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MongoDB at Percona Live: A Special Open Source Community Discount

 | March 31, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Live

12 Days Until Percona Live

We want MongoDB at Percona Live! One of the main goals of the Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 is celebrating and embracing the open source community. The community’s spirit of innovation, expertise and competition has produced incredible software, hardware, processes and products. The open source community is a diverse and powerful collection of companies, […]

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Docker MySQL Replication 101

 | March 30, 2016 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Docker, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Server, Replication

Docker

In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the basics regarding Docker MySQL replication. Docker has gained widespread popularity in recent years as a lightweight alternative to virtualization. It is ideal for building virtual development and testing environments. The solution is flexible and seamlessly integrates with popular CI tools.   This post walks through the setup of MySQL […]

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Percona Live featured talk with Avi Kivity: Scylla, a Cassandra-compatible NoSQL database at two million requests per second

 | March 30, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

Percona Live featured talk with Avi Kivity

Welcome to the next Percona Live featured talk with Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 speakers! In this series of blogs, we’ll highlight some of the speakers that will be at this year’s conference, as well as discuss the technologies and outlooks of the speakers themselves. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona Live […]

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Read-write split routing in MaxScale

 | March 29, 2016 |  Posted In: Maxscale, MySQL

Read-write split routing performance in MaxScale

In this blog post, we’ll discuss read-write split routing in MaxScale. The two previous posts have shown how to setup high availability (HA) with Maxscale using asynchronous replication and how we monitor replication. Now let’s focus on the routing module performing read-write splits. This is our current configuration:

This router module is designed to spread […]

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MySQL 5.7 primary key lookup results: is it really faster?

 | March 28, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

database support

This blog examines MySQL 5.7’s primary key lookup results, and determines if MySQL 5.7 is really faster than its early versions. MySQL 5.7 was released some time ago, and now that the dust has settled it’s a good time to review its performance improvements. I’m not doing this just to satisfy my own curiosity! Many […]

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Percona How To: Field Names and Document Size in MongoDB

 | March 24, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

document size in MongoDB

In this blog post, we’ll discuss how shorter field names impact performance and document size in MongoDB. The MongoDB Manual Developer Notes state: Shortening field names reduce expressiveness and does not provide considerable benefit for larger documents and where document overhead is not of significant concern. Shorter field names do not lessen the size of indexes […]

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Want to be a superhero? Join the Database Performance Team!

 | March 24, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Percona Managed Services, Percona MySQL Consulting, Percona MySQL Support, Percona Software

database performance team

Admit it, you’ve always wanted to fight danger, win battles and save the day! Who doesn’t? Do you want to be a superhero? Percona can show you how! We don’t have any radioactive spiders or billionaire gadgets, but we do have our own team of superheroes dedicated to protecting your database performance: The Database Performance Team! […]

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Percona Live featured talk with Stewart Smith: Why Would I Run MySQL or MariaDB on POWER Anyway?

 | March 23, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

Welcome to the next installment of our talks with Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 speakers! In this series of blogs, we’ll highlight some of the speakers that will be at this year’s conference, as well as discuss the technologies and outlooks of the speakers themselves. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona […]

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TokuDB impacts InnoDB Performance?

 | March 22, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

TokuDB impacts InnoDB performance

This blog discusses how TokuDB impacts InnoDB performance when the two run in the same environment. You would think MySQL storage engines are fairly independent of each other, even in the same environment. Enabling one, or changing its configuration, logically should have no impact on the performance of other engines (such as InnoDB) when they […]

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