Tag - GitHub

This Week in Data with Colin Charles 41: Reflecting on GitHub’s Contribution to Open Source Database

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Some big news out from Microsoft about their acquisition of GitHub for $7.5 billion. GitHub hosts many projects, including from the MySQL ecosystem, but maybe more interesting is that their DBA team is awesome, give […]

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Percona Live 2018 Featured Talk – Scaling a High-Traffic Database: Moving Tables Across Clusters with Bryana Knight

Percona Live 2018

Welcome to the first interview blog for the upcoming Percona Live 2018. Each post in this series highlights a Percona Live 2018 featured talk that will be at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter.
This blog post highlights Bryana Knight, Platform Engineer at GitHub. Her […]

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Announcing Experimental Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Functionality via Percona Labs

Percona Monitoring and Management

In this blog post, we’ll introduce how you can look at some experimental Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) features using Percona Labs builds on GitHub.
Note: PerconaLabs and Percona-QA are open source GitHub repositories for unofficial scripts and tools created by Percona staff. While not covered by Percona support or services agreements, these handy utilities […]

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How to Manually Build Percona Server for MySQL RPM Packages

In this blog, we’ll look at how to manually build Percona Server for MySQL RPM packages.
Several customers and other people from the open source community have asked us how they could make their own Percona Server for MySQL RPM binaries from scratch.
This request is often made by companies that want to add custom patches to […]

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Frohe Festtage Von Weinhem! (Or A Music-driven Holiday Light Display for MongoDB Hackers)

Want to tweet out a personalized holiday video to your friends?  Heckenlights is a Christmas lights installation playing Christmas songs that lets viewers customize and share it.
Heckenlights was created by software developer Mark Paluch (@mp911de) who thought it was time to introduce some American-style holiday bling to his hometown of Weinheim, Germany. A year ago, […]

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Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014: Things I’m looking forward to

The Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014 is just two months away. I’m very excited about this year’s event which continues our tradition of open technical discussions and inviting all parties to the table.
We have a great amount of technical talks from Oracle – I’m especially excited about future-focused talks shedding some light […]

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Experimental GIT Mirrors of Percona XtraBackup, Percona Server plus Oracle MySQL trees

I recently blogged on setting up Experimental Git mirror of Oracle MySQL trees up on GitHub. I’m now happy to announce that there are also mirrors for:

Percona Server
Percona XtraBackup
Percona Playback

I’ve also updated the Oracle MySQL GIT mirror to include MySQL 5.7 and the (now abandoned) MySQL 6.0. I include the abandoned 6.0 tree as […]

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Hacking to make ALTER TABLE online for certain changes

Suppose you want to remove auto_increment from 100G table. No matter if it’s InnoDB or MyISAM, you’d usually ALTER TABLE huge_table CHANGE id id int(6) NOT NULL and then wait hours for table rebuild to complete. If you’re unlucky i.e. you have a lot of indexes and not too much RAM – you could […]

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MySQL Support or Support for MySQL ? MySQL Trademark Policies

What is the difference between “MySQL Support” and “Support for MySQL” ?
In my mind there is not much difference in meaning just first one is shorter and I would use it also because how people would search stuff in Google.
It turns out however there is significant legal differences – first […]

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