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Is Adaptive Hash Index in InnoDB right for my work...

This blog post will discuss what the Adaptive Hash Index in InnoDB is used for, and whether it is a good fit for your workload. Adaptive Hash Index (AHI) is one of the least understood …

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Dealing with Jumbo Chunks in MongoDB

In this blog post, we will discuss how to deal with jumbo chunks in MongoDB. You are a MongoDB DBA, and your first task of the day is to remove a shard from your cluster. …

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Downloading MariaDB MaxScale binaries

In this blog post we’ll discuss a caveat when downloading MariaDB MaxScale binaries. Following the previous performance results in my last two posts on sysbench and primary keys (https://www.percona.com/blog/2016/04/07/mysql-5-7-sysbench-oltp-read-results-really-faster/ and https://www.percona.com/blog/2016/03/28/mysql-5-7-primary-key-lookup-results-is-it-really-faster/), I wanted to measure overhead …

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Understanding GCache and Record-Set Cache in Perco...

In this blog, we will examine the differences between GCache and Record-Set Cache in Percona XtraDB Cluster. In Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC), there is the concept of GCache and Record-Set cache (which can also be called transaction …

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Understanding Percona XtraDB Cluster threading mod...

In this blog, we’ll discuss how the Percona XtraDB Cluster threading model works. Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) creates a different set of threads to service its operations. These threads are in addition to existing MySQL threads. …

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MySQL Data at Rest Encryption

This blog post will discuss the issues and solutions for MySQL Data at Rest encryption. Data at Rest Encryption is not only a good-to-have feature, but it is also a requirement for HIPAA, PCI and …

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The first two Database Performance Team characters...

And the first two Database Performance Team characters are . . . The last blog introduced the Database Performance Team. The Database Performance Team is comprised of our services experts, who work tirelessly every day …

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MySQL 5.7 sysbench OLTP read-only results: is MySQ...

This blog will look at MySQL 5.7 sysbench OLTP read-only results to determine if they are faster than previous versions. As promised in my previous post, I have checked MySQL 5.7 performance against previous versions …

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11 Days Until Percona Live: Justification, Julian ...

Only 11 days until Percona Live! Are you registered? It’s getting close to the Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016! The conference starts Monday, April 18th. We have some quick updates and pieces of information …

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Percona Live: Advanced Percona XtraDB Cluster in a...

This blog post will discuss what is necessary of the Percona Live  Advanced Percona XtraDB Cluster tutorial. Percona Live 2016 is happening in April! If you are attending, and you are registered to the Percona …

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InnoDB Posts
Is Adaptive Hash Index in InnoDB right for my work...

This blog post will discuss what the Adaptive Hash Index in InnoDB is used for, and whether it is a good fit for your workload. Adaptive Hash Index (AHI) is one of the least understood …

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Percona Server 5.7.11-4 is now available

Percona is glad to announce the GA release of Percona Server 5.7.11-4 on March 15, 2016. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or from the Percona Software Repositories. Based on MySQL 5.7.11, including all the …

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Insight for DBAs Posts
Evaluating Database Compression Methods

NOTE:  This blog post contains some mistakes in data. While many of our conclusions are still valid, we’ve updated the evaluation in a new blog post. Please use that post in conjunction with this one. …

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Better high availability: MySQL and Percona XtraDB...

High Availability Have you ever wondered if your application should be able to work in read-only mode? How important is that question? MySQL seems to be the most popular database solution for web-based products. Most …

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