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Percona Live Europe 2015 conference, tutorials schedule now available

 | July 9, 2015 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Live

The conference and tutorial schedule for Percona Live Europe 2015, September 21-23 in Amsterdam, was published this morning and this year’s event will focus on MySQL, NoSQL and Data in the Cloud. Conference sessions, which will follow each morning’s keynote addresses, feature a variety of formal tracks and sessions. Topic areas include: high availability (HA), […]

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TokuMX Hot Backup – Part 3

 | September 24, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Last week I described TokuDB’s new Hot Backup feature.  This week we are going to briefly discuss the same feature, but as it was added to TokuMX, our version of MongoDB. Since the Hot Backup library is essentially a shim between MySQL and the Linux kernel, intercepting file system calls for the life of the […]

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TokuDB Hot Backup – Part 2

 | September 19, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

In my last post, I discussed the existing backup solutions for MySQL.  At the end I briefly discussed why the backup solutions for InnoDB do not apply to TokuDB.  Now I’m going to outline the backup solution we created.  Our solution works for both TokuDB and InnoDB.  It also has no knowledge of the log […]

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TokuDB Hot Backup – Part 1

 | September 12, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

There are multiple ways to backup a MySQL database. Some are more painful than others. In this two part blog we are going to discuss why the new hot backup system in TokuDB is special amidst the existing solutions. First let’s look at existing backup solutions for MySQL and InnoDB. Let’s start with the most […]

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Announcing TokuDB v7 Enterprise Edition: Hot Backup and Support

 | June 11, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

As promised, the Enterprise Edition of TokuDB®, Version 7, is ready. TokuDB Version 7, Enterprise Edition, introduces Hot Backup. You can now back up all your TokuDB tables directly from MySQL or MariaDB, with no down time. In addition, TokuDB Enterprise Edition comes with a support package. TokuDB v7 Enterprise Edition maintains all our established […]

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Why use encrypted backup with Percona XtraBackup 2.1 for MySQL?

 | April 10, 2013 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Software

We just released our first alpha of Percona XtraBackup 2.1 for MySQL and with it we included the ability to encrypt backups on the fly (full documentation here). This feature is different than simply piping the backup stream through the openssl or gpg binaries, which is what some people have used in the past. A big […]

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