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Small innodb_page_size as a performance boost for SSD

 | August 10, 2016 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, InnoDB, MySQL

performance boost for SSD

In this blog post, we’ll discuss how a small innodb_page_size can create a performance boost for SSD. In my previous post Testing Samsung storage in tpcc-mysql benchmark of Percona Server I compared different Samsung devices. Most solid state drives (SSDs) use 4KiB as an internal page size, and the InnoDB default page size is 16KiB. I wondered […]

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tpcc-mysql benchmark tool: less random with multi-schema support

 | August 9, 2016 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL

slow MySQL queries

In this blog post, I’ll discuss changes I’ve made to the tpcc-mysql benchmark tool. These changes make it less random and support multi-schema. This post might only be interesting to performance researchers. The tpcc-mysql benchmark to is what I use to test different hardware (as an example, see my previous post: https://www.percona.com/blog/2016/07/26/testing-samsung-storage-in-tpcc-mysql-benchmark-percona-server/). The first change is support for multiple schemas, […]

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Testing Docker multi-host network performance

 | August 3, 2016 |  Posted In: Docker, MySQL

MySQL Group Replication

In this post, I’ll review Docker multi-host network performance. In a past post, I tested Docker network. The MySQL Server team provided their own results, which are in line with my observations. For this set of tests, I wanted to focus more on Docker networking using multiple hosts. Mostly because when we set up a high availability […]

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Take Percona’s One-Click Database Security Downtime Poll

 | August 2, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Security

database security downtime poll

Take Percona’s database security downtime poll. As Peter Zaitsev mentioned recently in his blog post on database support, the data breach costs can hit both your business reputation and your bottom line. Costs vary depending on the company size and market, but recent studies estimate direct costs ranging in average from $1.6M to 7.01M. Everyone agrees […]

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High Availability Poll Results

 | August 2, 2016 |  Posted In: High-availability, Insight for Developers

high availability poll

This blog reports the results of Percona’s high availability poll. High availability (HA) is always a hot topic. The reality is that if your data is not available, your customers cannot do business with you. In fact, estimates show the average cost of downtime is about $5K per minute. With an average outage taking 40 […]

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MariaDB 10.2 CHECK and DEFAULT clauses

 | July 29, 2016 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MySQL

MariaDB 10.2 CHECK and DEFAULT

In this blog post, we’ll look at the MariaDB 10.2 CHECK and DEFAULT clauses. MariaDB 10.2 includes some long-awaited features. In this blog, we are going to discuss the improvements to some table definitions: the DEFAULT clause and the CHECK constraints. These clauses describe columns default values and rules for data validation. Note that MariaDB […]

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