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MySQL replication primer with pt-table-checksum / pt-table-sync, part 2

 | March 17, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL


This is the second and last tutorial blog post on how to use pt-table-checksum / pt-table-sync tools for MySQL replication. In the first post, I showed you how to use the pt-table-checksum  / pt-table-sync  tools in a typical MySQL replication setup. In this post, we’ll discuss MySQL replication for more advanced topologies. I will show you how to […]

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Featured Talk: The Future of Replication is Today: New Features in Practice

 | August 18, 2015 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Percona Live, Replication

In the past years, both MySQL 5.6, MySQL 5.7 and MariaDB 10 have been successful implementing new features. For many DBAs, the “old way” of replicating data is comfortable so taking the action to implement these new features seems like a momentous leap rather then a simple step. But perhaps it isn’t that complicated… Giuseppe […]

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5 free handy tools for monitoring and managing MySQL replication

 | March 9, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit

MySQL Replication is very simple to set up. In this post I’ll discuss its importance and five handy tools for monitoring and managing MySQL replication. What is MySQL Replication? It’s the process of copying the (real-time events) data from one master instance to another slave instance and maintaining the redundant consistent data in a different […]

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MySQL Replication: ‘Got fatal error 1236’ causes and cures

 | October 8, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona MySQL Support

MySQL replication is a core process for maintaining multiple copies of data – and replication is a very important aspect in database administration. In order to synchronize data between master and slaves you need to make sure that data transfers smoothly, and to do so you need to act promptly regarding replication errors to continue […]

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Monitoring MySQL flow control in Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6

 | July 25, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Monitoring flow control in a Galera cluster is very important. If you do not, you will not understand why writes may sometimes be stalled. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 provides 2 status variables for such monitoring: wsrep_flow_control_paused and wsrep_flow_control_paused_ns. Which one should you use? What is flow control? Flow control does not exist with regular MySQL replication, […]

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Percona MySQL University comes to Toronto on March 22

 | February 18, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

Following our events in Raleigh, Montevideo, Buenos Aires, Percona MySQL University comes to Toronto on March 22nd. This is going to our most dense event yet, absolutely packed with information. Even though we have just 1 track we have 12 talks and 11 speakers. We had unique opportunity this time because Percona’s Consulting, Support, RemoteDBA, […]

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Percona MySQL University in Montevideo and Buenos Aires

 | January 24, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

Following our Percona MySQL University event in Raleigh,NC Percona MySQL University comes to South America! We’ll have a Full day FREE MySQL Technical Educational events in Montevideo on February 5th, 2013 and Buenos Aires on February 7th. I’m very excited to bring these events to MySQL Community in Uruguay and Argentina. This is my first […]

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