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From Under the Desk to the Cloud

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

  Review of the O’Reilly Strata Making Data Work Conference (reprinted from my guest blog for the Cloud Council of 7) Monica Rogati of LinkedIn told a story of the early days at the firm, when the reporting system consisted of a single server under someone’s desk. One day, someone needed an Ethernet cable and […]

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Percona XtraBackup 1.6.3

 | September 23, 2011 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 1.6.3 on 22 September, 2011 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). This release is purely composed of bug fixes and is the current stable release of Percona Xtrabackup. If the innodb_file_per_table server option is being used and DDL operations, TRUNCATE TABLE, DROP/CREATE the_same_table or ALTER statements on InnoDB tables are […]

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NDB tutorial at Percona Live London + Free TIcket Give Away

 | September 23, 2011 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

In a month, the 24th of October, Johan Andersson (severalnines.com) and I will be giving a full day tutorial on NDB cluster which will include both presentations and hands-on. Be ready for a fast ramp-up on NDB! Among items covered: – Achitecture – Installation – Loading data – Administration (common procedures) – Node recovery – […]

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Write Optimization: Myths, Comparison, Clarifications

 | September 22, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Some indexing structures are write optimized in that they are better than B-trees at ingesting data. Other indexing structures are read optimized in that they are better than B-trees at query time. Even within B-trees, there is a tradeoff between write performance and read performance. For example, non-clustering B-trees (such as MyISAM) are typically faster […]

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Diagnosing and Fixing MySQL Replication + Early Bird Registration Extended!

 | September 19, 2011 |  Posted In: MySQL

Percona is happy to announce that our conference schedule is up online! We are thrilled to be able to offer such a wide variety of talks from so many MySQL experts. Come see Devananda van der Veen a Percona Consultant speak on Replication. “Replication is one of MySQL’s most widely-used features, and despite significant improvements over the years, […]

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