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Release 1.0.1 of Percona Monitoring Plugins

 | June 15, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software

Version 1.0.1 of the Percona Monitoring Plugins is released. This is a routine bug-fix release that addresses several minor issues. The Percona Monitoring Plugins are high-quality components to add enterprise-grade MySQL monitoring and graphing capabilities to your existing in-house, on-premises monitoring solutions. The components are designed to integrate seamlessly with widely deployed solutions such as […]

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Addressing Hot Schema Changes in MySQL

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

As ones data model evolves changing the database schema becomes painful, especially for big databases where the table must be taken offline. Fortunately, Tokutek introduced online schema changes starting in TokuDB v5.0. A typical schema change involves adding or deleting a column from a table. These operations usually require the table to be rebuilt offline since the […]

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Comparing Percona XtraDB Cluster with Semi-Sync replication Cross-WAN

 | June 14, 2012 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL, XtraDB Cluster

I have a customer who is considering Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) in a two colo WAN environment.  They wanted me to do a test comparing PXC against semi-synchronous replication to see how they stack up against each other. Test Environment The test environment included AWS EC2 nodes in US-East and US-West (Oregon).  The ping RTT latency […]

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Fractal Tree Indexing and Filesystems – HotStorage 2012

 | June 11, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Modern file systems are well equipped to deal with large writes. One area that remains challenging however is to efficiently write out “microdata”, such as metadata and small portions of large files, while showing good I/O utilization when the data is read back. This challenge is evident with mount options like “noatime” which disables updating […]

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Meet Percona at Southeast Linux Fest

 | June 7, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

Percona will be at Southeast Linux Fest tomorrow and Saturday. We’re supporting the event, and we hope to meet you there. If you’ve never been, this is a great regional show that’s grown enormously in the last few years. Peter and I will both be speaking: Peter about optimizing MySQL configuration, and I will talk […]

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