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A Look at MyRocks Performance

 | April 30, 2018 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Insight for DBAs, MyRocks, MySQL

MyRocks Performance

In this blog post, I’ll look at MyRocks performance through some benchmark testing. As the MyRocks storage engine (based on the RocksDB key-value store http://rocksdb.org ) is now available as part of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7, I wanted to take a look at how it performs on a relatively high-end server and SSD storage. […]

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This Week In Data with Colin Charles 37: Percona Live 2018 Wrap Up

 | April 27, 2018 |  Posted In: Big Data, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, Percona Live

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 is now over! All things considered, I think it went off quite well; if you have any comments/complaints/etc., please don’t hesitate to drop me a line. I believe a survey […]

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Percona Live 2018: Closing Ceremony with Lightning Talks

 | April 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, High-availability, InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, Percona Live

Mariella ViaSat Percona Live 2018

Percona Live 2018 is officially done! The closing ceremony ends the conference with a last few lightning talks and a prize giveaway. We ended the Percona Live 2018 conference the same way we started: with talks! This year, we had our lightning talks as part of our closing ceremony. They included: Amazon Aurora MySQL and […]

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Percona Live 2018: Migrating to Vitess at (Slack) Scale

 | April 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Live

Michael Slack Percona Live 2018

Percona Live 2018 is moving along, and the first person I got a chance to talk with is Michael Demmer, Senior Staff Engineer at Slack. His talk was on Migrating to Vitess at (Slack Scale). MySQL is the backbone of Slack’s data storage infrastructure. It handles billions of queries per day across thousands of sharded […]

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Percona Live 2018 Featured Talk: Data Integrity at Scale with Alexis Guajardo

 | April 23, 2018 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, Percona Live, Security

Alexis Google Percona Live 2018

Welcome to another interview blog for the rapidly-approaching Percona Live 2018. Each post in this series highlights a Percona Live 2018 featured talk at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter. This blog post highlights Alexis Guajardo, Senior Software Engineer at Google.com. His session talk is titled […]

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Sysbench-tpcc Supports PostgreSQL (No, Really This Time)

 | April 19, 2018 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Database Monitoring, Insight for DBAs, MySQL

Sysbench-tpcc Supports PostgreSQL

This time, we really mean it when we say sysbench-tpcc supports PostgreSQL. When I initially announced sysbench-tpcc, I mentioned it potentially could run against PostgreSQL, but it was more like wishful thinking than reality. The reality was that even though both databases speak SQL, the difference in dialects was too big and the queries written […]

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Congratulations to Our Friends at Oracle with the MySQL 8.0 GA Release!

 | April 19, 2018 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Live

MySQL 8.0 GA

It is a great today for whole MySQL community: MySQL 8.0 was just released as GA! Geir Høydalsvik has a great summary in his “What’s New in MySQL 8.0” blog post. You can find additional information about MySQL 8.0 Replication and MySQL 8.0 Document Store that is also worth reading. If you can’t wait to upgrade to MySQL […]

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Restore a MongoDB Logical Backup

 | April 18, 2018 |  Posted In: Backups, Insight for DBAs, MongoDB

MongoDB Logical Backup

In this article, we will explain how to restore a MongoDB logical backup performed via ‘mongodump’ to a mongod instance. MongoDB logical backup requires the use of the ‘mongorestore‘ tool to perform the restore backup. This article focuses on this tool and process. Note: Percona develops a backup tool named Percona-Lab/mongodb-consistent-backup, which is a wrapper for ‘mongodump‘, adding […]

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