Monthly Archives - March 2017

Performance Evaluation of SST Data Transfer: With Encryption (Part 2)

SST Data Transfer

In this blog post, we’ll look at the performance of SST data transfer using encryption.
In my previous post, we reviewed SST data transfer in an unsecured environment. Now let’s take a closer look at a setup with encrypted network connections between the donor and joiner nodes.
The base setup is the same as the previous time:

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Performance Evaluation of SST Data Transfer: Without Encryption (Part 1)

SST Data Transfer

In this blog, we’ll look at evaluating the performance of an SST data transfer without encryption.
A State Snapshot Transfer (SST) operation is an important part of Percona XtraDB Cluster. It’s used to provision the joining node with all the necessary data. There are three methods of SST operation available: mysqldump, rsync, xtrabackup. The most […]

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Webinar Thursday 3/30: MyRocks Troubleshooting

MyRocks Troubleshooting

Please join Percona’s Principal Technical Services Engineer Sveta Smirnova, and Senior Software Engineer George Lorch, MariaDB’s Query Optimizer Developer Sergei Petrunia and Facebook’s Database Engineer Yoshinori Matsunobu as they present MyRocks Troubleshooting on March 30, 2017 at 11:00 am PDT / 2:00 pm EDT (UTC-7).
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MyRocks is an alternative storage engine designed for flash storage. […]

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Troubleshooting Issues with MySQL Character Sets Q & A

MySQL Character Sets

In this blog, I will provide answers to the Q & A for the Troubleshooting Issues with MySQL Character Sets webinar.
First, I want to thank everybody for attending the March 9 MySQL character sets troubleshooting webinar. The recording and slides for the webinar are available here. Below is the list of your questions that […]

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What’s Next for SQL Databases?

SQL Databases

In this blog, I’ll go over my thoughts on what we can expect in the world of SQL databases.
After reading Baron’s prediction on databases, here:
https://www.xaprb.com/blog/defining-moments-in-database-history/
I want to provide my own view on what’s coming up next for SQL databases. I think we live in interesting times, when we can see the beginning of the next-generation […]

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