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Announcing Percona XtraBackup 2.0 Beta 1

 | February 8, 2012 |  Posted In: Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce our first Beta release of what will become Percona XtraBackup 2.0. We’re releasing this beta to encourage testing of our upcoming 2.0 release of Percona XtraBackup. Since this is a beta release, you should not rely on it for production workloads – use the stable 1.6 series of Percona XtraBackup […]

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New England’s Victory (for Big Data)

 | February 6, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

While it might not have been New England’s weekend on the Big Gridiron, it was certainly New England’s day for Big Data at the New England Database Summit on Friday at MIT. The summit was well attended, with 350 registrants and keynotes from prominent MySQL users such as Mark Callaghan. The coverage was quite broad, […]

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Announcing Percona Toolkit Release 2.0.3

 | February 6, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Software

We’ve released Percona Toolkit 2.0.3, with a couple of major improvements and many minor ones. You can download it, read the documentation, and get support for it. What’s new? You can read the changelog for the details, but here are the highlights: Brand new pt-diskstats, thanks to Brian Fraser. This tool is completely rewritten, and […]

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MySQL Conference and Expo Talk on Benchmarking

 | February 2, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

I’ll be speaking on April 11th at 4:30 pm in Room 4 in at the Percona Conference and Expo Talk. The topic will be “Creating a Benchmark Infrastructure That Just Works.” Throughout my career I’ve been involved with maintaining the performance of database applications and therefore created many benchmark frameworks. At Tokutek, an important part […]

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Verifying backup integrity with CHECK TABLES

 | February 1, 2012 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

An attendee to Espen’s recent webinar asked how to check tables for corruption. This kind of ties into my recent post on InnoDB’s handling of corrupted pages, because the best way to check for corruption is with CHECK TABLES, but if a page is corrupt, InnoDB will crash the server to prevent access to the […]

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