As you may have seen from his blog, Baron Schwartz is joining our consulting company – Percona in less than a week. This is exciting news for us as Baron is renowned MySQL community member, blogger, co-author of High Performance MySQL second edition book, author of Maatkit and Innotop and just a great […]Read more
Reading Martens interview we see the quite:
“As soon as the deal closed we immediately secured a big deal with a major European national police agency,” said Mickos, now SVP database products at Sun. “Key to them choosing MySQL was that we are now part of a much larger public corporation. The deal wouldn’t have […]Read more
MySQL made some tasks from their internal task tracking tool – Worklog a while back. I just have not look at it besides checking Maria related tasks until couple of days ago as Jay announced new Forge going live.
Check it out – there are a lot of nice ideas out where. I can […]
Last week I played with queries from TPC-H benchmarks, particularly comparing MySQL 6.0.4-alpha with 5.1. MySQL 6.0 is interesting here, as there is a lot of new changes in optimizer, which should affect execution plan of TPC-H queries. In reality only two queries (from 22) have significantly better execution time (about them in next […]Read more
During the recent days we had few announcements of people leaving Sun/MySQL – few days ago I’ve seen announcement by Ronald Bradford and now I see Antony Curtis followed. I know bunch of other guys which are considering to leave or stay.
I do not surprising – how much “better” Sun […]
MySQL Users Conference is coming and with it my presentation about Innodb Scalability limits. We did bunch of tests but we surely could get benefit of some extra hardware for testing, so if you could provide us with dedicated remote access for benchmarks it would be great.
Here is what […]
Working on performance optimization project (not directly MySQL related) we did a test – creating 100 files writing 4K in the random file for some time and when checking the read speed on the files we end up with, compared to just writing the file sequentially and reading it back.
The performance difference […]