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Intel 520 SSD in MySQL sysbench oltp benchmark

 | May 21, 2012 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL

In my raw IO benchmark of Intel 520 SSD we saw that the drive does not provide uniform throughput and response time, but it is interesting how does it affect workload if it comes from MySQL. I prepared benchmarks results for Sysbench OLTP workload with MySQL running on Intel 520. You can download it there.

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Tutorial Tomorrow, 5/19, at the 44th ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC)

 | May 18, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

This Saturday afternoon in New York, Martin Farach-Colton and I will run a tutorial on the theoretical foundations of memory sensitive computing to be be held at the 44th ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC). Here is the program for the tutorial. Topics include history of memory models, geometric computing, string indexing and compression, and, of course, database algorithms. […]

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SwRI Chooses TokuDB to Tackle Machine Data for an 800M+ Record Database

 | May 16, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Tackling machine data on the ground to ensure successful operations for NASA in space Issues addressed: Scaling MySQL to multi-terabytes Insertion rates as InnoDB hit a performance wall Schema flexibility to handle an evolving data model The Company:  Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is an independent, nonprofit applied research and development organization. The staff of more […]

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Training in London next week

 | May 16, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

I’m going to deliver MySQL Training next week (May 21-24) in London. This is a rare opportunity as I do not personally deliver a lot of Training, especially outside of US. There are still some places left if you want to sign up. You will also get a signed copy of High Performance MySQL 3rd […]

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Benchmarking single-row insert performance on Amazon EC2

 | May 16, 2012 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Insight for DBAs, MySQL

I have been working for a customer benchmarking insert performance on Amazon EC2, and I have some interesting results that I wanted to share. I used a nice and effective tool iiBench which has been developed by Tokutek. Though the “1 billion row insert challenge” for which this tool was originally built is long over, […]

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Percona Server 5.5.23-25.3 released!

 | May 16, 2012 |  Posted In: MySQL

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.5.23-25.3 on May 16, 2012 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). Based on MySQL 5.5.23, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.5.23-25.3 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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Tokutek Welcomes Gerry Narvaja!

 | May 14, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

We are excited to have Gerry Narvaja start today at Tokutek! Gerry has spent more than 25 years in the software industry, most of them working with databases for different kinds of applications, from embedded to large-scale web products. Gerry worked first at MySQL, and then Sun Microsystems supporting the Sales teams. In 2008 he transitioned […]

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Announcement of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.5.23

 | May 14, 2012 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Software, XtraDB Cluster

Our previous GA release of Percona XtraDB Cluster caused a lot of interest and feedback. I am happy to announce next version Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.5.23, which comes with bug fixes and improvements. List of changes: Fixes merged from upstream (Codership-mysql) Support for MyISAM, now changes to MyISAM tables are replicated to other nodes Improvements […]

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