Monthly Archives - September 2012

Announcing Percona Playback 0.4 (now with packages!)

We are glad to announce the availability of Percona Playback 0.4, the first release where we’ve released binary packages alongside our source release.
Binary packages for RHEL/CentOS 6 are available with Debian/Ubuntu packages soon to come (we are ensuring our dependencies are correct before publishing). Packages and source may be downloaded from here and are available […]

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Announcing Percona Server 5.6.6-60.1 Alpha

Percona is glad to announce the ALPHA release of Percona Server 5.6.6-60.1 on September 14, 2012 (Downloads are available here and from the EXPERIMENTAL Percona Software Repositories, although currently only for RHEL/CentOS as we are working on ensuring compatibility with our Debian/Ubuntu packages).
Based on MySQL 5.6.6, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.6.6-60.1 is the second ALPHA release in […]

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Looking for MongoDB users to test Fractal Tree Indexing

In my three previous blogs I wrote about our implementation of Fractal Tree Indexes on MongoDB, showing a 10x insertion performance increase, a 268x query performance increase, and a comparison of covered indexes and clustered indexes. The benchmarks show the difference that rich and efficient indexing can make to your MongoDB workload.
It’s one thing […]

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MySQL and SSD | Percona XtraDB Cluster talks

On Percona Live New York I’ll be giving two talks

“Percona XtraDB Cluster: HA solution for MySQL”. I will give introduction in MySQL clustering and show how Percona XtraDB Cluster solves HA and scalability problems.

MySQL and SSD: usage and tuning. If you follow this blog, you know that I do quite a bit experiments with […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster / Galera Tutorial at Percona Live NY 2012

I’ve mentioned this before, but I’m delivering a tutorial on Percona XtraDB Cluster / Galera at Percona Live NY 2012 right in midtown-Manhattan on October 1st.
I really want this tutorial to be hands-on, not just a 3 hour lecture, so you can actually see how a cluster operates and interact with it.  So, I have come […]

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Introducing the “Version Check” Feature in Percona Toolkit

Recently there has been a storm of bugs and problems in all variants of MySQL including MySQL, Percona Server, and MariaDB. To list a few:

MySQL 5.5.25
UPDATE on InnoDB table enters recursion, consumes all disk space

All MariaDB and MySQL versions up to 5.1.61, 5.2.11, 5.3.5, 5.5.22
Security vulnerability in MySQL/MariaDB sql/password.c

MySQL 5.1.61
DSA-2429-1 mysql-5.1 — several vulnerabilities

MySQL […]

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