[GRLUG] Foreign Territory - WAY OT

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Mon Dec 14 06:17:38 EST 2015

On Sun, 2015-12-13 at 16:46 -0600, L. V. Lammert wrote:
> Comes hither the Evil Empire, with a competing system. Totally
> obfustated at every level, .. installing the server SEEMS TO work
> fine, but installing the <choke> 700MB "Management Studio" crashes

I have never experienced an issue installing Management Studio.

And while it is easy to criticize the size... it is very comprehensive,
and includes administration from many aspects the typical [tiny] MySQL
site never even considers - such as the actual proper use of roles
(which I've never seen done on a MySQL install, journals, as well as

> Would be able to point out a way to do basic management like MySQL?
> Simple, well documented CLI or another tool?

I you are going to manage M$ systems from a CLI you should study
PowerShell, now rather than later.  That is the sanctioned tool.

Adam Tauno Williams <mailto:awilliam at whitemice.org> GPG D95ED383
Systems Administrator, Python Developer, LPI / NCLA

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