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Percona is hiring a consultant

 | December 16, 2009 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

We’re hiring. We are looking for the following qualifications: Expert knowledge of MySQL. Not just “certified” — years of production experience with it. You need to know server internals, for example. You need to be able to do anything from optimizing difficult queries to moving high-volume services between data centers without interruption. Expert knowledge of […]

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Recovery Time for TokuDB

 | December 16, 2009 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Last week Tokutek released version 3.0.0 of TokuDB, adding ACID transactions to its list of features. This post discusses an experiment we ran to measure recovery time following a system crash. In summary, while actively inserting records into a MySQL database using iiBench, we compared the time to recover from a power-cord pull for both […]

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What do we optimize with mk-query-digest ?

 | December 15, 2009 |  Posted In: Insight for Developers, MySQL

When we’re looking at mk-query-digest report we typically look at the Queries causing the most impact (sum of the query execution times) as well as queries having some longest samples. Why are we looking at these ? Queries with highest Impact are important because looking at these queries and optimizing them typically helps to improve […]

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Announcing TokuDB v3.0 Beta: ACID Transactions

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

Tokutek is pleased to announce the beta launch of TokuDB for MySQL, version 3.0. Many of our customers have asked for  transaction capabilities to provide the data integrity their businesses require and in this release we provide: Full support for ACID compliant transactions Fast recovery time (seconds or minutes, not hours or days) As with previous […]

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xtrabackup-1.0

 | December 9, 2009 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Software

Dear Community, As of today release 1.0 is available. In this release there are following changes: Changelog: XtraBackup is ported to Windows. The .MSI package as well as .tar.gz is available for 32 bit platform Be more verbose on reporting scp errors Fixed bugs: Bug #463691 in Percona-XtraBackup: “innobackupex-1.5.1 –help goes to STDERR” Bug #463709 […]

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FusionIO – time for benchmarks

 | December 8, 2009 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL

I posted about FusionIO couple times RAID vs SSD vs FusionIO and Testing FusionIO: strict_sync is too strict…. The problem was that FusionIO did not provide durability or results were too bad in strict mode, so I lost interest FusionIO for couple month. But I should express respect to FusionIO team, they did not ignore […]

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