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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 GA release now available

 | January 30, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Server, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona is pleased to announce the first General Availability release of the leading open source High Availability solution for MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 on January 30, 2014. Binaries are available from downloads area or from our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 is an active/active cluster solution for High Availability (HA) MySQL […]

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February 6 Webinar: Transactions and MongoDB – Ways To Have It All

 | January 30, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

MongoDB is loved by developers for its productivity, but productivity can decline when you begin to write enterprise applications and realize that some database features you take for granted are not available in MongoDB. One of these features is support for transactions. Register Now! SPEAKER: Zardosht Kasheff, Tokutek DATE: Thursday, February 6th TIME: 1pm ET […]

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Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014: Things I’m looking forward to

 | January 30, 2014 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Live

The Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014 is just two months away. I’m very excited about this year’s event which continues our tradition of open technical discussions and inviting all parties to the table. We have a great amount of technical talks from Oracle – I’m especially excited about future-focused talks shedding some light […]

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Percona Server: Thread Pool Improvements for Transactional Workloads

 | January 29, 2014 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL, Percona Server

In a previous thread pool post, I mentioned that in Percona Server we used an open source implementation of MariaDB’s thread pool, and enhanced/improved it further. Below I would like to describe some of these improvements for transactional workloads. When we were evaluating MariaDB’s thread pool implementation, we observed that it improves scalability for AUTOCOMMIT […]

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Looking to upgrade to MySQL 5.6? Check out my webinar on Jan 29!

 | January 27, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona MySQL Consulting, Percona MySQL Support, Technical Webinars

We are nearing the one-year anniversary since MySQL 5.6 went GA – which is typically a good time even for the most conservative users to start thinking about upgrading. At this point there is a fair amount of practical use and experience; many bugs have also been fixed (1991 to be exact according to Morgan […]

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MySQL server memory usage troubleshooting tips

 | January 24, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona MySQL Support

There are many blog posts already written on topics related to “MySQL server memory usage,” but nevertheless there are some who still get confused when troubleshooting issues associated with memory usage for MySQL. As a Percona support engineer, I’m seeing many issues regularly related to heavy server loads – OR OOM killer got invoked and […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.1.7 is now available

 | January 24, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.1.7 on January 24th, 2014. 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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