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Checkpointing in MySQL and MariaDB

Checkpointing in MySQL and MariaDB

Continuing with the checkpointing topic I restarted a month ago with MongoDB and followed with PostgreSQL, I wanted to check how MySQL and MariaDB perform.
It was actually some time when I last looked into MySQL in this regard, so I am curious how new MySQL versions (8.0.21 in this case) would perform. And while […]

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ClickHouse and ColumnStore in the Star Schema Benchmark

ClickHouse and ColumnStore

There were two new releases in the OpenSource Analytical Databases space, which made me want to evaluate how they perform in the Star Schema Benchmark.
I covered Star Schema Benchmarks a few times before:

Star Schema Bechmark: InfoBright, InfiniDB and LucidDB
ClickHouse in a General Analytical Workload (Based on a Star Schema Benchmark)

What are the new releases:
MariaDB […]

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MariaDB S3 Engine: Implementation and Benchmarking

MariaDB S3 Engine

MariaDB 10.5 has an excellent engine plugin called “S3”. The S3 storage engine is based on the Aria code and the main feature is that you can directly move your table from a local device to S3 using ALTER. Still, your data is accessible from MariaDB client using the standard SQL commands. This is […]

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A Hidden Gem in MySQL: MyRocks

using MyRocks in MySQL

In this blog post, we will share some experiences with the hidden gem in MySQL called MyRocks, a storage engine for MySQL’s famous pluggable storage engine system. MyRocks is based on RocksDB which is a fork of LevelDB. In short, it’s another key-value store based on LSM-tree, thus granting it some distinctive features compared […]

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Observability Differences Between MySQL 8 and MariaDB 10.4

mysql mariadb observability

I did a MariaDB Observability talk at MariaDB Day in Brussels, which  I roughly based on the MySQL 8 Observability talk I gave earlier in the year. This process pushed me to contrast MySQL and MariaDB observability.
In summary, there are a lot of differences that have accumulated through the years; a lot more than […]

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