Monthly Archives - March 2016

Percona Server 5.7.11-4 is now available

Percona Server

Percona is glad to announce the GA release of Percona Server 5.7.11-4 on March 15, 2016. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or from the Percona Software Repositories.
Based on MySQL 5.7.11, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.7.11-4 is the current GA release in the Percona Server 5.7 series. All of […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster in a high latency network environment

high latency network enviroment

In this blog, we’ll discuss how Percona XtraDB Cluster handled a high latency network environment.
Recently I was working in an environment where Percona XtraDB Cluster was running over a 10GB network, but one of the nodes was located in a distant location and the ping time was higher than what you would typically expect.
For example, […]

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Introduction to MySQL Troubleshooting Webinar: Q & A for How to Create a Test Setup

MySQL Troubleshooting Webinar

Thank you for attending my March 2 MySQL troubleshooting webinar “Introduction to troubleshooting: How to create test setup,” which is the first in the “MySQL Troubleshooting Webinar” series. The recording and slides for the webinar are available here. Here is the list of your questions that I wasn’t able to answer during the webinar, […]

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Percona Live featured talk with Sugu Sougoumarane – Vitess: The Complete Story

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 […]

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Evaluating Database Compression Methods

column compression

NOTE:  This blog post contains some mistakes in data. While many of our conclusions are still valid, we’ve updated the evaluation in a new blog post. Please use that post in conjunction with this one.
Vadim Tkachenko and I have been working with Fractal Tree® storage engines (Fractal Tree engines are available in Percona […]

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Orchestrator: MySQL Replication Topology Manager

Orchestrator MySQL topology manager

This blog post discusses Orchestrator: MySQL Replication Topology Manager.
What is Orchestrator?
Orchestrator is a replication topology manager for MySQL.
It has many great features:

The topology and status of the replication tree is automatically detected and monitored
Either a GUI, CLI or API can be used to check the status and perform operations
Supports automatic failover of the master, and […]

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JSON document fast lookup with MySQL 5.7

In this blog post, we’ll discuss JSON document fast lookup with MySQL 5.7.
Recently I attended Morgan Tocker’s talk on MySQL 5.7 and JSON at FOSDEM, and I found it awesome.
I learned some great information from the talk. Let me share one of them here: a very useful trick if you plan to store JSON documents […]

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Percona Toolkit 2.2.17 is now available

pt-stalk

Percona is pleased to announce the availability of Percona Toolkit 2.2.17.  Released March 7, 2016. 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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