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Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1, now with Zabbix support

 | December 18, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Monitoring Plugins

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1. The components are designed to integrate seamlessly with widely deployed solutions such as Nagios, Cacti and Zabbix, and are delivered in the form of templates, plugins, and scripts. In this release we have added MySQL template for Zabbix 2.0.x adopted from the existing […]

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Seconds_Behind_Master fluctuating wildly? Check for events caught in a loop

 | December 13, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona MySQL Consulting

Recently I was working with a customer where we noticed that Seconds_Behind_Master fluctuating from an expected value of 0 seconds behind to a fairly high six figure value.  The servers were configured in a master-master relationship and used 5 figure server_id values, and we had just migrated this cluster from one data centre to another […]

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A sneak peek at the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2014

 | December 11, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

MySQL gurus from Oracle, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yelp (and more) have submitted papers and will speak at the third annual Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014 in sunny Santa Clara, California this coming April 1-4. If you attended last April’s Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo – and/or last month’s Percona Live London […]

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Q&A: Geographical disaster recovery with Percona Replication Manager

 | December 10, 2013 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, Percona replication manager

My December 4 webinar, “Geographical disaster recovery with  Percona Replication Manager (PRM),”  gave rise to a few questions. The recording of the webinar and the slides are available here, and I’ve answered the questions I didn’t have time to address below. Q1: Hi, I was wondering if corosync will work in cloud environment. As far as […]

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Linux performance tuning tips for MySQL

 | December 7, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL

Because most MySQL production systems probably run on Linux, I’ve decided to place the most important Linux tuning tips that will help improve MySQL performance. There is nothing new here, most of them are well known, however, I’ve decided to collect those Linux configuration tips into 1 blog post. Filesystem ext4 (or xfs), mount with […]

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Nominate Tokutek for the 7th Annual Crunchies Awards

 | December 6, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Nominate Tokutek for the 2013 Best Technology Achievement Crunchies award! Help us be recognized for our database performance engines, TokuMX™ and TokuDB, and our revolutionary Fractal Tree® technology. Nominations will only be accepted until December 15, 2013 at 11:59pm PST – so vote now! We appreciate your support. Each year, CrunchTech hosts an annual competition […]

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December 10 Webinar: Understanding Indexing

 | December 5, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Get the Most out of Your Database – Understand Indexing SPEAKER: Zardosht Kasheff, Tokutek DATE: Tuesday, December 10th TIME: 1pm ET Register Now! Join Tokutek’s Zardosht Kasheff as he discusses one of the quickest and least expensive ways to increase your application performance. Application performance often depends on how fast a query can respond and […]

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