Monthly Archives - October 2013

Introducing TokuMX Transactions for MongoDB Applications

Since our initial release last summer, TokuMX has supported fully ACID and MVCC multi-statement transactions. I’d like to take this post to explain exactly what we’ve done and what features are now available to the user.
But before beginning, an important note: we have implemented this for non-sharded clusters only. We do not support distributed […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster/ Galera with Percona Monitoring Plugins

The Percona Monitoring Plugins (PMP) provide some free tools to make it easier to monitor PXC/Galera nodes.  Monitoring broadly falls into two categories: alerting and historical graphing, and the plugins support Nagios and Cacti, respectively, for those purposes.
Graphing
An update to the PMP this summer (thanks to our Remote DBA team for supporting this!) added a Galera-specific host template that includes […]

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November 6 Webinar: 5 Pitfalls to Avoid with MySQL and Big Data

You love MySQL for its ease of deployment – but are you worried about how your application will perform when it starts to scale?
SPEAKER: Gerry Narvaja, Tokutek
DATE: Wednesday, November 6th
TIME: 1pm ET
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Join this interactive webinar with Gerry Narvaja of Tokutek as he walks through the potential pitfalls when using MySQL for […]

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InnoDB adaptive flushing in MySQL 5.6: checkpoint age and io capacity

In MySQL 5.6 InnoDB has a dedicated thread (page_cleaner) that’s responsible for performing flushing operations. Page_cleaner performs flushing of the dirty pages from the buffer pool based on two factors:
– access pattern  –  the least recently used pages will be flushed by LRU flusher from LRU_list when buffer pool has no free pages anymore;
– […]

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MySQL on Windows: A survival guide for Linux-based DBAs

Next week, on Nov. 6, I will be delivering a webinar about running MySQL on Windows, with a strong focus on Linux-based sysadmins and DBAs – and how not to go crazy in the process.
An interesting (and challenging!) part of working for Percona is that you never know what kind of setup a customer […]

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