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Embracing MongoRocks

 | June 1, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

This blog post discusses Percona’s future plans for TokuMX, PerconaFT, and MongoRocks for MongoDB 3.2 and later releases. At Percona, we focus on providing the best solution for our customers, rather than falling into “big ego,” “not invented here” or “sunk cost fallacy” messages. We have limited engineering resources and want to concentrate on the things […]

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Best Practices for Configuring Optimal MySQL Memory Usage

 | May 3, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

Optimal MySQL Memory Usage

In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the best practices for configuring optimal MySQL memory usage. Correctly configuring the use of available memory resources is one of the most important things you have to get right with MySQL for optimal performance and stability. As of MySQL 5.7, the default configuration uses a very limited amount of […]

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MySQL Document Store Developments

 | April 15, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

MySQL Document Store

This blog will discuss some recent developments with MySQL document store. Starting MySQL 5.7.12, MySQL can be used as a real document store. This is great news! In this blog post, I am going to look into the history-making MySQL work better for “NoSQL” workloads and more of the details on what MySQL document store offers […]

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Evaluating Database Compression Methods: Update

and  | April 13, 2016 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL

column compression

This blog post is an update to our last post discussing database compression methods, and how they stack up against each other.  When Vadim and I wrote about Evaluating Database Compression Methods last month, we claimed that evaluating database compression algorithms was easy these days because there are ready-to-use benchmark suites such as lzbench. As […]

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TokuDB impacts InnoDB Performance?

 | March 22, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

TokuDB impacts InnoDB performance

This blog discusses how TokuDB impacts InnoDB performance when the two run in the same environment. You would think MySQL storage engines are fairly independent of each other, even in the same environment. Enabling one, or changing its configuration, logically should have no impact on the performance of other engines (such as InnoDB) when they […]

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