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Few more ideas for InnoDB features

 | June 29, 2009 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs

As you see MySQL is doing great in InnoDB performance improvements, so we decided to concentrate more on additional InnoDB features, which will make difference. Beside ideas I put before (and one of them – moving InnoDB tables between servers are currently under development), we have few mores: – Stick some InnoDB tables / […]

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Another look at improving TPC-H-like queries – Q17

 | June 24, 2009 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Summary: An alternate approach, offered in response to our original post, provides excellent improvements for smaller databases, but clustered indexes offer better performance as database size increases. (This posting is by Dave.) Jay Pipes suggested an alternate approach to improving MySQL performance of Query 17 on a TPC-H-like database. Add the index (l_partkey, l_quantity) to […]

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Scaling IO Bound Workloads Webinar

 | June 19, 2009 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

I will co-present in webinar on Performance Challenges and Solutions for IO Bound Workloads in MySQL. My part of the presentation will be speaking about why switching from CPU bound workload to IO bound is such an important event, how to prepare to it as well as how to keep your application performance good as […]

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 | June 18, 2009 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

Today marks the official launch of We’ll be uploading technical screencasts, conference video, and anything else cool we can think up. If you’ve got ideas or requests, let us know and we’ll do our best to accommodate!

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 | June 16, 2009 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs

It is a known fact that ext3 is not the most efficient file system out there and for example file removals can be painfully slow and cause a lot of random I/O. However, as it turns out, it can sometimes have a much more severe impact on the MySQL performance that it would seem. When […]

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Improving TPC-H-like queries – Q17

 | June 15, 2009 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Executive Summary: A query like TPC-H Query 17 can be sped up by large factors by using straight_joins and clustering indexes. (This entry posted by Dave.) In a previous post, we wrote about queries like TPC-H query 2, and the use of straight_join to improve performance. This week, we consider Query 17, described by the […]

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