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Monthly Archives: February 2008

A piece of Sun/MySQL Marketing

I got first Sun/MySQL Newsletter Today which among other things lead to the site publishing among other things links to various stuff related to Sun and MySQL and among other things – These Benchmarks This …

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MySQL Performance Blog now uses Sphinx for Site Search

I never liked how build in WordPress search works. it shows full documents rather than snippets it does not search comments and it does not have any query language so I always used Google search …

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Back to USA

As some of you surely know already I’m moving back to USA, so does Vadim. From very beginning we had much more business from US than from rest of the world combined so this is …

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How to check MySQL Config files

Probably most of MySQL users sometime had a situation when they would do changes in MySQL config file without restarting server (may be matching SET GLOBAL command to do it in run time) but either …

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How Fast Can Updates Run?

Last time, I introduced the notion of strict and lenient updates. Now it’s time to see what the performance characteristics are of each. Just to rehash, we are focusing on the storage engine (a la …

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MySQL Full Text Search in Action

Preparing to move I’m selling stuff on GumTree which is UK based clone of Craigslist offering similar functionality but with Ads Similarly to Craigslist GumTree is powered by MySQL but unlike craigslist it looks like …

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MySQL 6.0 Subquery optimizations are published.

Sergey Petrunia brought to my attention the work Optimizer Team has done in MySQL 6.0 related to SubQuery Optimization. I am excited to see this information published honestly outlining the things which are fixed now …

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Updates & Discipline

So far, I’ve analyzed point and range queries. Now it’s time to talk about insertions and deletions. We’ll call the combination updates. Updates come in two flavors, and today we’ll cover both. Depending on the …

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Finding out largest tables on MySQL Server

Finding largest tables on MySQL instance is no brainier in MySQL 5.0+ thanks to Information Schema but I still wanted to post little query I use for the purpose so I can easily find it …

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Speaking on MySQL Users Conference 2008

Guess what ? I also will be speaking at MySQL Users Conference 2008, which is always excited. According to session schedule I’ll have one talk about Innodb Scalability Limits and another one together with Andrew …

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