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Percona XtraBackup 1.9.2 released (Beta)

 | March 29, 2012 |  Posted In: MySQL

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 1.9.2 on 28th March 2012. Downloads are available from our download site here. This is a late BETA release in the process of going towards Percona XtraBackup 2.0.0. This is a BETA quality release and is not inteded for production. If you want a high quality, Generally Available […]

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Percona Server 5.5.21-25.1 released!

 | March 29, 2012 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.5.21-25.1 on March 30, 2012 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). Based on MySQL 5.5.21, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.5.21-25.1 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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Looking for Global Collisions

 | March 28, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

On Monday, I took a break from planning for the upcoming Percona Live MySQL Conference (where we have a session, lightning talk, booth, and other misc activities planned) to go attend the UK-Massachusetts Innovation Economies Conference at the MIT Media Lab. The event featured Gov. Deval Patrick, MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito, industry experts such as Sheila Marcelo (founder […]

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InnoDB’s gap locks

 | March 27, 2012 |  Posted In: MySQL

One of the most important features of InnoDB is the row level locking. This feature provides better concurrency under heavy write load but needs additional precautions to avoid phantom reads and to get a consistent Statement based replication. To accomplish that, row level locking databases also acquire gap locks. What is a Phantom Read A […]

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Community events around Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2012

 | March 26, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

We’re very pleased with community support for Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo. We’ve got wonderful speakers providing content of phenomenal session lineup for the conference this year. We have community helping by spreading the world, about conference, picking talks and all king of other wonderful contributions. We also have series of events organized by […]

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Speaking at POSSCON

 | March 23, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

I’m speaking at POSSCON in Columbia,SC next week (March 28). My talk will be about Open Source software Percona Produces – Percona Server, Percona Xtrabackup, Percona Toolkit, Percona XtraDB Cluster. If you want to get a birds eye view about Open Source software Percona has created this is a great talk to attend. We’re also […]

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