Eduardo Sanchez thinks this is interesting: /etc/my.cnf From 2. Installing MySQL and MariaDB from Learning MySQL and MariaDB by Russell J.T. Dyer Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. Released: March 2015 Note On Ubuntu 16.04 /etc/my.cnf is in /etc/mysql/ Share this highlight http://www.safaribooksonline.com/a/learning-mysql-and/2292890/ Twitter Facebook Google Plus Email Get Instant Access Now Start a Free Trial Learn about Safari for Business Have an account? Sign in. Minimise Unlock the rest of Learning MySQL and MariaDB and 30,000 other books and videos By clicking this box, you confirm that you have read and agree to the terms and conditions of our Membership Agreement, and you understand that when your trial period ends, you will be required to provide billing information if you wish to continue using the service. Unlock the rest of this book Start a Free 10-Day Trial loading Learn about Safari for Business Have an account? Sign in.