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Webinar Thursday 8/18: Preventing and Resolving MySQL Downtime

 | August 16, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

MySQL Downtime

Join Percona’s Jervin Real for a webinar on Thursday August 18, 2016 at 10 am PDT (UTC-7) on Preventing and Resolving MySQL Downtime. Preventing MySQL downtime and emergencies is difficult. Often complex combinations of several things going wrong cause these emergencies. Without knowledge of the causes of emergencies, preventative proactive measures often fail to prevent further […]

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Percona Toolkit 2.2.19 is now available

 | August 16, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit

percona toolkit 2.2.19

Percona is pleased to announce the availability of Percona Toolkit 2.2.19.  Released August 16, 2016. Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced command-line tools that perform a variety of MySQL server and system tasks that DBAs find too difficult or complex for to perform manually. Percona Toolkit, like all Percona software, is free and open source. This release […]

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Percona Live Europe 2016 Schedule Now Live

 | August 15, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

Percona Live Europe featured talk

This post reveals the full Percona Live Europe 2016 schedule for Amsterdam this October 3-5. The official The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference Europe 2016 schedule is now live, and you can find it here. The schedule demonstrates that this conference has something for everyone! Whether your interest is in MySQL, MongoDB or other […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.12 RC1 is now available

 | August 11, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, XtraDB Cluster

Percona XtraDB Cluster Reference Architecture

Percona announces the first release candidate (RC1) in the Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7 series on August 9, 2016. Binaries are available from the downloads area or our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.12-5rc1-26.16 is based on the following: Percona Server 5.7.12 Galera Replicator 3.16 This release includes all changes from upstream releases and the following: New Features PXC Strict […]

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Small innodb_page_size as a performance boost for SSD

 | August 10, 2016 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, InnoDB, MySQL

performance boost for SSD

In this blog post, we’ll discuss how a small innodb_page_size can create a performance boost for SSD. In my previous post Testing Samsung storage in tpcc-mysql benchmark of Percona Server I compared different Samsung devices. Most solid state drives (SSDs) use 4KiB as an internal page size, and the InnoDB default page size is 16KiB. I wondered […]

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tpcc-mysql benchmark tool: less random with multi-schema support

 | August 9, 2016 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL

slow MySQL queries

In this blog post, I’ll discuss changes I’ve made to the tpcc-mysql benchmark tool. These changes make it less random and support multi-schema. This post might only be interesting to performance researchers. The tpcc-mysql benchmark to is what I use to test different hardware (as an example, see my previous post: https://www.percona.com/blog/2016/07/26/testing-samsung-storage-in-tpcc-mysql-benchmark-percona-server/). The first change is support for multiple schemas, […]

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