Monthly Archives - July 2011

Intel 320 SSD read performance

(this is cross-post from https://www.percona.com/blog/)
While PCI-e Flash cards show great performance, I am often asked about alternatives, as price for PCI-e cards is still significant and not acceptable for small companies and startups.
Intel 320 SSD appears to be a popular drive with a quite acceptable price.
I wrote about write performance of these cards, and […]

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Cage Match: OldSQL, NoSQL and NewSQL

 
When I interviewed at Tokutek, I met a team of distinguished academics and engineers who could calmly and thoughtfully wax eloquent about the finer points of B-tree and Fractal Tree™ indexing,  drive I/Os, and database engines. Soon after, I discovered that several of my colleagues have a second passion — they practice Mixed Martial […]

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Percona Server 5.1.57 with Galera 0.8.1

Codership team announced availability of MySQL/Galera 0.8.1, which is minor release, but actually it has bunch of improvements that makes Galera replication more user friendly (there are many bugs fixed, reported by me personally, what annoyed me a lot).
As part of my evaluation activity I ported MySQL/Galera 0.8.1 to Percona Server/Galera 0.8.1 and you […]

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