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10 years of MySQL User Conferences

 | April 11, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Live

In preparing for this month’s Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo, I’ve been reminiscing about the annual MySQL User Conference’s history – the 9 times it previously took place in its various reincarnations – and there are a lot of good things, fun things to remember. 2003 was the year that marked the first MySQL user conference […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.5.30-30.2 now available

 | April 10, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.5.30-30.2 on April 10, 2013 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). Based on MySQL 5.5.30, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.5.30-30.2 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 […]

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Why use encrypted backup with Percona XtraBackup 2.1 for MySQL?

 | April 10, 2013 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Software

We just released our first alpha of Percona XtraBackup 2.1 for MySQL and with it we included the ability to encrypt backups on the fly (full documentation here). This feature is different than simply piping the backup stream through the openssl or gpg binaries, which is what some people have used in the past. A big […]

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Percona Playback 0.6 for MySQL now available

 | April 9, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Playback 0.6 for MySQL on April 9, 2013. Downloads are available from our download site and Percona Software Repositories. Percona Playback for MySQL is a tool for replaying the load of one database server to another. Currently it can read queries from MySQL query-log and MySQL […]

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April is the Coolest Month

 | April 9, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

If T.S. Eliot were a MySQL DBA, I think he would have been more upbeat about April. We are gearing up for an incredible second half of April. We will be presenting three separate sessions at the Percona Live: MySQL Conference and Expo 2013, April 22-25, in Santa Clara, CA. In addition, we will be […]

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Percona Toolkit for MySQL Webinar Followup Questions

 | April 5, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Toolkit, Technical Webinars

I didn’t have time to answer all of the questions during Wednesday’s MySQL webinar, “5 Percona Toolkit Tools That Could Save Your Day,” but as promised, here are all of the questions and my answers. (A recording is available here.) Q: One of the links to download the Percona Toolkit for MySQL (percona.com/get/percona-toolkit.tgz) doesn’t work! A: […]

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MongoDB Multi-Statement Transactions? Yes We Can!

 | April 3, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Earlier, I talked about the transactional semantics we are introducing to MongoDB. As I hinted at the end of the post, we are actually doing more. We are introducing multi-statement transactions. That’s right, multiple queries, updates, deletes, and inserts will be able to run inside of a single transaction. We are working on the details […]

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Learn About MySQL 5.6 at the Percona Live MySQL Conference

 | April 3, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Live

5.6 has redefined MySQL performance and usability. Some great talks at the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo will provide insight into the new features and benefits of this major release. The conference is April 22-25, 2013 at the Santa Clara Convention Center and Hyatt Santa Clara. Monday evening features the conference Welcome Reception where […]

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