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Announcing TokuMX v2.0

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

Today we released TokuMX v2.0, the latest version of Tokutek’s high-performance MongoDB distribution. Highlights of this new release are as follows: Fast updates that can boost the speed of updates to unindexed fields by more than 10x. Ark elections making replication trustworthy and more ops-friendly. Smaller oplog entries made possible with a brand-new rollback algorithm. […]

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Percona Toolkit 2.2.11 for MySQL is now available

 | September 30, 2014 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit

Percona is pleased to announce the availability of Percona Toolkit 2.2.11.  Released on Sept. 25, Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced command-line tools to perform a variety of MySQL server and system tasks that are too difficult or complex for DBAs to perform manually. Percona Toolkit, like all Percona software, is free and open source. This release contains […]

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Fast Updates : Coming Soon in TokuMX v2.0

 | September 29, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Coming in TokuMX v2.0 is a feature we’re calling “Fast Updates”. Fast updates permit certain update operations to bypass the read-modify-write behavior that most databases require (including MongoDB and the current release of TokuMX). In this blog I’ll cover how Fast Updates work by describing a simple schema and workload, plus I’ll measure the performance […]

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‘Bash Bug’ giving you Shellshock? CVE-2014-6271 update

 | September 26, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL

The media train is in full steam today over the the CVE-2014-6271 programming flaw, better known as the “Bash Bug” or “Shellshock” – the original problem was disclosed on Wednesday via this post. Firstly this issue exploits bash environment variables in order to execute arbitrary commands; a simple check for this per the Red Hat […]

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Logical MySQL backup tool mydumper 0.6.2 now available

 | September 26, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Toolkit

We are pleased to announce the third release in the 0.6 series of mydumper, a tool for performing logical MySQL backups. In this release, we focused on simplifying compiling the code and added new features for making logical backups. These new features include enhancements to AWS RDS support and extending TokuDB support. Due to recent changes (or […]

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TokuDB Read Free Replication : Details and Use Cases

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

The biggest innovation in TokuDB v7.5 is Read Free Replication (RFR). I blogged a few days ago posting a benchmark showing how much additional throughput can be achieved on a replication slave, while at the same time lowering the read IO operations to almost zero. The official documentation on the feature is available here. In […]

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More then 1000 columns – get transactional with TokuDB

 | September 25, 2014 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, TokuDB

Recently I encountered a specific situation in which a customer was forced to stay with the MyISAM engine due to a legacy application using tables with over 1000 columns. Unfortunately InnoDB has a limit at this point. I did not expect to hear this argument for MyISAM. It is usually about full text search or […]

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Percona Server, OpenStack and the Tesora DBaaS Platform

and  | September 24, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, OpenStack, Percona Server

Percona Server and Percona XtraDB Cluster provide high-performance alternatives for MySQL users. We have also seen rapidly growing interest in these solutions in the OpenStack community where higher performance and high availability are crucial. Many OpenStack users are adopting these solutions but we’ve also seen demand from companies creating OpenStack distros. For example, Percona XtraDB […]

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