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Is Your Database Affected by CVE-2016-6662?

 | September 12, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Security


In this blog post, I will discuss the CVE-2016-6662 vulnerability, how to tell if it affects you, and how to prevent the vulnerability from affecting you if you have an older version of MySQL. I’ll also list which MySQL versions include the vulnerability fixes. As we announced in a previous post, there are certain scenarios in […]

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Percona Live: Advanced Percona XtraDB Cluster in a Nutshell, La Suite

and  | April 6, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

12 Days Until Percona Live

This blog post will discuss what is necessary of the Percona Live  Advanced Percona XtraDB Cluster tutorial. Percona Live 2016 is happening in April! If you are attending, and you are registered to the Percona XtraDB Cluster (Galera) tutorial presented by Kenny and myself, please make sure that you: Bring your laptop, this is a […]

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Orchestrator: MySQL Replication Topology Manager

and  | March 8, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Orchestrator, Replication

Orchestrator MySQL topology manager

This blog post discusses Orchestrator: MySQL Replication Topology Manager. What is Orchestrator? Orchestrator is a replication topology manager for MySQL. It has many great features: The topology and status of the replication tree is automatically detected and monitored Either a GUI, CLI or API can be used to check the status and perform operations Supports automatic […]

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Check for MySQL slave lag with Percona Toolkit plugin for Tungsten Replicator

 | July 9, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Toolkit

A while back, I made some changes to the plugin interface for pt-online-schema-change which allows custom replication checks to be written. As I was adding this functionality, I also added the –plugin option to pt-table-checksum. This was released in Percona Toolkit 2.2.8. With these additions, I spent some time writing a plugin that allows Percona […]

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Sysbench Benchmarking of Tesora’s Database Virtualization Engine

 | June 24, 2014 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL, OpenStack

Tesora, previously called Parelastic, asked Percona to do a sysbench benchmark evaluation of its Database Virtualization Engine on specific architectures on Amazon EC2. The focus of Tesora is to provide a scalable Database As A Service platform for OpenStack. The Database Virtualization Engine (DVE) plays a part in this as it aims at allowing databases […]

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FOSDEM 2014: MySQL And Friends Community Dinner

 | January 16, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL

FOSDEM is coming to town again here in Brussels this February 1-2, and as usual, there is a MySQL Devroom. Traditionally, a MySQL and Friends community dinner is also held during the event and this year is no different – we’ve organized one for Saturday, February 1 from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. (CET). If you […]

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innotop 1.9.1 released

 | July 12, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL

Lefred and I spent a bit of time making innotop 1.9.1. We’ve released a new version mainly to include MySQL 5.6 support as well as including some bugs fixed by Baron Schwartz and Frédéric Descamps. You can download the .tar.gz and rpm’s (new!) at http://code.google.com/p/innotop/downloads/list Bugs fixed: Issue 71: DBI prints to STDERR instead of just throwing an […]

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FOSDEM 2013: MySQL And Friends Community Dinner

 | January 16, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

Just like previous years, the ‘MySQL And Friends’ community is gathering to have a dinner on the Saturdaynight of FOSDEM. This time it is on February 2nd, 2013. This year, it will not be an Italian restaurant, but more a Belgian style restaurant, about 10 minutes walk from the FOSDEM event. Mirabelle: http://www.mirabelle.be/index.php?lang=en Chaussée de Boondael, […]

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