Monthly Archives - April 2014

Percona Software in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) release

I’d like to congratulate Canonical with the new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) Release, it really looks like a great release, and I say it having my own agenda 🙂 It looks even more great because it comes with a full line of Percona Software.
If you install Ubuntu 14.04 and run aptitude search you […]

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Thoughts on Small Datum – Part 1

A little background…
When I ventured into sales and marketing (I’m an engineer by education) I learned I would often have to interpret and simply summarize the business value that is sometimes hidden in benchmarks. Simply put, the people who approve the purchase of products like TokuDB® and TokuMX™ appreciate the executive summary.
Therefore, I plan to […]

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April 24 Webinar – MongoDB Clusters: Tips, Tricks, Manage and Automate

As you scale, one of the challenges is optimizing your clusters and mitigating operational risk. Proper preparation can result in significant savings and reduced downtime.
Register Now!
SPEAKER: Jon Tobin, Tokutek and Vinay Joosery, Severalnines
DATE: Thursday, April 24th
TIME: 6am EDT/12pm CEST and 12pm EDT/9am PDT
Tune into this webinar and we will give you practical advice about […]

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Simplifying Database Management for Big Data

OpenStack Summit 2014 is a five-day conference for developers, users, and administrators of OpenStack Cloud Software — a topic near and dear to many Tokutek customers. This year’s event is being held in Atlanta, May 12-16, 2014.
Recently, I learned about an interesting Big Data DBMS survey being conducted during the lead up to the conference. […]

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‘Open Source Appreciation Day’ draws OpenStack, MySQL and CentOS faithful

210 people registered for the inaugural “Open Source Appreciation Day” March 31 in Santa Clara, Calif. The event will be held each year at Percona Live henceforth.
To kick off the Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2014, Percona held the first “Open Source Appreciation Day” on Monday, March 31st. Over 210 people registered and […]

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How TokuMX Secondaries Work in Replication

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, TokuMX replication differs quite a bit from MongoDB’s replication. The differences are large enough such that we’ve completely redone some of MongoDB’s existing algorithms. One such area is how secondaries apply oplog data from a primary. In this post, I’ll explain how.
In designing how secondaries apply oplog data, […]

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percona-millipede – Sub-second replication monitor

I recently helped a client implement a custom replication delay monitor and wanted to share the experience and discuss some of the iterations and decisions that were made. percona-millipede was developed in conjunction with Vimeo with the following high-level goal in mind: implement a millisecond level replication delay monitor and graph the results.  Please […]

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Advisory on Heartbleed (CVE-2014-0160) for Percona’s customers and users

Over the last few days, the Percona team has spent a lot of time evaluating the impact of the Heartbleed bug (CVE-2014-0160) for our customers and for the users of our software. We published a formal disclosure a few days ago. However, I thought a quick summary and some additional information would be good […]

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