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MyRocks Experimental Now Available with Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.19-17

 | September 6, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MyRocks, MySQL

MyRocks with Percona Server for MySQL

Percona, in collaboration with Facebook, is proud to announce the first experimental release of MyRocks in Percona Server for MySQL 5.7, with packages. Back in October of 2016, Peter Zaitsev announced that we were going to port MyRocks from Facebook MySQL to Percona Server for MySQL. Then in April 2017, Vadim Tkachenko announced the availability […]

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New TokuDB and PerconaFT database file management feature in Percona Server 5.6.33-79.0 and Percona Server 5.7.15-9

 | October 28, 2016 |  Posted In: TokuDB

MariaDB ColumnStore

This blog post discusses a new TokuDB and PerconaFT database file management feature in two Percona Server releases. By now you have hopefully read through Peter’s post and my two prior posts on the TokuDB/PerconaFT file set. If you have not, it is probably a good idea to run through them now before we get into […]

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TokuDB and PerconaFT database file management part 1 of 2

 | September 27, 2016 |  Posted In: TokuDB

TokuDB

In this blog post, we’ll look at TokuDB and PerconaFT database file management. The TokuDB/PerconaFT file set consists of many different files that all serve various purposes. These blog posts lists the different types of TokuDB and PerconaFT files, explains their purpose, shows their location and how to move them around. Peter Zaitsev blogged on the same topic […]

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TokuDB/PerconaFT fragmented data file performance improvements

 | August 17, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, TokuDB

fragmented data file performance

In this blog post, we’ll discuss how we’ve improved TokuDB and PerconaFT fragmented data file performance. Through our internal benchmarking and some user reports, we have found that with long term heavy write use TokuDB/PerconaFT performance can degrade significantly on large data files. Using smaller node sizes makes the problem worse (which is one of […]

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Worrying about the ‘InnoDB: detected cycle in LRU for buffer pool (…)’ message?

and  | February 26, 2015 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MySQL

If you use Percona Server 5.5 and you have configured it to use multiple buffer pool instances than sooner or later you’ll see the following lines on the server’s error log and chances are you’ll be worried about them:

Worry not as this is mostly harmless. It’s becoming a February tradition for me (Fernando) […]

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OpenStack Trove Day 2014 Recap: MySQL and DBaaS

 | August 28, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, OpenStack, Percona Backup Service, Percona Cloud Tools

I just returned from a week in Cambridge, Massachusetts where I was attending the OpenStack Trove Day and the Trove mid-cycle meetup, both sponsored by the great folks at Tesora. I am relatively new to the OpenStack and Trove arenas so this was a fantastic opportunity for me to learn more about the communities, the […]

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Introduction to Percona XtraBackup 2.1 (MySQL webinar & more)

 | September 6, 2013 |  Posted In: Percona Server, Percona XtraBackup, Technical Webinars

Percona XtraBackup 2.1 has been in GA now for a little over four months and has some impressive new features to improve backup performance, security, and storage requirements. When used with Percona Server, additional features are enabled that can provide even more dramatic performance improvements. Percona XtraBackup is open source, free MySQL hot backup software […]

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