You may have seen in the last couple of weekly news posts that Baron mentioned we are working on a new adaptive flushing algorithm in InnoDB. In fact, we already have three such algorithms in Percona Server (reflex, estimate, keep_average). Why do we need one more? Okay, first let me start by showing the […]Read more
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Hot Column Addition and Deletion (HCAD) Overview
TokuDB v5.0 introduces several features that are new to the MySQL world. In this series of posts, we’re going to present some information on these features: what’s the feature, how does it work under the hood, and how do you get the most […]
Running with Big Data
It’s spring here in Boston, though one could hardly tell (still barely hitting 40°F). So, for those stuck indoors working out on the treadmill, or those lucky enough to do a workout outdoors, we’ve got a great podcast. Our Chief Scientist and co-founder Martín Farach-Colton had the privilege of sitting down […]
This is a continuation of my series of benchmark posts comparing Amazon RDS to a server running on Amazon EC2. Upcoming posts (probably 6 or 8 in total) will extend the scope of the benchmark to include data on our Dell r900 with traditional hard drives in RAID10, and a server in the […]Read more
I’ve presented at two different venues about HandlerSocket recently and the number one question that always arises is:
Why hasn’t HandlerSocket become more popular than it is?
Considering how fast and awesome HandlerSocket is, it’s not seeing as rapid adoption as some might expect. I theorize that there are five reasons for this:
I am happy to announce that Percona Server and Percona XtraBackup are now available for the Solaris platform!
You can download the latest Percona Server 5.1.55-12.6 stable release from our download area.
As for Percona XtraBackup, we made Solaris binaries for the upcoming XtraBackup-1.6 release, and they are available from “pre-release” directory.
There are couple features not […]Read more
We have web badges for promoting Percona Server and XtraBackup! If you use them and want to put little buttons in your website’s footer or sidebar, now it’s easy. There is copy-paste ready HTML for three styles of badge, for each of them: Percona Server badges and Percona XtraBackup badges.Read more
It’s time for the weekly roundup of news for Percona Server and XtraBackup. To follow up on my note from last week, we’re still checking and validating the download stats. It appears that Percona Server has been downloaded well over 100,000 times, and Percona XtraBackup has been downloaded over 200,000 times. […]Read more
In my previous post I introduced materialized view concepts. This post begins with an introduction to change data capture technology and describes some of the ways in which it can be leveraged for your benefit. This is followed by a description of FlexCDC, the change data capture tool included with Flexviews. […]Read more