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Percona Cloud Tools: Making MySQL performance easy

 | January 9, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Cloud Tools, Percona Software

One of our primary focuses at Percona is performance. Let me make some statements on what is “performance.” In doing so I will refer to two pieces of content: Carry Millsap’s talk “Performance Instrumentation: Beyond What You Do Now” [1] White Paper (by Peter and Baron) “Goal-Driven Performance Optimization” [2] I highly recommend that you […]

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January 14 Webinar: Get More Out of MongoDB with TokuMX

 | January 8, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

MongoDB includes several powerful features like high availability, read scaling, and horizontal scalability in an easy-to-use, schema-free database platform. But, what if you could retain those properties, improve performance, and ensure scalability without specialized tuning just by replacing the storage stack? SPEAKER: Tim Callaghan, VP of Engineering at Tokutek DATE: Tuesday, January 14th TIME: 1pm […]

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Increasing slow query performance with the parallel query execution

 | January 7, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL

MySQL and Scaling-up (using more powerful hardware) was always a hot topic. Originally MySQL did not scale well with multiple CPUs; there were times when InnoDB performed poorer with more  CPU cores than with less CPU cores. MySQL 5.6 can scale significantly better; however there is still 1 big limitation: 1 SQL query will eventually use only […]

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The ARCHIVE Storage Engine – does it do what you expect?

 | January 6, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona MySQL Support

Sometimes there is a need for keeping large amounts of old, rarely used data without investing too much on expensive storage. Very often such data doesn’t need to be updated anymore, or the intent is to leave it untouched. I sometimes wonder what I should really suggest to our Support customers. For this purpose, the […]

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