Monthly Archives - January 2012

linux.conf.au 2012 roundup

I spent last week at linux.conf.au in Ballarat, Victoria (that’s the Victoria in Australia, not wherever else there may be one) which is only a pleasant two hour drive from my home town of Melbourne (Australia, not Florida). I sent an email internally to our experts detailing bits of the conference that may interest […]

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What Are Full, Incremental, and Differential Backups?

Sometimes you might hear people talk about full backups, and differential backups versus incremental backups. What is the difference?
A full backup is pretty self-explanatory. It makes a copy of all of your MySQL data.
A differential backup, on the other hand, simply records the differences since your last full backup. The advantage of taking a […]

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Announcing TokuDB v5.2: Improved Multi-Client Scaling and Faster Queries

TokuDB® v5.2, the latest version of Tokutek’s flagship storage engine for MySQL and MariaDB, is now available.
This version offers performance enhancements over previous releases, especially for multi-client scale up and point queries, and extends the cases where ALTER TABLE is non-blocking, in particular adding Hot Column Rename.
TokuDB v5.2 maintains all our established advantages: fast […]

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