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Percona XtraBackup – A workaround to the failed assertion bug

 | November 27, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Remote DBA, Percona Server, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

I recently conducted a test backup of my “master-slave” setup in my VirtualBox as I was migrating from Percona Server 5.6.12 to version 5.6.13-rel61.0 with Percona XtraBackup v2.2.0 rev. 4885. However, doing the backup on my slave, I encountered this problem:

This is related to a bug posted by my colleague George https://bugs.launchpad.net/percona-xtrabackup/+bug/1177201. While I was […]

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Geographical disaster recovery with PRM: Register for Dec. 4 Webinar

 | November 26, 2013 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL Webinars, Percona replication manager

Downtime caused by a disaster is probable in your application’s lifetime. While caused by a large-scale geographical disaster, cyber attack, spiked consumer demand, or a relatively less catastrophic event, downtime equates to lost business. Setting up geographical disaster recovery (geo-DR) has always been challenging but Percona replication manager (PRM) with booth provides a solution for […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.1.6 is now available

 | November 25, 2013 |  Posted In: Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.1.6 on November 25th, 2013. Downloads are available from our download site here and Percona Software Repositories. This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.1 series. Percona XtraBackup is an open source, free MySQL hot backup software that performs non-blocking […]

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Integrating pt-online-schema-change with a Scripted Deployment

 | November 21, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Server, Percona Software

Recently, I helped a client that was having issues with deployments causing locking in their production databases.  At a high level, the two key components used in the environment were: Capistrano (scripted deployments) [website] Liquibase (database version control) [website] At a high level, they currently used a CLI call to Liquibase as a sub-task within […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.14-25.1 Beta is now available

 | November 21, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona is glad to announce the first Beta release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 on November 21st, 2013. Binaries are available from downloads area or from our software repositories. Based on Percona Server 5.6.14-62.0 including all the bug fixes in it, Galera Replicator 3.1 and on Codership wsrep API 5.6.14-25.1 is now the first BETA […]

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How to add VIPs to Percona XtraDB Cluster or MHA with Pacemaker

 | November 20, 2013 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster

It is a rather frequent problem to have to manage Virtual IP addresses (VIPs) with a Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) or with MySQL master HA (MHA). In order to help solving these problems, I wrote a Pacemaker agent, mysql_monitor that is a simplified version of the mysql_prm agent. The mysql_monitor agent only monitors MySQL and […]

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November 20 Webinar: 5 Pitfalls to Avoid with MongoDB

 | November 19, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

You love MongoDB for its ease of deployment – but are you worried about how your application will perform when it starts to scale? SPEAKER: Tim Callaghan, VP of Engineering at Tokutek DATE: Wednesday, November 20th TIME: 1pm ET Register Now! Join this interactive webinar with industry expert Tim Callaghan, Tokutek’s VP of Engineering, as […]

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