MySQL Binaries Percona build10

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We made new binaries for MySQL 5.0.67 build 10 which include next fixes:

  • We addressed concerns about potential logging and statistics overhead, so now you can fully turn on / off query statistics for microslow patch and user statistics in runtime.

Next variables were added:

With both slow_query_log = OFF and userstat_running = OFF we have no performance penalties of using of patches.

  • Also we fixed potential memory leaks in microslow and userstats patches, the leak appeared under some workloads.

The -percona release includes:

and -percona-highperf release additionaly includes

You can download RPMs for RedHat / CentOS 4.x and 5.x for x86_64, binaries, sources and patches there

OurDelta builds of this should becoming soon.

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Vadim Tkachenko

Vadim leads Percona's development group, which produces the Percona Server, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona XtraDB Cluster and Percona XtraBackup. He is an expert in solid-state storage, and has helped many hardware and software providers succeed in the MySQL market.



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  • When we are can see the release 5.1 with percona patches ?

  • Vadim Post author


    No decided date yet, we are working on porting patch fixes to new tree.

  • Anonymous Coward

    Is there any specific method you suggest to follow upgrade path from 5.0.51 (or whatever) standard mysql to your percona-highperf build?

  • Assuming you’re using RPM with same layout you can upgrade same way as you would upgrade to MySQL versions of them.

    (RPM from RedHat and MySQL for example use a bit different layout for the same platform)

  • Vadim Post author

    Actually just update may not work. As we use different Vendor in RPM .spec the way to install is to delete old RPM (rpm -e) and install new one (rpm -i)

  • No build for win32? :) ourdelta doesn’t do it either…

  • Vadim Post author


    We have not focused on win32 development, and I even guess some our patches break windows compilation.
    It comes from the fact we fix performance problems on production boxes, but MySQL is rarely run on Win32 production system.

  • I’m going to see if I can set aside some time to do some Win32 builds … And I’ll look at learning how to create msi binaries so that they may be easily installed.

    If I have enough spare moments, I may build the Win32 binaries to permit storage engines to be installed as plugins. The last time I did that was an internal mysql “proof of concept” build I did more than 2 years ago. AFAIK, the zip file is still attached to the worklog. 2

  • Vadim Post author


    We may look into, though I expect problem with compilation (even for Solaris it is not compiled clean). And I don’t think we can make rw_lock working on Win32 (though we may exclude this patch)

  • Hello,
    we have been using the 67-b10 version since around release, and we see a memory usage development that would indicate a meory leak?

    Server version: 5.0.67-percona-highperf-b10-log MySQL Percona High Performance Edition (GPL)


    Week 50 we ran stock redhat mysql . Early week 51 we installed the percona version. since then memory usage has been growing. Last week orso it ran out of swap space, so we added some more today 😉

    We also run https://www.percona.com/mysql/5.0.68/RPM/rhel5/ another place, without the same problems.


  • nicholas,

    can you show your my.cnf and SHOW GLOBAL VARIABLES

    you can send me it in private email to vadim @ thisdomain

  • nicholas,

    We created bug for this problem – https://bugs.launchpad.net/percona-patches/+bug/315619

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