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Percona Live Keynote Speakers and Topics!

 | September 10, 2015 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

The countdown for the annual Percona Live Data Performance Conference and Expo in Europe continues with today’s announcement of our keynote speakers! This three-day conference focuses on the latest trends, news and best practices in the MySQL, NoSQL and data in the cloud markets, while looking forward to what’s on the long-term horizon within the global data […]

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super_read_only and GTID replication

 | September 8, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL

Percona Server 5.6.21+ and MySQL 5.7.8+ offer the super_read_only option that was first implemented in WebscaleSQL. Unlike read_only, this option prevents all users from running writes (even those with the SUPER privilege). Sure enough, this is a great feature, but what’s the relation with GTID? Read on! TL;DR Enabling super_read_only on all slaves when using […]

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Percona Toolkit and systemd

 | September 3, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL

After some recent work with systemd I’ve realized it’s power and I can come clean that I am a fan. I realize that there are multitudes of posts out there with arguments both for and against systemd but let’s look at some nice ways to have systemd provide us with (but not limited to) pt-kill-as-a-service. This brief […]

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Percona Server 5.5.45-37.4 is now available

 | September 2, 2015 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.5.45-37.4 on September 2, 2015. Based on MySQL 5.5.45, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.5.45-37.4 is now the current stable release in the 5.5 series. Percona Server is open-source and free. Details of the release can be found in the 5.5.45-37.5 […]

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Booking.com’s Jean-François Gagné on Percona Live Amsterdam

 | September 1, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

Booking.com, one of the world’s leading e-commerce companies, helps travels book nearly 1 million rooms per night. Established in 1996, Booking.com B.V. guarantees the best prices for any type of property, from small, family-run bed and breakfasts to executive apartments and five-star luxury suites. The travel website is also a dedicated contributor to the MySQL […]

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