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SHOW OPEN TABLES – what is in your table cache

 | December 14, 2008 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs

One command, which few people realize exists is SHOW OPEN TABLES – it allows you to examine what tables do you have open right now:

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Looking for MySQL 4.0 Support post EOL ?

 | December 14, 2008 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

As Giuseppe just reminded MySQL 4.0 is reaching its end of life in about 2 weeks from now. When it becomes unsupported by MySQL via normal support agreements together with 3.23 version. At Percona we do not have such restriction and we will continue to support your environment even if you’re still on MySQL 4 […]

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MySQL Binaries Percona build10

 | December 11, 2008 |  Posted In: Percona Software

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 […]

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MySQL 5.1 went to GA. Was it a good move ?

 | December 10, 2008 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

MySQL 5.1 release as “GA” seems to be the most controversial to date. It had very negative response from Monty, original MySQL Founder and controversial responses in community including another beating by Kevin Burton. There is also very interesting reading on MySQL 5.1 open bugs So how do I take it and where do I […]

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Reading MySQL Enterprise future…

 | December 9, 2008 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

Well, actually it is not reading future, but just mysql-5.1.30.rhel4.spec file from MySQL RedHat 4 SRPM. I found there few MySQL Enterprise Editions, namely: MySQL Enterprise Server – Advanced Edition MySQL Enterprise Server – Pro Edition MySQL Enterprise Server – Classic Edition What is difference ? Let’s see. For MySQL Enterprise Server – Advanced Edition: […]

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Percona team at Turkey

 | December 8, 2008 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

Being completely distributed team, meetings are very important for us and this time we went to the Turkey in the end of October (yes, yes I could be faster with sharing photos) This went we went to Turkey, Antalya region, which is a destination which is very easy to reach from Europe as well as […]

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iiBench configuration

 | December 5, 2008 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

A tip of the hat to Mark Callaghan, who suggested I post our my.cnf settings for iiBench. Instead of fiddling around with the configuration file, we adjusted everything on the command line. Here’s the relevant script from iiBench/scripts/start_mysql.sh:

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