At Percona Live last week, someone showed me a graph from their Cacti monitoring system, using the templates that I wrote. It was the buffer pool pages read, written, and created. He asked me if the graph was okay. Shouldn’t there be a lot more pages read than written, he asked? […]Read more
Yesterday, Percona held Percona Live NYC, which they describe as an “intensive one-day MySQL summit.” They meant it. It was like drinking from a firehose. There was too much for me to give a complete report, so I’d like to highlight two sessions that stuck out for me.
Why SQL Wins
Sergei Tsarev […]
We’re seeing a spike of last-minute ticket sales for Percona Live New York. Meanwhile, we’re assembling bags and unpacking t-shirts at the venue. If you want to come, buy your ticket now — we’re rapidly selling out the remaining tickets!
Remember, if all the tickets are sold, you can still come to the […]
OldSQL DBs based on B-trees have some well-known problems and workarounds. TokuDB is a NewSQL storage engines based on Fractal Tree indexing, so the natural question is how InnoDB practice translates into TokuDB. This post gives a quick overview. Enjoy!
Q: How do I tune TokuDB?
A: You don’t!
TokuDB has almost no […]
Just a couple of announcements for Percona Live: we’re giving away free tickets through Engine Yard, and we’ve arranged our evening open-bar event.
For a chance to win a free ticket, check out the guest blog post I wrote for Engine Yard on how to make Rails migrations faster and safer.
In other news, Percona Live […]