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Percona Toolkit 2.2.5 is now available

 | October 17, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Toolkit 2.2.5 on October 17th, 2013 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.2 series. New Features: Query_time histogram has been added to the pt-query-digest JSON output, not the actual chart but the values necessary […]

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Measuring Max Replication Throughput on Percona XtraDB Cluster with wsrep_desync

 | October 17, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Checking throughput with async MySQL replication Replication throughput is the measure of just how fast the slaves can apply replication (at least by my definition).  In MySQL async replication this is important to know because the single-threaded apply nature of async replication can be a write performance bottleneck.  In a production system, we can tell […]

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Visit Tokutek at MongoDB Boston on October 25

 | October 16, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Tokutek is proud to be a sponsor of the MongoDB Boston 2013 event in Boston next Friday, October 25. The annual one-day conference is dedicated to MongoDB and is featuring all new advanced sessions this year. A few things to look forward to according to MongoDB’s website are: New and exciting features from the most recent […]

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Using keepalived for HA on top of Percona XtraDB Cluster

 | October 15, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) itself manages quorum and node failure.  Minorities of nodes in a network partition situation will move themselves into a Non-primary state and not allow any DB activity.  Nodes in such a state will be easily detectable via SHOW GLOBAL STATUS variables. It’s common to use HAproxy with PXC for load balancing purposes, but […]

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Announcing TokuDB v7.1

 | October 14, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Today we released TokuDB v7.1, which includes the following important features and fixes: Added ability for users to view lock information via information_schema.tokudb_trx, information_schema.tokudb_locks, and information_schema.tokudb_lock_waits tables. Changed the default compression to zlib and default basement node size to 64K. Changed default analyze time to 5 seconds. Added server variable to control amount of memory allocated […]

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Innotop: A real-time, advanced investigation tool for MySQL

 | October 14, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona MySQL Support

GUI monitoring tools for MySQL are not always suitable for all our needs or situations. Most of them are designed to provide historical views into what happens to our database over time rather then real-time insight into current MySQL server status. Excellent free tools for this include Cacti, Zabbix, Ganglia, Nagios, etc. But each of […]

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Percona Server 5.6 Webinar: Enterprise-grade MySQL

 | October 14, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Server, Technical Webinars

A week ago we launched our first GA release of Percona Server 5.6 and it’s a real game-changer for us. The release of Percona Server 5.6 (our enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL) not only provides stability and performance but also provides key features only available in Oracle’s MySQL 5.6 Enterprise Edition. As usual, Percona Server […]

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