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Calling all MySQL DBAs: How do you use Percona Toolkit?

 | March 24, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live, Percona MySQL Support, Percona Toolkit, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona Toolkit is one of our most mature open source applications. Derived from Maatkit and Aspersa, Percona Toolkit has evolved significantly over the years. The software now contains 32 tools, over 4,000 tests, and has been downloaded over 250,000 times. Anyone who manages a database – from DBAs to system administrators to even software developers […]

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Percona Toolkit 2.1.9 bug raffle

 | January 21, 2013 |  Posted In: Percona Software, Percona Toolkit

Since we’re very busy working on Percona Toolkit 2.2 and other projects, I thought 2.1.8 (the current latest Percona Toolkit release) would be the last release in that series, but it introduced a new bug in pt-heartbeat (despite all the tool’s tests) that I’d like to fix. A single bug fix is probably underkill for a […]

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Maatkit Now Supports Memcached

 | July 24, 2009 |  Posted In: Insight for Developers

Have you ever wondered how optimized your Memcached installation is? There is a common misconception that one doesn’t have to think too deeply about Memcached performance, but that is not true. If your setup is inefficient, you could: Burn Memory Waste Network Round-Trips Store Keys That Never Get Retrieved Have a Low Cache Hit Ratio […]

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