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Why TokuDB hates Transparent HugePages

 | July 23, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, TokuDB

If you try to install the TokuDB storage engine on a modern Linux distribution it might fail with following error message: 2014-07-17 19:02:55 13865 [ERROR] TokuDB will not run with transparent huge pages enabled. 2014-07-17 19:02:55 13865 [ERROR] Please disable them to continue. 2014-07-17 19:02:55 13865 [ERROR] (echo never > /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled) You might be curious […]

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Reference architecture for a write-intensive MySQL deployment

 | July 22, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Cloud Tools, Percona Server for MySQL, TokuDB

We designed Percona Cloud Tools (both hardware and software setup) to handle a very high-intensive MySQL write workload. For example, we already observe inserts of 1bln+ datapoints per day. So I wanted to share what kind of hardware we use to achieve this result. Let me describe what we use, and later I will explain […]

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TokuDB tips: MySQL backups

 | July 15, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, TokuDB

In my recent post, “TokuDB gotchas: slow INFORMATION_SCHEMA TABLES,” I saw a couple questions and tweets asking if we use TokuDB in production. Actually I mentioned it in that post and we also blogged about it in a couple of other recent posts: Getting to know TokuDB for MySQL Percona Server with TokuDB: Packing 15TB […]

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TokuDB gotchas: slow INFORMATION_SCHEMA TABLES

 | July 9, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Cloud Tools, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, TokuDB

We are using Percona Server + TokuDB engine extensively in Percona Cloud Tools and getting real usage operational experience with this engine. So I want to share some findings we came across, in hope it may help someone in their work with TokuDB. So, one problem I faced is that SELECT * FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLES is […]

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Percona Server 5.6.19-67.0 with TokuDB (GA) now available

 | July 1, 2014 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, TokuDB

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.6.19-67.0 on July 1, 2014. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or from the Percona Software Repositories. Based on MySQL 5.6.19, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.6.19-67.0 is the current GA release in the Percona Server 5.6 series. All of Percona’s […]

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Getting to know TokuDB for MySQL

 | June 23, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, TokuDB

During last April’s Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo, TokuDB celebrated it’s first full-year as an open source storage engine. I still remember reading the official announcement and the expectations it created one year ago. The premises were very interesting as it had the potential of helping MySQL manage “big data” in a way InnoDB just […]

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