Monthly Archives - April 2008

Partially OpenSourced

Reading evening news and rss feeds I found interesting next sequence:
Jeremy’s post “MySQL to launch new features only in MySQL Enterprise”
basically about some new features of MySQL will be available only for paid customers
Then Kaj’s post Anthropology: Sun studies MySQL with tagline “Sun didn’t acquire MySQL to change it, but to learn from […]

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Meet MySQL Performance Blog guys on MySQL Users Conference

Percona, the company maintaining MySQL Performance Blog has a good presence on the conference this year. We have me (Peter), Vadim, Aurimas, Baron and Andrew attending the show. Alexey had to stay because he could not get Visa in time and Maciek is staying to be able to reliably service emergencies arising with […]

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TPC-H Run on MySQL 5.1 and 6.0

We were doing MySQL Performance evaluation on TPC-H queries for the client and they kindly allowed us to publish results which are very interesting.
This is obviously not audited TPC-H run, and it can’t be because we used MyISAM tables which are not ACID complaint. Plus we only measured Power to keep things […]

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State of MySQL Market and will Replication live ?

There are interesting posts these day about future of MySQL Replication by Brian Frank and Arjen.
I think it very interesting to take a look at a bit bigger picture using framework from Innovators Dilemma and Innovators Solution.
I’m not going to speak about disruption and commoditisation of Database Market, leaving this for […]

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MySQL should have dynamic durability settings

If you’re using Innodb tables MySQL has innodb_flush_log_at_trx_commit variable which defines how durable your transactions are. If you have high durability requirements you set it to 1 and log records are pushed directly to the disk on transaction commit. If you do not bother loosing come committed transactions you can set it to […]

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