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Announcing Percona Playback 0.4 (now with packages!)

 | September 13, 2012 |  Posted In: Percona Software

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

 | September 13, 2012 |  Posted In: Percona Software

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

 | September 13, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

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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Percona XtraDB Cluster / Galera Tutorial at Percona Live NY 2012

 | September 12, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, XtraDB Cluster

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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How to lag a slave behind to avoid a disaster

 | September 11, 2012 |  Posted In: MySQL

MySQL Replication is useful and easy to setup. It is used for very different purposes. For example: split read and writes run data mining or reporting processes on them disaster recovery Is important to mention that a replication server is not a backup by itself. A mistake on the master, for example a DROP DATABASE […]

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Introducing the “Version Check” Feature in Percona Toolkit

 | September 10, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Software

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 […]

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