Storage Engine

Scaling IO-Bound Workloads for MySQL in the Cloud

InnoDB / MyRocks throughput on IO1

Is increasing GP2 volumes size or increasing IOPS for IO1 volumes a valid method for scaling IO-Bound workloads? In this post I’ll focus on one question: how much can we improve performance if we use faster cloud volumes? This post is a continuance of previous cloud research posts:

Saving With MyRocks in The Cloud
Percona XtraDB […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 47: MySQL 8.0.12 and It’s Time To Submit!

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Don’t wait, submit a talk for Percona Live Europe 2018 to be held in Frankfurt 5-7 November 2018. The call for proposals is ending soon, there is a committee being created, and it is a […]

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Saving With MyRocks in The Cloud

The main focus of a previous blog post was the performance of MyRocks when using fast SSD devices. However, I figured that MyRocks would be beneficial for use in cloud workloads, where storage is either slow or expensive.
In that earlier post, we demonstrated the benefits of MyRocks, especially for heavy IO workloads. Meanwhile, Mark wrote in […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 46: OSCON Recap, Google Site Reliability Workbook

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
OSCON happened last week and was incredible. It is true there was less of a database focus, and a lot more topics covered. In fact, you’d have found it hard to find database content. There was […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 44: MongoDB 4.0 and Facebook MyRocks

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
There have been two big pieces of news this week: the release of MongoDB 4.0 and the fact that Facebook has migrated the Messenger backend over to MyRocks.
MongoDB 4.0 is stable, with support for multi-document […]

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