Every time I have a conversation on SSD, someone mentions btrfs filesystem. And usually it is colored as a solution that will solve all our problems, improve overall performance and SSD in particular, and it is a saviour. Of course it caught my curiosity and I decided to perform a benchmark similar to what […]Read more
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.
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 […]Read more
Tackling machine data on the ground to ensure successful operations for NASA in space
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 than 3,000 specializes in […]Read more
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 […]
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 […]Read more
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 […]
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 […]Read more
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 to XtraBackup SST […]