We are excited this week to welcome David Murphy to Percona as our Practice Manager for MongoDB®. A veteran of ObjectRocket, Electronic Arts, and Rackspace, David is a welcome addition to our team and will provide vision, direction and best practices for all things MongoDB. David also has an extensive background in MySQL and […]Read more
This year’s Percona Live for Europe proved to be a turning point for the conference.
First and most obvious was the change of venue. After several years in London we decided to move the show to Amsterdam and we were quite pleased. The weather was not much different (it rained most of the time) […]
The MySQL 101 track was introduced at the 2015 Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo in Santa Clara, California. This track was tailored specifically for software developers and other specialists with technical backgrounds wanting to acquire the basic skills needed for a MySQL DBA role. The Percona Live Conference Committee saw an increase in demand […]Read more
But mostly thank you to our customers who said more about Percona than we ever could have.
There are many milestones in the life of the company, and being included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant is one of very significant ones! I’m very proud we have now reached that milestone and have been recognized as […]
On September 21st, we released Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.25. This is the first PXC release supporting proxy-protocol that has been included in Percona Server since 5.6.25-73.0.
With this blog post, I want to promote a new feature that you may have ignored.
Let’s start with a description of the use case:
HAProxy is configured like this:
listen 3307-active-passive-writes 0.0.0.0:3307
Percona is glad to announce the new release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 on October 15th 2015. Binaries are available from downloads area or from our software repositories.
Based on Percona Server 5.6.26-74.0 including all the bug fixes in it, Galera Replicator 3.12, and on Codership wsrep API 25.11, Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.26-25.12 is now […]
Query analysis is a fantastic path in the pursuit to achieve high performance. It’s also probably the most repeated part of a DBA’s daily adventure. For most of us, the weapon of choice is definitely pt-query-digest, which is one of the best tools for slow query analysis out there.
Why not use pt-query-digest? Well, sometimes […]
I presented a talk at Percona Live Amsterdam a few weeks ago (simple recipes for your Galera cluster), and one of the topics was schema changes. I discussed the drawbacks and benefits of Total Order Isolation (TOI), Rolling Schema Upgrades (RSU) and pt-online-schema-change. One thing I forgot was online DDL from 5.6. Does it […]Read more
The other day a colleague and friend of mine, Peter Boros, had a case where one of our clients had to track down the process shutting down MySQL. This blog is based on the discussion we had about that internally.
Our client wanted Peter to identify the culprit behind periodic shutdowns. This proved to be […]
What is Spark
Apache Spark is a cluster computing framework, similar to Apache Hadoop. Wikipedia has a great description of it:
Apache Spark is an open source cluster computing framework originally developed in the AMPLab at University of California, Berkeley but was later donated to the Apache Software Foundation where it remains today. In contrast to […]