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Multi-Data Center MySQL with Continuent Tungsten: Dec. 11 webinar

 | December 4, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Technical Webinars

I’m looking forward to next week’s MySQL webinar with Robert Hodges, CEO of Continuent. We’ll be speaking on the topic “Multi-Data Center MySQL with Continuent Tungsten.” You’re not alone if you’ve been vexed when trying to assemble multi-master, multi-site MySQL clusters. Whether that was a move from a single database server to a scalable cluster, […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.5.34-25.9 is now available

 | December 3, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.5.34-25.9 on December 4, 2013. Binaries are available from the downloads area or from our software repositories. Based on Percona Server 5.5.34-32.0 including all the bug fixes in it, Galera Replicator and on Codership wsrep API 5.5.34-25.9, Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.5.34-25.9 is now the […]

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Download insightful MySQL presentations from Percona Live London 2013

 | December 2, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

The MySQL community came together last month for two days of outstanding technical tutorials and sessions at Percona Live London. And now many of those MySQL presentations are available for free download. This year’s London conference saw a 20 percent spike in attendance compared with last year, with MySQL professionals from 31 countries gathering in […]

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Percona XtraBackup – A workaround to the failed assertion bug

 | November 27, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Remote DBA, Percona Server for MySQL, 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, Technical Webinars

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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