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Introducing TokuMX Clustering Indexes for MongoDB

 | October 11, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Since introducing TokuMX, we’ve discussed benefits that TokuMX has for existing MongoDB applications that require no changes. In this post, I introduce an extension we’ve made to the indexing API: clustering indexes, a tool that can tremendously improve query performance. If I were to speak to someone about clustering indexes, I think the conversation could […]

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Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.0.5 release for MySQL

 | October 11, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.0.5 for MySQL. The components are designed to integrate seamlessly with widely deployed solutions such as Nagios and Cacti, and are delivered in the form of templates, plugins, and scripts. Changelog: * Added mysql-ca option to ss_get_mysql_stats.php (bug 1213857) * Added user info to […]

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A closer look at Percona Server 5.6

 | October 8, 2013 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL, Percona Server, Percona Software

Yesterday we announced the GA release of Percona Server 5.6, the latest release of our enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL. Percona Server 5.6 is the best free MySQL alternative for demanding applications. Our third major release, Percona Server 5.6 offers all the improvements found in MySQL 5.6 Community Edition plus scalability, availability, backup, and security […]

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Taking backups on Percona XtraDB Cluster (without stalls!)

 | October 8, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster

I occasionally see customers who are taking backups from their PXC clusters that complain that the cluster “stalls” during the backup.  As I wrote about in a previous blog post, often these stalls are really just Flow Control.  But why would a backup cause Flow control? Most backups I know of (even Percona XtraBackup) take […]

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