Monthly Archives - February 2012

Announcing Percona XtraBackup 2.0 Beta 1

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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Dot-Org Pavilion at the Percona Live MySQL Conference

This is a cross-post from my personal blog. Are you involved with an open-source project that’s interesting to MySQL users, such as Nginx, PHPMyAdmin, Drupal, Jenkins, PHP, and so on? Percona just published the application form for dot-org groups to have a free expo hall booth in the Percona Live MySQL Conference in […]

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New England’s Victory (for Big Data)

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

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

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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