Monthly Archives - October 2016

Webinar Wednesday November 2: MongoDB Backups, All Grown Up!

MongoDB Backups

Please join us on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00pm EDT (UTC-7) for the webinar MongoDB Backups, All Grown Up, featuring David Murphy, Percona’s Mongo Practice Manager. 
 
It has been a long road to stable and dependable backups in the MongoDB space. This webinar covers the current types of backups and their limitations when […]

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Blog Series: MySQL Configuration Management

MySQL access privileges

MySQL configuration management remains a hot topic, as I’ve noticed on numerous occasions during my conversations with customers.
I thought it might be a good idea to start a blog series that goes deeper in detail into some of the different options, and what modules potentially might be used for managing your MySQL database infrastructure.
Configuration management […]

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New TokuDB and PerconaFT database file management feature in Percona Server 5.6.33-79.0 and Percona Server 5.7.15-9

MariaDB ColumnStore

This blog post discusses a new TokuDB and PerconaFT database file management feature in two Percona Server releases.
By now you have hopefully read through Peter’s post and my two prior posts on the TokuDB/PerconaFT file set. If you have not, it is probably a good idea to run through them now before we get into […]

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Thoughts on MySQL 8.0 Invisible Indexes

Invisible Indexes

MySQL 8.0 has a new feature called “invisible indexes,” which allow you to quickly enable/disable indexes from being used by the MySQL Optimizer.
I wanted to share some of my first experiences and thoughts about this new feature.
Why is it good for us?
There are a couple of use cases. One of them is if you want to drop an […]

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