Autumn: A season of MySQL-related conferences. Here’s my list

Autumn is a season of MySQL-related conferences and I’m about to hit the road to speak and attend quite a few of them.
This week I’ll participate in All Things Open, a local conference for me here in Raleigh, N.C. and therefore one I do not have to travel for. All Things Open explores […]

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Innodb transaction history often hides dangerous ‘debt’

In many write-intensive workloads Innodb/XtraDB storage engines you may see hidden and dangerous “debt” being accumulated – unpurged transaction “history” which if not kept in check over time will cause serve performance regression or will take all free space and cause an outage. Let’s talk about where it comes from and what can you […]

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Oct 22 Webinar: What’s New in TokuDB 7.5

TokuDB 7.5 includes exclusive Read Free Replication (RFR) technology, fundamentally changing the MySQL replication landscape. By harnessing the power of Fractal Tree indexes, replication slaves can run with zero read IO, creating a variety of opportunities and configurations not possible in other MySQL storage engines.
SPEAKER: Tim Callaghan, VP of Engineering at Tokutek
DATE: Wednesday, October 22nd
TIME: 1pm ET
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Percona Toolkit for MySQL with MySQL-SSL Connections

I recently had a client ask me how to use Percona Toolkit tools with an SSL connection to MySQL (MySQL-SSL). SSL connections aren’t widely used in MySQL due to most installations being within an internal network. Still, there are cases where you could be accessing MySQL over public internet or even over a public […]

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Benchmarking Presentation at Percona Live London 2014

In a few weeks I’m presenting “Performance Benchmarking: Tips, Tricks, and Lessons Learned” at Percona Live London 2014 (November 3-4). I continue to learn lessons and improve my benchmarking capabilities, so the content is a full upgrade from my presentation at Percona Live Santa Clara in April 2013. Anyone interested in achieving and sustaining […]

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