Monthly Archives - January 2015

OpenStack Live 2015: FAQs on the who, what, where, when, why & how

This April 13-14 Percona is introducing an annual conference called OpenStack Live. I’ve seen a few questions about the new event so decided to help clarify what this show is about and who should attend.
Unlike OpenStack Summits, held twice a year and dedicated to primarily to developers, OpenStack Live is an opportunity for OpenStack […]

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TokuDB 7.5.5 is now available

Tokutek is pleased to announce the general availability of TokuDB 7.5.5. The notable changes since TokuDB 7.5.3 are:

Rebased onto MySQL 5.5.41 and MariaDB 5.5.41 to integrate the latest changes
Improved TokuDB lock timeout logging
Added several optimize table options for TokuDB tables including the ability to throttle the optimize operation, selectively pick indexes to optimize, optimize a percentage […]

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GHOST vulnerability (CVE-2015-0235) Percona response

Cloud security company Qualys announced Tuesday the issues prevalent in glibc since version 2.2 introduced in 2000-11-10 (the complete Qualys announcement may be viewed here). The vulnerability, CVE-2015-0235, has been dubbed “GHOST.”
As the announcement from Qualys indicates, it is believed that MySQL and by extension Percona Server are not affected by this issue.
Percona is […]

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Multi-threaded replication with MySQL 5.6: Use GTIDs!

MySQL 5.6 allows you to execute replicated events in parallel as long as data is split across several databases. This feature is named “Multi-Threaded Slave” (MTS) and it is easy to enable by setting slave_parallel_workers to a > 1 value. However if you decide to use MTS without GTIDs, you may run into annoying […]

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Percona University: Back to school Feb. 12 in Raleigh, N.C.

Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev leads a track at the inaugural Percona University event in Raleigh, N.C. on Jan. 29, 2013.
About two years ago we held our first-ever Percona University event in Raleigh, N.C. It was a great success with high attendance and very positive feedback which led us to organize a number of similar […]

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Percona Toolkit 2.2.13 is now available

Percona is pleased to announce the availability of Percona Toolkit 2.2.13.  Released January 26, 2015. 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 is […]

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MySQL benchmarks on eXFlash DIMMs

In this blog post, we will discuss MySQL performance on eXFlash DIMMs. Earlier we measured the IO performance of these storage devices with sysbench fileio.
Environment
The benchmarking environment was the same as the one we did sysbench fileio in.
CPU: 2x Intel Xeon E5-2690 (hyper threading enabled)
FusionIO driver version: 3.2.6 build 1212
Operating system: CentOS 6.5
Kernel version: […]

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Using Percona Cloud Tools to solve real-world MySQL problems

For months when speaking with customers I have been positioning Percona Cloud Tools (PCT) as a valuable tool for the DBA/Developer/SysAdmin but only recently have I truly been able to harness the data and make a technical recommendation to a customer that I feel would have been very difficult to accomplish otherwise.
Let me provide […]

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Mo’ Data, Mo’ Problems

Welcome to blog #2 in a series about the benefits of the Fractal Tree. In this post, I’ll be explaining Big Data, why it poses such a problem and how Tokutek can help. Given the fact that I am a lifelong fan of both Hip-hop and Big Data, the title was a no-brainer and, […]

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The MongoDB Speed-up & Slim-down Big Data Challenge

Receive 20 FREE hours of MongoDB® consulting services if TokuMX does not improve your MongoDB application performance by at least 2x and/or reduce the size of your MongoDB database by 50% or more. 

Like A Finely Tuned Rally Car
Like a finely tuned rally car, your big data applications need to run lean and mean. But if those applications were […]

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