I’ve posted a new white paper about the implementation and benefits of Percona Server’s fast-restart capabilities. Briefly, after shutting down and restarting or rebooting the server, it can be back to full performance in a couple of minutes. That’s minutes, not hours or days. This matters a lot for keeping uptime high and reducing hardware requirements. There are a ton of benefits when you don’t have to obsess over how long it’s going to take to get the server back into production. Hot buzzword-compliant use cases definitely include cloud computing, because now you can get lots of memory in the cloud, but you still get terrible I/O performance so MySQL restarts take an eternity.
Read the white paper for the details; it is posted in the white paper section of our site and as always, is free to download and share with friends.
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