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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 41: Reflecting on GitHub’s Contribution to Open Source Database

 | June 8, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Some big news out from Microsoft about their acquisition of GitHub for $7.5 billion. GitHub hosts many projects, including from the MySQL ecosystem, but maybe more interesting is that their DBA team is awesome, give […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.22-22 Is Now Available

 | May 31, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, Security, TokuDB

Percona Server for MySQL

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.22-22 on on May 31, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository. Based on MySQL 5.7.22, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 39: a valuable time spent at rootconf.in

 | May 11, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Events and Announcements, MyRocks, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, 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. rootconf.in 2018 just ended, and it was very enjoyable to be in Bangalore for the conference. The audience was large, the conversations were great, and overall I think this is a rather important conference if you’re […]

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ClickHouse Meetup in Salt Lake City

 | May 1, 2018 |  Posted In: MyRocks, MySQL, Yandex ClickHouse

ClickHouse Cloud Native Utah

Join Percona CTO Vadim Tkachenko at the Cloud Native Utah meetup in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, for an Intro to ClickHouse. Next week, I’ll be switching from MyRocks performance testing and present an introduction to ClickHouse to the Cloud Native Utah meetup. Interestingly enough, even though it is totally different from OLTP engines, […]

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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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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.21-21 Is Now Available with Increased Built-In Security Enhancements

 | April 24, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, Security, TokuDB

Percona Server for MySQL

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.21-21 on on April 24, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository. This version of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.21 includes three new encryption features – Vault keyring […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 35: Percona Live 18 final countdown and a roundup of recent news

 | April 13, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup, ProxySQL

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 is just over a week away — there’s an awesome keynote lineup, and you really should register. Also don’t forget to save the date as Percona Live goes to Frankfurt, Germany November 5-7 2018! […]

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Percona Live Europe 2018 – Save the Date!

 | April 5, 2018 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL, Time Series Database

Percona Live Europe 2018

We’ve been searching for a great venue for Percona Live Europe 2018, and I am thrilled to announce we’ll be hosting it in Frankfurt, Germany! Please block November 5-7, 2018 on your calendar now and plan to join us at the Radisson Blu Frankfurt for the premier open source database conference. Percona Live in Santa […]

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ANALYZE TABLE Is No Longer a Blocking Operation

 | March 27, 2018 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MyRocks, MySQL, TokuDB

analyze table

In this post, I’ll discuss the fix for lp:1704195 (migrated to PS-2503), which prevents ANALYZE TABLE from blocking all subsequent queries on the same table. In November 2017, Percona released a fix for lp:1704195 (migrated to PS-2503), created by Laurynas Biveinis. The fix, included with Percona Server for MySQL since versions 5.6.38-83.0 and 5.7.20-18, stops ANALYZE TABLE from invalidating query and […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.21-20 Is Now Available

 | February 19, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, TokuDB

Percona Server for MySQL

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.21-20 on February 19, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository. Based on MySQL 5.7.21, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL […]

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