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Experimental GIT Mirrors of Percona XtraBackup, Percona Server plus Oracle MySQL trees

 | September 27, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

I recently blogged on setting up Experimental Git mirror of Oracle MySQL trees up on GitHub. I’m now happy to announce that there are also mirrors for: Percona Server Percona XtraBackup Percona Playback I’ve also updated the Oracle MySQL GIT mirror to include MySQL 5.7 and the (now abandoned) MySQL 6.0. I include the abandoned […]

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Introduction to Percona XtraBackup 2.1 (MySQL webinar & more)

 | September 6, 2013 |  Posted In: Percona Server for MySQL, Percona XtraBackup, Technical Webinars

Percona XtraBackup 2.1 has been in GA now for a little over four months and has some impressive new features to improve backup performance, security, and storage requirements. When used with Percona Server, additional features are enabled that can provide even more dramatic performance improvements. Percona XtraBackup is open source, free MySQL hot backup software […]

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Percona Server 5.6.13-60.5 third Release Candidate is now available

 | September 3, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the third Release Candidate of Percona Server 5.6.13-60.5 (downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). The final release is almost ready. Thank you to everyone who has been testing and filing bugs. You’ve been a big help and we can’t wait for you to see the fantastic […]

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Percona Server 5.1.71-14.9 is now available!

 | August 27, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.1.71-14.9 on August 27th, 2013 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). Based on MySQL 5.1.71, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.1.71-14.9 is now the current stable release in the 5.1 series. All of Percona‘s software is open-source and free, all the details of the release […]

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Percona Server 5.5.33-31.1 is now available

 | August 27, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.5.33-31.1 on August 27th, 2013 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). Based on MySQL 5.5.33, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.5.33-31.1 is now the current stable release in the 5.5 series. All of Percona‘s software is open-source and free, all the details of the release […]

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Why is the ibdata1 file continuously growing in MySQL?

 | August 20, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona MySQL Support, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software

We receive this question about the ibdata1 file in MySQL very often in Percona Support. The panic starts when the monitoring server sends an alert about the storage of the MySQL server – saying that the disk is about to get filled. After some research you realize that most of the disk space is used […]

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Want to archive tables? Use Percona Toolkit’s pt-archiver

 | August 12, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit

Percona Toolkit’s pt-archiver is one of the best utilities to archive the records from large tables to another tables or files. One interesting thing is that pt-archiver is a read-write tool. It deletes data from the source by default, so after archiving you don’t need to delete it separately. As it is done by default, you […]

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