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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.2 is now available

Percona is glad to announce the first GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.2 on April 1st, 2016. Downloads are available from our download site and from apt and yum repositories. Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups …

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Fixing MySQL Bug#2: now MySQL makes toast!

Historical MySQL Bug#2, opened 12 Sep 2002, states that MySQL Connector/J doesn’t make toast. It hasn’t been fixed for more than 14 years. I’ve finally created a patch for it. First of all: why only fix …

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Docker MySQL Replication 101

In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the basics regarding Docker MySQL replication. Docker has gained widespread popularity in recent years as a lightweight alternative to virtualization. It is ideal for building virtual development and …

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Read-write split routing in MaxScale

In this blog post, we’ll discuss read-write split routing in MaxScale. The two previous posts have shown how to setup high availability (HA) with Maxscale using asynchronous replication and how we monitor replication. Now let’s focus …

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MySQL 5.7 primary key lookup results: is it really faster?

This blog examines MySQL 5.7’s primary key lookup results, and determines if MySQL 5.7 is really faster than its early versions. MySQL 5.7 was released some time ago, and now that the dust has settled …

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TokuDB impacts InnoDB Performance?

This blog discusses how TokuDB impacts InnoDB performance when the two run in the same environment. You would think MySQL storage engines are fairly independent of each other, even in the same environment. Enabling one, …

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Percona Live 2016 Community Game Night

Hello, all! Just a quick blog to remind you all about the Percona Live 2016 Community Game Night! This awesome event is taking place on Wednesday, April 20 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, after …

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Moving with SQL Server to Linux? Move from SQL Server to MySQL as well!

In this blog, we’ll discuss MicroSoft’s recent announcement that SQL Server will be available on Linux. If you’re going to Linux, why not move from SQL Server to MySQL? The open source operating system Linux …

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Introduction to MySQL troubleshooting basic techniques webinar: Q & A

In this blog, I will answer questions posed in my recent introduction to MySQL troubleshooting basic techniques webinar. Thank you for attending my March 10 MySQL troubleshooting webinar “Introduction to MySQL troubleshooting: basic techniques,” which …

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MySQL replication primer with pt-table-checksum / pt-table-sync, part 2

This is the second and last tutorial blog post on how to use pt-table-checksum / pt-table-sync tools for MySQL replication. In the first post, I showed you how to use the pt-table-checksum  / pt-table-sync  tools in a typical …

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