql database. From what I understand, each user is
linked to a particular host, or network location where they login
from. I've installed everything on my debian stable system, and it
looks like it's added a few extra users. I was expecting just the root
user, but when running the following command, I got:

mysql> select host, user from user;
| host | user |
| cthulhu | |
| cthulhu | root |
| localhost | |
| localhost | debian-sys-maint |
| localhost | root |
5 rows in set (0.00 sec)

I assume I should remove a few of these?

Anyway, I was just wondering if anyone had any advice for one moving
from Postgres to Mysql administration.

Jul 19 '05 #1
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