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Oracle license revenue and the MySQL ecosystem

Oracle was in the news recently with the story of its license revenue declining as much as 17% in the recent quarter. This is blamed on transitioning to the cloud in some publications, but others, such as Bloomberg and TechRepublic, look deeper, seeing open source software responsible for the bulk of it. Things are especially […]

What stopped MySQL? Tracing back signals sent to MySQL

Have you ever had a case where you needed to find a process which sent a HUP/KILL/TERM or other signal to your database? Let me rephrase. Did you ever have to find which process messed up your night? ūüėČ If so, you might want to read on. I’m going to tell you how you can […]

How to setup a PXC cluster with GTIDs (and have async slaves replicating from it!)

This past week was marked by a series of personal findings related to the use of Global Transaction IDs (GTIDs) on Galera-based¬†clusters such as Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC). The main one being the fact that transactions touching MyISAM tables (and FLUSH PRIVILEGES!) issued¬†on a giving node of the cluster are recorded on a GTID set […]

The future of MySQL quality assurance: Introducing pquery

Being a QA Engineer, how would you feel if you had access to a framework which can generate 80+ crashes –¬†a mix of hitting developer introduced assertions (situations that should not happen), and serious¬†unforeseen binary crashes – for the world’s most popular open source database software – each and ever hour? What if you could […]

Store UUID in an optimized way

A few years ago¬†Peter Zaitsev, in a post titled “To UUID or not to UUID,” wrote: “There is timestamp based part in¬†UUID which has similar properties to auto_increment and which could be used to have values generated at same point in time physically local in BTREE index.” For this post I’ve rearranged the timestamp part […]

Facebook MySQL database engineers ready for Percona Live London 2014

With 1.28 billion active users, Facebook MySQL database engineers are active and extremely valuable contributors to the global MySQL community. So naturally they are also active participants of Percona Live MySQL conferences! And next week‚Äôs Percona Live London 2014 (Nov. 3-4) is no exception. (Register now and use the promotional code “Facebook” to save ¬£30!) […]

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 open source, […]

Rackspace doubling-down on open-source databases, Percona Server

Founded in 1998, Rackspace has evolved over the years to address the way customers are using data ‚Äď and more specifically, databases. The San Antonio-based company is fueling the adoption of cloud computing among organizations large and small. Today Rackspace is doubling down on open source database technologies. Why? Because that’s where the industry is […]