Tag - database performance

AMD EPYC Performance Testing… or Don’t get on the wrong side of SystemD

Ubuntu 16 AMD EPYC

Ever since AMD released their EPYC CPU for servers I wanted to test it, but I did not have the opportunity until recently, when Packet.net started offering bare metal servers for a reasonable price. So I started a couple of instances to test Percona Server for MySQL under this CPU. In this benchmark, I discovered […]

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Webinar 6/27: MySQL Troubleshooting Best Practices: Monitoring the Production Database Without Killing Performance

performance troubleshooting MySQL monitoring tools

Please join Percona’s Principal Support Escalation Specialist Sveta Smirnova as she presents Troubleshooting Best Practices: Monitoring the Production Database Without Killing Performance on Wednesday, June 27th at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4).
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During the MySQL Troubleshooting webinar series, I covered many monitoring and logging tools such as:

General, slow, audit, binary, error […]

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Webinar: Performance Analysis and Troubleshooting Methodologies for Databases

troubleshooting methodologies

Please join Percona’s CEO, Peter Zaitsev as he presents Performance Analysis and Troubleshooting Methodologies for Databases on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4).
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Have you heard about the USE Method (Utilization – Saturation – Errors)? RED (Rate – Errors – Duration), or Golden Signals (Latency – […]

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Webinar Wed, 5/23: Troubleshooting MySQL Concurrency Issues with Load Testing Tools

Benchmarking tools for troubleshooting

Please join Percona’s Principal Support Escalation Specialist, Sveta Smirnova, as she presents Troubleshooting MySQL Concurrency Issues with Load Testing Tools on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4).
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Normally, we use benchmarking tools when we are developing applications. When applications are deployed, benchmarks tests are usually too late to […]

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Archiving MySQL Tables in ClickHouse

Archiving MySQL Tables in ClickHouse

In this blog post, I will talk about archiving MySQL tables in ClickHouse for storage and analytics.
Why Archive?
Hard drives are cheap nowadays, but storing lots of data in MySQL is not practical and can cause all sorts of performance bottlenecks. To name just a few issues:

The larger the table and index, the slower the performance […]

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