Monthly Archives - February 2012

Announcing MySQL Monitoring Plugins from Percona

We’ve released a new set of monitoring plugins for MySQL servers and related software. With these plugins, you can set up world-class graphing and monitoring for your MySQL servers, using your own on-premises Cacti and Nagios software. The Cacti plugins are derived from an existing set of templates we’ve been using for […]

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Optimize Your SQL With Percona’s Online Query Advisor!

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could get expert advice on your SQL queries to find problems in them, the same way that programmers can use lint-check tools to warn about bugs in their C?

Shell

if ( execute = 1 ) {
launch_missile();
}

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if ( execute = 1 ) {   launch_missile();}

Such a simple mistake, […]

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Troubleshooting MySQL Upgrade Performance Regressions

So lets say you upgraded from MySQL 5.1 to Percona Server 5.5 and instead of expected performance improvement you see your performance being worse. What should you do ?
First if you followed MySQL upgrade best practices such as testing your workload with pt-upgrade the chances of this happening are rather slim. But lets assume […]

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My talks on PL MySQL Conference (+free book inside)

On coming PL MySQL conference 2012 I will give one tutorial:
Percona XtraBackup: install, usage, tricks. This tutorial I will do in joint with Alexey Kopytov, the lead developer of Percona XtraBackup. Our intent is to provide the comprehensive overview of the XtraBackup architecture and features, and we will touch future roadmap. This is all […]

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Announcing Percona Server 5.1.61-13.2

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.1.61-13.2 on February 10th, 2012 (Downloads are available from Percona Server 5.1.61-13.2 downloads and from the Percona Software Repositories).
Based on MySQL 5.1.61, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.1.61-13.2 is now the current stable release in the 5.1 series. All of Percona ‘s software is open-source and free, all the details […]

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Announcing Percona XtraBackup 1.6.5

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 1.6.5 on 10 February, 2012 (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.
There are some important bug fixes around incremental backups, parallel backups and backups on databases with the system tablespace […]

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Why not make a tool to improve existing configurations?

A couple of users of our very popular MySQL Configuration Wizard have submitted feedback such as “I’d love to input my existing server settings and get suggestions on how to improve it.”
This sounds like it would be great, doesn’t it? We’ve considered doing this, and even partially implemented it. But during our pre-release testing, […]

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Tokutek Selected as a Finalist for O’Reilly Strata Conference

We are excited to announce that we’ve been named as one of ten finalists selected for the startup showcase at the O’Reilly Strata “Making Data Work” Conference at the end of this month in Santa Clara, California. The startup showcase will be held on February 29th, starting at 6:30 pm.

The conference offers a great overview […]

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Announcing Drizzle Day, Fri 13th April 2012

Percona is proud to sponsor the 4th Drizzle Day, this year being held on the 13th April, the day after the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo.
When: Friday, April 13th 2012 from 9:30 am
Where: Cypress room, Mezzanine Level, Hyatt Regency Santa Clara (5101 Great America Parkway)
What: Drizzle Day is a day to learn about Drizzle, how to use […]

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Announcing Percona Server 5.5.20-24.1

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.5.20-24.1 on February 9th, 2012 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories).
Based on MySQL 5.5.20, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.5.20-24.1 is now the current stable release in the 5.5 series. All of Percona ‘s software is open-source and free, all the details of the release can […]

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