One of the typical problems I see setting up ext2/3/4 file system is sticking to defaults when it comes to behavior on errors. By default these filesystems are configured to Continue when error (such as IO error or meta data inconsistency) is discovered which can continue spreading corruption. This manifests itself in […]Read more
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The summer’s end is rapidly approaching — in the next two weeks or so, most people will be settling back into work. Time to change your mindset, re-evaluate your skills and see if you are ready to go back from the picnic table to the database table.
With this in mind, let’s see how much […]
Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.1.58-12.9 on August 12, 2011 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories).
Based on MySQL 5.1.58, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.1.58-12.9 is now the current stable release in the 5.1 series. All of Percona’s software is open-source and free, all […]Read more
Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.5.14-20.5 on August 12, 2011 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories).
Based on MySQL 5.5.14, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.5.14-20.5 is now the current stable release in the 5.5 series. All of Percona’s software is open-source and free, all […]
I see this message on our forums, and I think it’s a great question: “Which version of Percona Server is currently recommended?” It’s really the same question as “Which version of MySQL is currently recommended?” I’ll respond here and then post a link in the forum as a reply.
In my opinion, it’s important […]
(Fractal) Tree Frog
Fractal Tree™ indexes are green. They have the potential to be greener still. Here’s why:
Remarkably, data centers consume 1-3 percent of all the US electricity. A majority of this power is used to drive servers and storage systems. Significant energy savings remain on the table.
Here’s why Fractal Tree indexing enables more […]
We’re thrilled to announce that we have signed a contract with the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and the Santa Clara Convention Center, to host a Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo on April 10-12, 2012. This event is part of our Percona Live series of conferences, but it’s not just another event in […]Read more
The first two Percona Live MySQL conferences in San Francisco and New York were sold-to-capacity events with the bonus of great evening parties. Percona Live’s huge popularity convinced us to take the conference series on the road to London, England. We also decided to broaden learning, content, networking, presentation and marketing opportunities […]Read more
There are many ways of improving response times for users. There are some people that spend a lot of time, energy and money on trying to have the application respond as fast as possible at the time when the users made the request.
Those people may miss out on an opportunity to do some or […]