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TokuDB Table Optimization Improvements

 | February 11, 2015 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Section I: Fractal Tree and Optimization Overview Tokutek’s Fractal Tree® technology provides fast performance by injecting small messages into buffers inside the Fractal Tree index. This allows writes to be batched, thus eliminating I/O that is required in traditional B-tree indexes for every operation. Additional background information on how Fractal Trees operate can be found in […]

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Online GTID rollout now available in Percona Server 5.6

 | February 10, 2015 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL

Global Transaction IDs (GTIDs) are one of my favorite features of MySQL 5.6. The main limitation is that you must stop all the servers at the same time to allow GTID-replication. Not everyone can afford to take a downtime so this requirement has been a showstopper for many people. Starting with Percona Server 5.6.22-72.0 enabling […]

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Percona Server 5.6.22-72.0 is now available

 | February 6, 2015 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, TokuDB

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.6.22-72.0 on February 6, 2015. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or from the Percona Software Repositories. Based on MySQL 5.6.22, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.6.22-72.0 is the current GA release in the Percona Server 5.6 series. Percona Server is open-source […]

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TokuDB Hot Backup Now a MySQL Plugin

 | February 5, 2015 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

In the recently released TokuDB 7.5.5 the implementation of TokuDB hot-backup moved from a patch to the MySQL Server, to MySQL Plugin.  Why did we make this change? TokuDB hot backup makes a transactionally consistent copy of the TokuDB files while applications continue to read and write these files.  Christian Rober wrote a nice series […]

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A Tokutek Take on MongoDB v3.0

 | February 4, 2015 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

On February 3rd MongoDB, Inc. formally announced MongoDB v3.0 (the product release formerly known as v2.8).  It includes a number of important enhancements, some of them of particular interest to users of the Tokutek distribution of MongoDB, TokuMX, or anyone thinking about using TokuMX. Most notably, MongoDB v3 includes a storage engine API that can be used to create […]

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The future of MySQL quality assurance: Introducing pquery

 | February 4, 2015 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Quality Assurance

Being a QA Engineer, how would you feel if you had access to a framework which can generate 80+ crashes – a mix of hitting developer introduced assertions (situations that should not happen), and serious unforeseen binary crashes – for the world’s most popular open source database software – each and ever hour? What if you could […]

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Percona Live 2015 Lightning Talks, BoF submission deadline Feb. 13! And introducing “MySQL 101” program

 | February 3, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

It’s hard to believe that the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo is just over two months away (April 13-16 in Santa Clara, California). So if you’ve been thinking about submitting a proposal for the popular “Lightning Talks” and/or “Birds of a Feather” sessions, it’s time to get moving because the deadline to do so […]

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Faster fingerprints and Go packages for MySQL

 | February 2, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Cloud Tools

I’m happy to announce Go packages for MySQL. Particularly exciting is a new query fingerprint function which is very fast and efficient, but I’ll talk about that later. First, go-mysql is currently three simple Go packages for parsing and aggregating MySQL slow logs. If you’ve been following Percona development, you’ve no doubt heard of Percona Cloud Tools (PCT), a […]

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