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Webinar: SQL Query Patterns, Optimized

 | May 20, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, MySQL Webinars

Next Friday, May 31 at 10 a.m. Pacific, I’ll present Percona’s next webinar, “SQL Query Patterns, Optimized.” Based on my experiences solving tough SQL problems for Percona training and consulting, I’ll classify several common types of queries with which developers struggle. I’ll test several SQL solutions for each type of query objective, and show how […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.1.2 for MySQL available for download

 | May 18, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.1.2 for MySQL on May 18, 2013. Downloads are available from our download site here and Percona Software Repositories. This release fixes number of high-priority bugs since version 2.1 became GA. It’s advised to upgrade your latest 2.1 version to 2.1.2. This release is the […]

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Virident vCache vs. FlashCache: Part 2

 | May 17, 2013 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Hardware and Storage, MySQL

This is the second part in a two-part series comparing Virident’s vCache to FlashCache. The first part was focused on usability and feature comparison; in this post, we’ll look at some sysbench test results. Disclosure: The research and testing conducted for this post were sponsored by Virident. First, some background information. All tests were conducted […]

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Slides from my Percona Live “Benchmarking” presentation

 | May 15, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

I finally posted a copy of the slides from my Percona Live presentation, “Creating a Benchmarking Infrastructure that Just Works”.  The PDF is available via this link. The content comes from my personal experiences over many years benchmarking and testing databases, usually focusing on performance.  It was an opportunity to see how far my personal […]

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Announcing Percona XtraBackup 2.1.1 GA

 | May 15, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona XtraBackup

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.1.1 on May 15th 2013. Downloads are available from our download site here and Percona Software Repositories. Percona XtraBackup enables backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered […]

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