Monthly Archives - June 2013

Percona Toolkit 2.2.3 released; bug fixes include pt-online-schema-change

Among all of the excellent events going on like YAPC, Velocity, and Percona MySQL University, we recently released Percona Toolkit 2.2.3. It’s a small update that includes the following:

pt-online-schema-change did not handle the failure of the DROP TRIGGER statements correctly
Created pt-agent
pt-query-digest –output json now includes more data

The pt-online-schema-change issue had a high importance. The bug fix […]

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2 new features added to Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) since 5.5.31

With the last Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) release, two major features were added:
* a new command to bootstrap the cluster was added to the init script
* SST via Xtrabackup now supports Xtrabackup 2.1 features
In this post, I want to explain the benefits of these added features and how to use them.
If you follow the […]

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Percona Server 5.6.12-60.4 second Release Candidate now available

Percona Server for MySQL version 5.6.12-60.4
Percona is glad to announce the second Release Candidate release of Percona Server 5.6.12-60.4 on June 27th, 2013 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories).
Based on the recently released MySQL 5.6.12, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.6.12-60.4 is the second RC release in […]

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Limited disk space? Compact backups with Percona Xtrabackup 2.1

One very interesting feature, “Compact Backup,” is introduced in Percona XtraBackup 2.1. You can run “compact backups” with the  –compact option, which is very useful for those who have limited disk space to keep the MySQL database backup. Now let’s first understand how it works. When we are using –compact option with Innobackupex, it will omit […]

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