Amazon Aurora – Looking Deeper

Recently my colleague (by Percona) Yves Trudeau and colleague (by industry) Marco Tusa
published their materials on Amazon Aurora. Indeed, Amazon Aurora is a hot topic these days, and we have a stream of customer inquiries regarding this technology. I’ve decided to form my own opinion, and nothing is better than a personal, hands-on experience, which I […]

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pt-online-schema-change and innodb_stats_persistent on MySQL 5.6

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Recently we released an updated version of our Percona Toolkit with an important update for pt-online-schema-change if you use MySQL 5.6. A new parameter has been added, analyze-before-swap. What does it do? Let me explain it in more detail.
A bug not a bug
A customer contacted us because pt-online-schema-change caused hundred of queries to get […]

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Logical MySQL backup tool Mydumper 0.9.1 now available

The new Mydumper 0.9.1 version, which includes many new features and bug fixes, is now available.  You can download the code from here.
A significant change included in this version now enables Mydumper to handle all schema objects!!  So there is no longer a dependency on using mysqldump to ensure complex schemas are backed up alongside the data.
Let’s review some […]

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Percona Toolkit 2.2.16 is now available

Percona is pleased to announce the availability of Percona Toolkit 2.2.16, released on November 9, 2015. Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced command-line tools to perform a variety of MySQL server and system tasks that are too difficult or complex for DBAs to perform manually. Percona Toolkit, like all Percona software, is free and open source.
This release […]

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Percona Server 5.6.27-75.0 is now available

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.6.27-75.0 on November 5, 2015. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or from the Percona Software Repositories.
Based on MySQL 5.6.27, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.6.27-75.0 is the current GA release in the Percona Server 5.6 series. Percona Server is open-source […]

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