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Percona welcomes Drizzle 7.1

 | April 10, 2012 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL

The Drizzle team has published the first Drizzle 7.1 stable release. The announcement on the Drizzle blog covers some of the major improvements in this release over the previous stable release, Drizzle 7.0. I plan to write a variety of blog posts on each of the new features over the coming weeks. Major features include: Multi […]

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Percona Announces New Relic Partnership

 | April 10, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

I’m delighted to announce a partnership with New Relic. The press release has the details (all new Gold and Platinum support contracts get free New Relic subscriptions) but I wanted to add some of the behind-the-scenes context. The quote from me in the press release is a real quote: I really have been telling people […]

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Announcing TokuDB v6.0: Less Slave Lag and More Compression

 | April 9, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

We are excited to announce TokuDB® v6.0, the latest version of Tokutek’s flagship storage engine for MySQL and MariaDB. This version offers feature and performance enhancements over previous releases, support for XA (two-phase transactional commits), better compression, and reduced performance variability associated with checkpointing. This release also brings TokuDB support up to date on MySQL […]

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How We Got Here

 | April 9, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

We have spent months planning and preparing for the MySQL conference that begins tomorrow. It seems appropriate to reflect on this process, where the open source and business communities are now, and what we have planned for the future. The annual April MySQL conference was a strong and growing event for years, drawing hundreds of […]

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High Availability Deep Dive tutorial at PLMCE

 | April 6, 2012 |  Posted In: MySQL

(a slightly modify rebroadcast of Florian’s post) If you are interested by High availability solution with MySQL, Florian Haas from and myself myself will be co-presenting next Tuesday a tutorial on the topic. It is never too late to register! For the ones who are already registered, here’s advance information which you will find useful. […]

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Percona Toolkit 2.1 with New Online Schema Change Tool

 | April 5, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Software

I’m proud to announce the GA release of version 2.1 of Percona Toolkit. Percona Toolkit is the essential suite of administrative tools for MySQL. With this release we introduce a new version of pt-online-schema-change, a tool that enables you to ALTER large tables with no blocking or downtime. As you know, MySQL locks tables for […]

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Announcing Percona XtraBackup 2.0.0 GA

 | April 4, 2012 |  Posted In: MySQL

I’m really excited to today announce the first GA (Generally Available; i.e. stable) release of Percona XtraBackup 2.0. We have worked hard since our last major release on improving the reliability and user experience of Percona XtraBackup as well as adding features to make it better suited to more environments. The 2.0.0 release contains no […]

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Announcing Percona XtraBackup 1.6.6

 | April 4, 2012 |  Posted In: MySQL

I am happy to also announce the latest minor release in the Percona XtraBackup 1.6 series. We recognise that not everybody will want or be able to make the leap to our new major release, Percona XtraBackup 2.0 and so we’re also releasing Percona XtraBackup 1.6.6. This is a minor release and source code and […]

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Announcement of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.5.20 GA release

 | April 3, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, XtraDB Cluster

I am excited to announce the availability of the GA release of our new product Percona XtraDB Cluster. Percona XtraDB Cluster is a High Availability and Scalability solution for MySQL Users and is based on Percona Server 5.5.20. With this release we make clustering very easy and affordable for everyone. You can convert your existing […]

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