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Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.1 release (enterprise-grade MySQL monitoring and graphing)

 | December 30, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Monitoring Plugins

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.1 to address the critical bug that appears after the 1.1 upgrade. Changelog: * Cacti mysql graphs stop working with data input field “server-id” after 1.1 upgrade (bug 1264814) * Non-integer poller errors for MySQL Query Response Time (bug 1264353) A new tarball is available from downloads […]

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[ERROR] mysqld: Sort aborted: Server shutdown in progress

 | December 30, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona MySQL Support

Recently, one of our support customers faced this: “[ERROR] mysqld: Sort aborted: Server shutdown in progress.” At first it would appear this occurred because of a mysql restart (i.e. the MySQL server restarted and the query got killed during the stopping of mysql). However, while debugging this problem I found no evidence of a MySQL […]

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Renaming database schema in MySQL

 | December 24, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

One of the routine tasks for a DBA is renaming database schemas, and as such MySQL added a command to carry out that purpose called “RENAME DATABASE <database_name>”. However this command just made it through a few minor releases before being discontinued (from MySQL 5.1.7 to 5.1.23). Here’s a link to the reference manual regarding […]

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MySQL 5.7.3 milestone release fixes some of my pet peeves

 | December 23, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL

It is wonderful to see some of my original pet peeves fixed in MySQL 5.7.3! It has not even taken 10 years 🙂 I remember when starting my work at MySQL Support that I would recommend using UNION ALL instead of plain UNION because it would not require duplicate elimination, and as such, would not […]

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Percona Server 5.5.35-33.0 is now available

 | December 20, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server, Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.5.35-33.0 on December 20th, 2013 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). Based on MySQL 5.5.35, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.5.35-33.0 is now the current stable release in the 5.5 series. All of Percona‘s software is open-source and free, all the details of the release […]

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Percona Server 5.1.73-14.11 is now available

 | December 20, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Percona Server, Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.1.73-14.11 on December 20th, 2013 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). Based on MySQL 5.1.73, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.1.73-14.11 is now the current stable release in the 5.1 series. All of Percona‘s software is open-source and free, all the details of the release […]

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Percona Toolkit 2.2.6 is now available

 | December 20, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Toolkit 2.2.6 on December 20th, 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. This release has 16 bug fixes and a few new features. One bug fix is very important, so 2.2 users […]

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Percona Server 5.6.15-63.0 is now available

 | December 19, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Percona Server, Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.6.15-63.0 on December 19th, 2013 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories. Based on MySQL 5.6.15, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.6.15-63.0 is the current GA release in the Percona Server 5.6 series. All of Percona’s software is […]

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