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Asynchronous Query Execution with MySQL 5.7 X Plugin

 | May 27, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

Asynchronous Query Execution

In this blog, we will discuss MySQL 5.7 asynchronous query execution using the X Plugin. Overview MySQL 5.7 supports X Plugin / X Protocol, which allows (if the library supports it) asynchronous query execution. In 2014, I published a blog on how to increase a slow query performance with the parallel query execution. There, I created a prototype […]

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Looking inside the MySQL 5.7 document store

 | May 24, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

MySQL 5.7 Document Store

In this blog, we’ll look at the MySQL 5.7 document store feature, and how it is implemented. Document Store MySQL 5.7.12 is a major new release, as it contains quite a number of new features: Document store and “MongoDB” like NoSQL interface to JSON storage Protocol X / X Plugin, which can be used for asynchronous […]

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MySQL Data at Rest Encryption

 | April 8, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

MySQL Data at Rest Encryption

This blog post will discuss the issues and solutions for MySQL Data at Rest encryption. Data at Rest Encryption is not only a good-to-have feature, but it is also a requirement for HIPAA, PCI and other regulations. There are three major ways to solve data encryption at rest: Full-disk encryption Database-level (table) encryption Application-level encryption, […]

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Fixing MySQL Bug#2: now MySQL makes toast!

 | April 1, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

MySQL makes toast

Historical MySQL Bug#2, opened 12 Sep 2002, states that MySQL Connector/J doesn’t make toast. It hasn’t been fixed for more than 14 years. I’ve finally created a patch for it. First of all: why only fix this for MySQL Connector/J? We should make sure the server can do this for any implementation! With this fix, now […]

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New GIS Features in MySQL 5.7

 | February 3, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL 5.7, spatial search

MySQL GROUP_CONCAT

MySQL 5.7 has been released, and there are some exciting new features now available that I’m going to discuss in this blog — specifically around geographic information system (GIS). I’ve used GIS features in MySQL for a long time. In my previous blog entries I’ve shown how to create geo-enabled applications with MySQL 5.6 and use MySQL 5.6 […]

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Tired of MySQL Making You Wait? Webinar: Questions and Answers

 | January 21, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Query Analytics

We’d like to thank everybody for joining us on January 7th for our “Tired of MySQL Making You Wait?” webinar with Percona’s Alexander Rubin, Principal Consultant and SolarWinds’ Janis Griffin, Database Evangelist. Too often developers and DBAs struggle to pinpoint the root cause of performance issues and then spend too much time in trying to […]

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Upcoming Webinar: MySQL 5.7 in a Nutshell

 | December 2, 2015 |  Posted In: JSON, MySQL, MySQL 5.7

MySQL 5.7

Join Alexander Rubin, Principal Consultant, Percona as he provides an overview of MySQL 5.7 features. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 10:00AM PST (GMT -08:00). MySQL® 5.7 is a great release that has a lot to offer, especially in the areas of development and replication. It provides many new optimizer features for developers, a much more powerful […]

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Smallest MySQL Server in the World (under $60) which can even make you toast while fixing MySQL bug #2

 | November 25, 2015 |  Posted In: Hardware and Storage, Intel, Internet of Things, MySQL, Percona Server

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Introduction In my last blog post, Internet of Things, Messaging and MySQL, I have showed how to start your own Internet of Things with Particle Photon board. That implementation is great, but requires constant internet (wi-fi) access as the Particle Photon board does not have any local storage. If you do not have a reliable […]

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Internet of Things, Messaging and MySQL

 | October 23, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL

photon project

Personal Projects with the Internet of Things So you want to do a personal project with the Internet of Things (maybe a home automation or metrics collection or something else)? In this blog post I will tell about my recent experience with this. I will give a talk on this topic at Oracle OpenWord 2015 (Tuesday, Oct 27, 6:15 p.m., Moscone […]

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