Tag - ARM

Compiling Percona XtraBackup for ARM

Compiling Percona XtraBackup for ARM

This blog post will show how to compile the Percona XtraBackup (PXB) tool for ARM. For this, we are going to use an AWS EC2 ARM instance with Ubuntu 20.04(Focal Fossa).
The motivation for this was born in my interest in the new generation of ARM processors and if this is a viable option for […]

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20-30% Performance Hit from the Spectre Bug Fix on Ubuntu

Spectre Bug Fix on Ubuntu

In this blog post, we’ll look at the performance hit from the Spectre bug fix on Ubuntu.
Recently we measured the performance penalty from the Meltdown fix on Ubuntu servers. It turned out to be negligible.
Today, Ubuntu made a Spectre bug fix on Ubuntu available, shipped in kernel 4.4.0-112. As with the Meltdown fix, we […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 16: FOSDEM, Percona Live call for papers, and ARM

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Hurry up – the call for papers (CFP) for FOSDEM 2018 ends December 1, 2017. I highly recommend submitting as its a really fun, free, and technically-oriented event.
Don’t forget that the CFP for Percona Live […]

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