Microsoft Defender for open-source relational DB

If you navigate to the overview section of your MySQL server you will see a notification area, here you will find security section. It’s basically an area to provide some hints / tips if things have not been configured such as if you have not enabled query store it may well suggest it. For this blog it is suggesting I consider a feature called Microsoft Defender.

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MySQL server Query Store

The query store, sounds familiar? The idea of the black box sitting within the database server watching what is going on within the environment. This is available within MySQL, maybe not as feature rich as SQL Server but still useful.

You will find this option under the Query performance insight section of your MySQL server.

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