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MySQL Wish for 2013 – Better Memory Accounting

 | December 31, 2012 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Quality Assurance

With Performance Schema improvements in MySQL 5.6 I think we’re in the good shape with insight on what is causing performance bottlenecks as well as where CPU resources are spent. (Performance Schema does not accounts CPU usage directly but it is something which can be relatively easily derived from wait and stage information). Where we’re […]

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Move over Marcia: Top Ten for 2012

 | December 27, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Well, it’s that time of the year again for top ten lists. There have been many versions showing up on the web the last few days, including Time Magazine’s “Top 10 Everything of 2012” list, with 55 wide ranging lists! Last year we started using Google Analytics to see what content for blogs was most […]

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Announcing Percona XtraBackup 1.6.7

 | December 21, 2012 |  Posted In: Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the latest stable release of Percona XtraBackup 1.6.7 on December 20th, 2012 (Downloads are available here). This release is purely composed of bug fixes to the previous stable release of Percona XtraBackup. New users should head for Percona XtraBackup 2.0 rather than 1.6. Bugs Fixed: xtrabackup_binary was not included in tar […]

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Percona Toolkit Webinar followup Q&A

 | December 19, 2012 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

First, a thank you to everyone who attended the webinar Today, I appreciate your time and nice comments. As promised, here are answers to questions that couldn’t be answered during the talk:   Q: How do you install the tools? The manual has full details, but it’s important to know that the latest release for […]

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