Deploying Any Version of Leading Open Source Databases for Tests and Experiments

Deploying Any Version of Leading Open Source Databases

I want to present a tool for running a specific version of open source databases in a single instance, replication setups, and Kubernetes. AnyDbVer deploys MySQL/MariaDB/MongoDB/PostgreSQL for testing and experiments.
It Could Be Started By…
Docker (or Podman) or dbdeployer (MySQL-Sandbox successor) could also start a specific database version, but such installations are significantly different from […]

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Webinar January 20: MariaDB Observability

MariaDB Observability

Don’t miss out! Join Peter Zaitsev, Percona CEO, as he discusses MariaDB observability!
A broken MariaDB means a broken application, so maintaining insights in MariaDB operational performance is critical. Thankfully MariaDB offers a lot in terms of observability to quickly resolve problems and get great insights into optimization opportunities.
In this webinar, we will cover the […]

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Exciting and New Features in MariaDB 10.5

New Features in MariaDB 10.5

MariaDB 10.5 was released in June 2020 and it will be supported until June 2025. This is the current stable version and comes with more exciting new features. In this blog, I am going to explain the new and exciting features involved in MariaDB 10.5. 

Amazon S3 engine
Column Store
INET 6 data type
Binaries name changed to […]

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Evaluating Performance Improvements in MariaDB 10.5.5

Performance Improvements in MariaDB 10.5.5

Recently, I published a series of posts on MySQL and MariaDB, where MariaDB 10.5.4 does not necessarily perform well in some scenarios:

How MySQL and MariaDB Perform on NVMe Storage
Checkpointing in MySQL and MariaDB
How MySQL 8.0.21 and MariaDB 10.5.4 Perform in IO-Bound Scenarios on SATA SSD and NVMe Storage

In comments left on How MySQL and MariaDB […]

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The Road Story of a MyRocks/MariaDB Migration

myrocks migration

This post has been written in collaboration with Nicolas Modalvsky of e-planning. Nicolas and I recently worked together on a tuning engagement involving MyRocks on MariaDB. While it is easy to find online articles and posts about InnoDB performance, finding information about MyRocks tuning is more difficult. Both storage engines are well documented but […]

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