Monthly Archives - September 2013

What’s your Percona story?

Percona’s development teams are always delighted to hear about the many ways that engineers and operations teams use our open source software.
Companies say they value the enterprise-grade features and high performance that Percona Server delivers for free and use the software to power critical business applications, hot new apps, and even a growing web […]

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Experimental GIT Mirrors of Percona XtraBackup, Percona Server plus Oracle MySQL trees

I recently blogged on setting up Experimental Git mirror of Oracle MySQL trees up on GitHub. I’m now happy to announce that there are also mirrors for:

Percona Server
Percona XtraBackup
Percona Playback

I’ve also updated the Oracle MySQL GIT mirror to include MySQL 5.7 and the (now abandoned) MySQL 6.0. I include the abandoned 6.0 tree as […]

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How we built TokuMX

When I get to talk to people about TokuMX and how it’s an optimized MongoDB, I sometimes get follow-up questions like:

“Is it an in-memory proxy?”
“Write optimized? So you buffer all of the writes in memory and lose them on crash?”
“Did you re-implement the server and match the protocol?”

None of these things describe TokuMX, but […]

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September 26 Webinar: Getting Started with MongoDB

Save Time & Money – Do It Right The First Time
SPEAKER: Tim Callaghan, VP Engineering, Tokutek
DATE: Thursday, September 26th
TIME: 1pm ET
If you are thinking of using the leading NoSQL database in a project, learn just how easy it is to get started with MongoDB, and how important it is to do it right. […]

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How to reclaim space in InnoDB when innodb_file_per_table is ON

When innodb_file_per_table is OFF and all data is going to be stored in ibdata files. If you drop some tables of delete some data then there is no any other way to reclaim that unused disk space except dump/reload method.
When Innodb_file_per_table is ON, each table stores data and indexes in it’s own tablespace file. […]

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MySQL 5.6 Configuration Optimization Webinar, Sept. 25

This Wednesday in our next webinar I’ll share how to configure a better-performing MySQL 5.6 server. You’ll lean a practical approach to generating a sensible configuration file that sets what is needed and omits what is not.
Why dedicate an entire webinar to the new configuration settings within MySQL 5.6? Mainly because the default configuration […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster: Setting up a simple cluster

Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) is different enough from async replication that it can be a bit of a puzzle how to do things the Galera way.  This post will attempt to illustrate the basics of setting up 2 node PXC cluster from scratch.
Requirements
Two servers (could be VMs) that can talk to each other.  I’m […]

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Percona Server 5.6.13-60.6 fourth Release Candidate is now available

Percona Server version 5.6.13-60.6
Percona is glad to announce the fourth Release Candidate of Percona Server 5.6.13-60.6 (downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories).
Based on MySQL 5.6.13, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.6.13-60.6 is the fourth RC release in the Percona Server 5.6 series. All of Percona‘s software […]

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