Author - Sveta Smirnova

MariaDB Track at Percona Live

MariaDB track at Percona Live 2019

Less than one month left until Percona Live. This time the Committee work was a bit unusual. Instead of having one big committee for the whole conference we had a few mini-committees, each responsible for a track. Each independent mini-committee, in turn, had a leader who was responsible for the whole process. I led […]

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MySQL Memory Management, Memory Allocators and Operating System

memory management mysql bug

When users experience memory usage issues with any software, including MySQL®, their first response is to think that it’s a symptom of a memory leak. As this story will show, this is not always the case.
This story is about a bug.
All Percona Support customers are eligible for bug fixes, but their options vary. For […]

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Watch Webinar: Billion Goods in Few Categories – How Histograms Save a Life?

Webinar: Billion Goods in Few Categories: How Histograms Save a Life?

Please join Percona’s Principal Support Engineer Sveta Smirnova as she presents Billion Goods in Few Categories: How Histograms Save a Life?
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We store data with the intention to use it: search, retrieve, group, sort, etc. To perform these actions effectively, MySQL storage engines index data and communicate statistics with the Optimizer when […]

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Upcoming Webinar Thurs 3/21: MySQL Performance Schema in 1 hour

MySQL Performance Schema in 1 hour

Please join Percona’s Principal Support Engineer, Sveta Smirnova, as she presents MySQL Performance Schema in 1 hour on Thursday, March 21st, 2019, at 10:00 am PDT (UTC-7) / 1:00 pm EDT (UTC-4).
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MySQL 8.0 Performance Schema is a mature tool, used by humans and monitoring products. It was born in 2010 as “a feature […]

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MySQL Ripple: The First Impression of a MySQL Binlog Server

MySQL Ripple

Just about a month ago, Pavel Ivanov released Ripple under the Apache-2.0 license. Ripple is a MySQL binlog server: software which receives binary logs from MySQL or MariaDB servers and delivers them to another MySQL or MariaDB server. Practically ,this is an intermediary master which does not store any data, except the binary logs […]

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