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Speak at Percona Live London: Call for papers deadline Sept. 8

 | September 6, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

The Sept. 8 deadline is looming to submit your speaker proposals for Percona Live London 2013’s conference breakout sessions and tutorial sessions. In addition to fame (and dare I say fortune?), if selected as a speaker by our amazing conference committee, you’ll receive a complimentary, full-conference pass. Some call for papers pointers: Breakout session submissions […]

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Announcing TokuMX v1.2: Hot Backup

 | September 5, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

We’ve been hard at work on TokuMX since it’s initial release just over 2 months ago. Today we released TokuMX v1.2 which includes Hot Backup in the Enterprise Edition. Hot Backup allows users to create a backup of a running TokuMX primary or secondary server in a replica set, with no blocking of writes for […]

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TokuDB vs InnoDB in timeseries INSERT benchmark

 | September 5, 2013 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL

This post is a continuation of my research of TokuDB’s  storage engine to understand if it is suitable for timeseries workloads. While inserting LOAD DATA INFILE into an empty table shows great results for TokuDB, what’s more interesting is seeing some realistic workloads. So this time let’s take a look at the INSERT benchmark.

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Here’s my favorite secret MySQL 5.6 feature. What’s yours?

 | September 5, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL

MySQL 5.6 has a great many new features, including, but certainly not limited to a number of performance improvements. However, besides the widely talked-about features such as InnoDB support for full text search, optimizer, performance schema improvements and GTID, there are also a few tiny improvements that nobody cared to mention. One such feature is…

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Percona XtraBackup 2.0.8 is now available

 | September 4, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.0.8 on September 4, 2013. Downloads are available from our download site here and Percona Software Repositories. Percona XtraBackup is the world’s only open-source, free MySQL hot backup software that performs non-blocking backups for InnoDB and XtraDB databases. This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release […]

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Running MySQL 5.6 on Amazon RDS: Webinar followup questions answered

 | September 4, 2013 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, MySQL, Technical Webinars

Thanks to everyone who attended last week’s webinar, Running MySQL 5.6 on Amazon RDS.” If you weren’t able to attend, the recording and slides are available for viewing/download (or, if you were able to attend and just want to see it again). I’ve also answered the questions I didn’t have a chance to field during […]

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Percona Server 5.6.13-60.5 third Release Candidate is now available

 | September 3, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the third Release Candidate of Percona Server 5.6.13-60.5 (downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). The final release is almost ready. Thank you to everyone who has been testing and filing bugs. You’ve been a big help and we can’t wait for you to see the fantastic […]

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