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mysqld_multi: How to run multiple instances of MySQL

 | August 26, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona MySQL Support, Percona Server, Percona XtraBackup

The need to have multiple instances of MySQL (the well-known mysqld process) running in the same server concurrently in a transparent way, instead of having them executed in separate containers/virtual machines, is not very common. Yet from time to time the Percona Support team receives a request from a customer to assist in the configuration of […]

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Using MySQL Sandbox with Percona Server

 | February 16, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL

One of the most useful tools if you’re working with multiple versions of MySQL Servers is MySQL Sandbox which allows you to maintain many different versions of MySQL, Percona Server, MariaDB. If you’re just working with single sandbox you can just use MySQL Sandbox in its most basic way and it will work:

However […]

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MariaDB and the MySQL Sandbox

 | July 26, 2010 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Tokutek tests its TokuDB Fractal Tree storage engine with multiple MySQL distributions. We make extensive use of the MySQL Sandbox in our test automation. We tweaked the regular expressions that match binary tarball names in the MySQL Sandbox so that MariaDB releases can be easily loaded by the MySQL Sandbox. These changes can be found […]

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