Monthly Archives - September 2016

Percona Software News and Roadmap Update with CEO Peter Zaitsev

Percona Software News and Roadmap Update

This blog post is a summary of the webinar Percona Software News and Roadmap Update – Q3 2016 given by Peter Zaitsev on September 28th, 2016.
Over the last few months, I’ve had the opportunity to meet and talk with many of Percona’s customers. I love these meetings, and I always get a bunch of […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.14-26.17 GA is now available


This Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.14-26.17 GA release is dedicated to the memory of Federico Goncalvez, our colleague with Percona’s Uruguayan team until his tragic death on September 6, 2016.
Fede, we miss you.
Percona announces the first general availability (GA) release in the Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7 series on September 29, 2016. Binaries are available from the downloads area or our […]

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7 Fresh Bugs in MySQL 8.0

bugs in mysql 8.0

This blog post will look at seven bugs in MySQL 8.0.
Friday afternoon is always ideal for a quick look at the early quality of MySQL 8.0! Last Friday, I did just that.
If you haven’t heard the news yet, MySQL 8.0 DMR is available for download on!
Tools to the ready: pquery2, updated 8.0 compatible scripts in […]

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Percona Live Europe featured talk with John De Goes — MongoDB Analytics & Dashboards

Percona Live Europe Featured Talk

Welcome to another Percona Live Europe featured talk with Percona Live Europe 2016: Amsterdam speakers! In this series of blogs, we’ll highlight some of the speakers that will be at this year’s conference. We’ll also 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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Using the super_read_only system variable

Query Language Type

This blog post will discuss how to use the MySQL super_read_only system variable.
It is well known that replica servers in a master/slave configuration, to avoid breaking replication due to duplicate keys, missing rows or other similar issues, should not receive write queries. It’s a good practice to set
read_only=1 on slave servers to prevent any […]

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TokuDB and PerconaFT database file management part 1 of 2


In this blog post, we’ll look at TokuDB and PerconaFT database file management.
The TokuDB/PerconaFT file set consists of many different files that all serve various purposes. These blog posts lists the different types of TokuDB and PerconaFT files, explains their purpose, shows their location and how to move them around.
Peter Zaitsev blogged on the same topic a […]

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High Availability at Percona Live Europe 2016

This blog will review some of the high availability topics featured at this year’s Percona Live Europe, Amsterdam conference.
The topic of high availability MySQL is always hot, because beyond just being available, you also want efficient database manageability. I’m sure you’ve all seen the video by Frederic Descamps talking about the launch of […]

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Webinar Wednesday, September 28: Percona Software News and Roadmap Update – Q3 2016

Please join Percona founder and CEO Peter Zaitsev for a webinar Wednesday, September 28 at 11 am PDT (UTC-7) where he’ll discuss Percona Software News and Roadmap Update – Q3 2016.
Come and listen to Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev discuss what’s new in Percona open source software, including Percona Server for MySQL and MongoDB, Percona […]

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MariaDB Sessions at Percona Live Europe 2016

Percona Live Europe

If you’re going to Percona Live Europe Amsterdam 2016, and are specifically interested in MariaDB-related technologies, there are many talks for you to attend.
On Tutorial Monday, you will want to attend my tutorial The Complete MariaDB Server Tutorial. In those three hours, you’ll learn about all the differences that MariaDB Server has to offer […]

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Identifying and Solving Database Performance Issues with PMM: Webinar Q&A

MySQL Character Sets

In this blog, I will provide answers to the Q & A for the Identifying and Solving Database Performance Issues with PMM webinar.
First, I want to thank everybody for attending the September 15 webinar. The recording and slides for the webinar are available here. Thanks for so many good questions. Below is the list […]

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