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MariaDB 10.2 CHECK and DEFAULT clauses

 | July 29, 2016 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MySQL

MariaDB 10.2 CHECK and DEFAULT

In this blog post, we’ll look at the MariaDB 10.2 CHECK and DEFAULT clauses. MariaDB 10.2 includes some long-awaited features. In this blog, we are going to discuss the improvements to some table definitions: the DEFAULT clause and the CHECK constraints. These clauses describe columns default values and rules for data validation. Note that MariaDB […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.2 Beta

 | July 28, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.2 Beta

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.2 Beta on 28 July 2016. Like prior versions, PMM is distributed through Docker Hub and is free to download. Full instructions for download and installation of the server and client are available in the documentation. Notable changes to the tool include: Upgraded to Grafana 3.1.0. Upgraded to […]

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Upcoming Webinar August 2 10:00 am PDT: MySQL and Ceph

 | July 28, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Technical Webinars

MySQL and Ceph

Join Brent Compton, Kyle Bader and Yves Trudeau on August 2, 2016 at 10 am PDT (UTC-7) for a MySQL and Ceph webinar. Many operators select OpenStack as their control plane of choice for providing both internal and external IT services. The OpenStack user survey repeatedly shows Ceph as the dominant backend for providing persistent storage volumes […]

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Percona Live Europe Amsterdam 2016 Tutorial Schedule is Up!

 | July 27, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe Amsterdam 2016 Tutorial Schedule

This blog post lists the Percona Live Europe Amsterdam 2016 tutorial schedule. We are excited to announce that the tutorial schedule for the Percona Live Europe Amsterdam Open Source Database Conference 2016 is up! The Percona Live Europe Amsterdam Open Source Database Conference is the premier event for the diverse and active open source community, as well […]

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Testing Samsung storage in tpcc-mysql benchmark of Percona Server

 | July 26, 2016 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL

tpcc-mysql benchmark

This blog post will detail the results of Samsung storage in tpcc-mysql benchmark using Percona Server. I had an opportunity to test different Samsung storage devices under tpcc-mysql benchmark powered by Percona Server 5.7. You can find a summary with details here https://github.com/Percona-Lab-results/201607-tpcc-samsung-storage/blob/master/summary-tpcc-samsung.md I have in my possession: Samsung 850 Pro, 2TB: This is a SATA device and […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.4 is now available

 | July 25, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

Percona XtraBackup 2.4.4

Percona announces the GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.4 on July 25th, 2016. You can download it from our download site and from apt and yum repositories. Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered […]

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The Value of Database Support

 | July 20, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Support

database support

In this post, I’ll discuss how database support is good for your enterprise. Years ago when I worked for the MySQL Support organization at the original MySQL AB, we spoke about MySQL Support as insurance and focused on a value proposition similar to that of car insurance. You must purchase car insurance before the incident […]

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Upcoming Webinar Wednesday July 20, 11 am PDT: Practical MySQL Performance Optimization

 | July 19, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

MySQL Performance Optimization

Are you looking to improve your MySQL performance? Application success is often limited by poor MySQL performance. Please join Percona CEO and Founder Peter Zaitsev for this exclusive webinar on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC – 7) as he presents “Practical MySQL Performance Optimization“. Peter Zaitsev discusses how to get excellent […]

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Percona Live Europe, Amsterdam 2016: Speaking Gets You the Whole Community Event!

 | July 14, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe Call for Papers

Come speak at Percona Live Europe, and get access to the entire conference. The Percona Live Open Source Database Performance Conference Europe 2016 is the premier event for the rich and diverse MySQL, MongoDB and ODBMS ecosystems in Europe. Attendees include DBAs, SysAdmins, developers, architects, CTOs, CEOs, and vendors from around the world. It’s a great […]

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Using Ceph with MySQL

 | July 13, 2016 |  Posted In: Hardware and Storage, High-availability, MySQL, OpenStack

Ceph

Over the last year, the Ceph world drew me in. Partly because of my taste for distributed systems, but also because I think Ceph represents a great opportunity for MySQL specifically and databases in general. The shift from local storage to distributed storage is similar to the shift from bare disks host configuration to LVM-managed […]

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