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MySQL High Availability: The Road Ahead for Percona and XtraDB Cluster

This blog post discusses what is going on in the MySQL high availability market, and what Percona’s plans are for helping customers with high availability solutions. One thing I like to tell people is that …

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MySQL 5.7: initial flushing analysis and why Performance Schema data is incomplete

In this post, we’ll examine why in an initial flushing analysis we find that Performance Schema data is incomplete. Having shown the performance impact of Percona Server 5.7 patches, we can now discuss their technical …

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Best Practices for Configuring Optimal MySQL Memory Usage

In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the best practices for configuring optimal MySQL memory usage. Correctly configuring the use of available memory resources is one of the most important things you have to get right …

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Upgrading to MySQL 5.7, focusing on temporal types

In this post, we’ll discuss how MySQL 5.7 handles the old temporal types during an upgrade. MySQL changed the temporal types in MySQL 5.6.4, and it introduced a new feature: microseconds resolution in the TIME, TIMESTAMP …

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How We Made MySQL Great Again, or Upgrading MySQL with Orchestrator

In this blog post, we’ll discuss upgrading MySQL with Orchestrator. I recently had a client, Life360, that wanted to upgrade from Percona Server 5.5 to Percona Server 5.6, and implement GTID in their high transaction environment. …

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Percona Live 2016: Day Three Keynote Talks

We’re heading into the final day here at Percona Live 2016! People are looking a little tired, but still excited for some excellent talks today. Once again the day started off with two great keynote …

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Percona Live 2016: A quick chat with Bill Nye, the Science Guy!

Percona Live is humming along, and we had quite a whirlwind keynote session this morning. Bill Nye the Science Guy gave an amazing talk, Bill Nye’s Objective – Change the World, on how the process …

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Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona is excited to announce the launch of Percona Monitoring and Management Beta! Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is a fully open source solution for both managing MySQL platform performance and tuning query performance. It …

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Webinar Q & A for Introduction to Troubleshooting Performance: What Affects Query Execution?

In this blog, I will provide answers to the Webinar Q & A for Introduction to Troubleshooting Performance: What Affects Query Execution? First, I want to thank you for attending the April, 7 webinar. This …

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Creating Geo-Enabled applications with MongoDB, GeoJSON and MySQL

This blog post will discuss creating geo-enabled applications with MongoDB, GeoJSON and MySQL. Introduction Recently I published a blog post about the new GIS features in MySQL 5.7. Today I’ve looked into how to use …

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