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Why Consumer SSD Reviews are Useless for Database Performance Use Case

 | July 18, 2018 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL

Anandtech Table reviewing consumer SSD performance

If you’re reading consumer SSD reviews and using them to estimate SSD performance under database workloads, you’d better stop. Databases are not your typical consumer applications and they do not use IO in the same way. Let’s look, for example, at this excellent AnandTech review of Samsung 960 Pro –  a consumer NVMe device that […]

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When Database Warm Up is Not Really UP

 | July 10, 2018 |  Posted In: InnoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, PMM

first few minutes MySQL Warm Up graph from PMM

The common wisdom with database performance management is that a “cold” database server has poor performance. Then, as it “warms up”, performance improves until finally you reach a completely warmed up state with peak database performance. In other words, that to get peak performance from MySQL you need to wait for database warm up. This […]

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Webinar Tues 19/6: MySQL: Scaling and High Availability – Production Experience from the Last Decade(s)

 | June 18, 2018 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, open source databases, Technical Webinars

scale high availability

Please join Percona’s CEO, Peter Zaitsev as he presents MySQL: Scaling and High Availability – Production Experience Over the Last Decade(s) on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   Percona is known as the MySQL performance experts. With over 4,000 customers, we’ve studied, mastered and […]

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Webinar Weds 6/13: Performance Analysis and Troubleshooting Methodologies for Databases

 | June 12, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL, Technical Webinars

troubleshooting methodologies

Please join Percona’s CEO, Peter Zaitsev as he presents Performance Analysis and Troubleshooting Methodologies for Databases on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   Have you heard about the USE Method (Utilization – Saturation – Errors)? RED (Rate – Errors – Duration), or Golden Signals […]

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Capturing Per-Process Metrics with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

 | May 21, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

In this blog post, I will show you how to use Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) to capture per-process metrics in five minutes or less. While Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) captures a lot of host metrics, it currently falls short providing per-process information, such as which particular process uses a lot of CPU resources, […]

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Webinar Wednesday, May 9, 2018: MySQL Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

 | May 7, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Percona Monitoring and Management, Technical Webinars

MySQL Troubleshooting

Please join Percona’s CEO, Peter Zaitsev as he presents MySQL Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization with PMM on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4). Optimizing MySQL performance and troubleshooting MySQL problems are two of the most critical and challenging tasks for MySQL DBAs. The databases powering your applications […]

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Congratulations to Our Friends at Oracle with the MySQL 8.0 GA Release!

 | April 19, 2018 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Live

MySQL 8.0 GA

It is a great today for whole MySQL community: MySQL 8.0 was just released as GA! Geir Høydalsvik has a great summary in his “What’s New in MySQL 8.0” blog post. You can find additional information about MySQL 8.0 Replication and MySQL 8.0 Document Store that is also worth reading. If you can’t wait to upgrade to MySQL […]

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