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Sysbench with support of multi-tables workload

 | April 29, 2011 |  Posted In: MySQL

We just pushed to sysbench support for workload against multiple tables ( traditionally it used only single table). It is available from launchpad source tree lp:sysbench . This is set of LUA scripts for sysbench 0.5 ( it supports scripting), and it works following way: – you should use –test=tests/db/oltp.lua to run OLTP test i.e. […]

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Scalr and MNPP

 | April 28, 2011 |  Posted In: MySQL

Good news for all Percona Software users out there. There are more ways how you can get access to Percona Software. If you’re using Scalr (See also Scalr Project on Google Code) you might be interested in Percona Server roles support Scalr team has announced recently. If you’re Mac user and looking for complete development […]

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Percona Server 5.5.11-20.2 Stable Release

 | April 28, 2011 |  Posted In: MySQL

Percona Server 5.5.11-20.2 is now available for download, including an experimental build for MacOS. Released on April 28, 2011, it is the current stable release in the the 5.5 series. New Features HandlerSocket, a NoSQL plugin for MySQL, has been updated to the latest stable version as April 11th, 2011. InnoDB fast index creation now […]

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The four fundamental performance metrics

 | April 27, 2011 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

There are many ways to slice and aggregate metrics of activity on a system such as MySQL. In the best case, we want to know everything about the system’s activity: we want to know how many things happened, how big they were, and how long they took. We want to know precisely when they happened. […]

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Effective MySQL, a New York City Meetup

 | April 26, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Kudos to Ronald Bradford for creating a new MySQL meetup group in New York city and giving MySQL related talks. The next one is tonight, titled “MySQL Idiosyncrasies That Bite”. Information on it can be found at http://ny.effectivemysql.com/events/16884850/. We’ll have a contingent from our New York office there this evening. We went to the last […]

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MySQL at Facebook, present and future

 | April 25, 2011 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL

Harrison Fisk, from the Facebook database team, will be in New York City delivering the closing keynote at Percona Live next month. He’ll be talking about the present status and future plans for MySQL inside Facebook’s environment. As you probably know, Facebook is one of the largest users of MySQL, with their own set of […]

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