Monthly Archives - July 2016

Percona Server 5.7.13-6 is now available

percona server for MySQL

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server 5.7.13-6 on July 6, 2016. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or from the Percona Software Repositories.
Based on MySQL 5.7.13, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.7.13-6 is the current GA release in the Percona Server 5.7 series. Percona’s provides completely open-source and free […]

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MySQL 8.0

MySQL 8.0 innodb_dedicated_server

If you haven’t heard the news yet, MySQL 8.0 is apparently the next release of the world-famous database server.
Obviously abandoning plans to name the next release 5.8, Percona Server’s upstream provider relabelled all 5.8-related bugs to 8.0 as follows:
Reported version value updated to reflect release name change from 5.8 to 8.0

What will MySQL 8.0 bring […]

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Amazon RDS and pt-online-schema-change

Amazon RDS and pt-online-schema-change

In this blog post, I discuss some of the insights needed when using Amazon RDS and pt-online-schema-change together.
The pt-online-schema-change tool runs DDL queries (ALTER) online so that the table is not locked for reads and writes. It is a commonly used tool by community users and customers. Using it on Amazon RDS requires knowing about some specific […]

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