I want to conduct online test for 10000 students at the same time. For that I have opted for CPU-OPTIMIZED 64GB/32CPU Droplet. I want some help to configure the server parameters and mysql database parameters. Kindly help me.

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Hello,

This is good document to start with on how to install and configure MySQL:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-mysql-on-ubuntu-18-04

If you are also looking for more stable ones, which provides replicas and backups, you can use our Managed Databases. Refer to below link for more insights:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/databases/mysql/

Cheers,
Sri Charan

by Mark Drake
MySQL is an open-source database management system, commonly installed as part of the popular LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Python/Perl) stack. It uses a relational database and SQL (Structured Query Language) to manage its data. This tutorial will explain how to install MySQL version 5.7 on an Ubuntu 18.04 server.
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