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Failover with the MySQL Utilities – Part 1: mysqlrpladmin

 | June 27, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

MySQL Utilities are a set of tools provided by Oracle to perform many kinds of administrative tasks. When GTID-replication is enabled, 2 tools can be used for slave promotion: mysqlrpladmin and mysqlfailover. We will review mysqlrpladmin (version 1.4.3) in this post. Summary mysqlrpladmin can perform manual failover/switchover when GTID-replication is enabled. You need to have […]

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Why a Partitioned Collection Cannot Be Sharded

 | June 27, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

In TokuMX 1.5, we introduced partitioned collections for non-sharded clusters. That is, one can have a partitioned collection in a replica set, but one cannot shard a partitioned collection. In this post, I explain why. As I mentioned here, partitioned collections are useful for time-series data where we would like to keep a rolling period […]

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TokuMX Compression & Performance Innovation Awards @ MongoDB World 2014

 | June 25, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Today, at MongoDB World 2014 in New York City, we announced the winners of our inaugural TokuMX Compression & Performance Innovation Award. We selected two winners from amongst the nominees – Brightcove and Crowdtap. The announcement was made at the TokuMX Scale-up & Slim-down breakfast meet-up. This morning’s meet-up featured special guests Mark Callaghan of […]

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Sysbench Benchmarking of Tesora’s Database Virtualization Engine

 | June 24, 2014 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL, OpenStack

Tesora, previously called Parelastic, asked Percona to do a sysbench benchmark evaluation of its Database Virtualization Engine on specific architectures on Amazon EC2. The focus of Tesora is to provide a scalable Database As A Service platform for OpenStack. The Database Virtualization Engine (DVE) plays a part in this as it aims at allowing databases […]

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Getting to know TokuDB for MySQL

 | June 23, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Server, TokuDB

During last April’s Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo, TokuDB celebrated it’s first full-year as an open source storage engine. I still remember reading the official announcement and the expectations it created one year ago. The premises were very interesting as it had the potential of helping MySQL manage “big data” in a way InnoDB just […]

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TokuMX @ MongoDB World 2014

 | June 21, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

On Monday, some of the Boston-area Tokutek team will board New York bound trains to join our Union Square colleagues at MongoDB World 2014. We couldn’t be more excited. You would be too. TokuMX, our high-performance distribution of MongoDB, just had its first birthday. The rapid acceptance by the MongoDB community has surpassed even our […]

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How to setup Docker for Percona ClusterControl and add existing Percona XtraDB Cluster

 | June 20, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster

In my previous post I showed you how to setup Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 on Docker. This time I will show you how to setup Percona ClusterControl and add the existing Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 that we’ve managed to setup from the previous post. Let us note the following details about our existing containers: 172.17.0.2 […]

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