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Logical MySQL backup tool mydumper 0.6.2 now available

 | September 26, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Toolkit

We are pleased to announce the third release in the 0.6 series of mydumper, a tool for performing logical MySQL backups. In this release, we focused on simplifying compiling the code and added new features for making logical backups. These new features include enhancements to AWS RDS support and extending TokuDB support. Due to recent changes (or […]

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Syncing MySQL slave table with pt-online-schema-change

 | September 17, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Toolkit

I recently encountered a situation in which after running Percona Toolkit’s pt-table-checksum on a customer system, 95% of the table on the MySQL master was different on the MySQL slave. Although this table was not a critical part of the infrastructure, from time to time, writes to the table from the master would break replication. […]

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Release Candidate Packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and CentOS 7 now available

 | August 8, 2014 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster

The Percona team is pleased to announce the Release Candidate for Percona Software packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and CentOS 7. With more than 1 million downloads and thousands of production deployments at small, mid-size and large enterprises, Percona software is a industry leading distribution that enhances the performance, scale, management and diagnosis […]

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Percona Toolkit 2.2.10 is now available

 | August 8, 2014 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Toolkit 2.2.10 on August 8, 2014 (downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.2 series. Bugs Fixed: Fixed bug 1287253: pt-table-checksum would exit with error if it would encounter deadlock when doing checksum. This was […]

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Percona Toolkit 2.2.9 is now available

 | July 10, 2014 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Toolkit 2.2.9 on July 10, 2014 (downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.2 series. Bugs Fixed: Fixed bug 1335960: pt-query-digest could not parse the binlogs from MySQL 5.6 because the binlog format was changed. […]

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Check for MySQL slave lag with Percona Toolkit plugin for Tungsten Replicator

 | July 9, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Toolkit

A while back, I made some changes to the plugin interface for pt-online-schema-change which allows custom replication checks to be written. As I was adding this functionality, I also added the –plugin option to pt-table-checksum. This was released in Percona Toolkit 2.2.8. With these additions, I spent some time writing a plugin that allows Percona […]

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Why did we develop percona-agent in Go?

 | June 4, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Cloud Tools, Percona Server, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Technical Webinars

We recently open-sourced our percona-agent and if you check out the source code, you’ll find that it is written in the Go programming language (aka Golang). For those not up to speed, the percona-agent is a real-time client-side agent for Percona Cloud Tools. Our requirements are quite demanding for our agents. This one is software that works […]

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Percona Toolkit 2.2.8 is now available

 | June 4, 2014 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Toolkit 2.2.8 on June 4th, 2014 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.2 series. New Features: pt-agent has been replaced by percona-agent. More information on percona-agent can be found in the Introducing the 3-Minute […]

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