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Percona Poll Results: What Database Technologies Are You Using?

 | December 21, 2016 |  Posted In: Database Poll, MongoDB, MySQL

This blog shows the results from Percona’s poll on what database technologies our readers use in their environment. We design different databases for different scenarios. Using one database technology for every situation doesn’t make sense, and can lead to non-optimal solutions for common issues. Big data and IoT applications, high availability, secure backups, security, cloud vs. on-premises deployment: each […]

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Make MySQL 8.0 Better Through Better Benchmarking

 | December 2, 2016 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL

MySQL 8.0.1

This blog post discusses how better MySQL 8.0 benchmarks can improve MySQL in general. Like many in MySQL community, I’m very excited about what MySQL 8.0 offers. There are a lot of great features and architecture improvements. Also like many in the MySQL community, I would like to see MySQL 8.0 perform better. Better performance […]

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Using the InnoDB Buffer Pool Pre-Load Feature in MySQL 5.7

 | November 30, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

InnoBD Buffer Pool Pre-Load Feature

In this blog post, I’ll discuss how to use the InnoDB buffer pool pre-load feature in MySQL 5.7 Starting MySQL 5.6, you can configure MySQL to save the contents of your InnoDB buffer pool and load it on startup. Starting in MySQL 5.7, this is the default behavior. Without any special effort, MySQL saves and […]

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The Future of TokuDB at Percona

 | November 1, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, TokuDB

TokuDB

In this blog post, I’ll discuss the future of TokuDB at Percona. Spoiler: solid. As soon as we announced the fact that MyRocks was coming to Percona Server for MySQL at Percona Live Europe, rumors appeared that this means we’re going to phase out TokuDB at the same time.   I can understand why those […]

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Announcing MyRocks in Percona Server for MySQL

 | October 24, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Server

MyRocks in Percona Server

Announcing MyRocks in Percona Server for MySQL. RocksDB has been taking the world by the storm! RocksDB counts Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Airbnb and Netflix among its users. It is the storage engine for many open source database technologies, including CockroachDB, Apache Flink, TiKV and Dgraph. It is also integrated with MySQL and MongoDB as the MyRocks and […]

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A Guide to the Percona Monitoring and Management Demo

 | October 19, 2016 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, InnoDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management Demo

As part of the release of Percona Monitoring and Management, we set up an extensive online Percona Monitoring and Management demo at pmmdemo.percona.com. The demo is pretty self-explanatory and easy to explore, but you will probably find it a lot more interesting with some explanation. This post provides some guidance. The PMM demo has a […]

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Why Percona didn’t participate in the 2016 Gartner Operational DBMS MQ

 | October 7, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL

Gartner Operational DBMS MQ

Around this time last year, Gartner named Percona a Challenger in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems (Gartner Operational DBMS MQ). For those not familiar with these, Magic Quadrants (MQ) are a set of market research reports published by Gartner that provide qualitative analysis into a market by highlighting its participants, relevant trends, […]

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