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How to use MySQL Global Transaction IDs (GTIDs) in production

 | August 20, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona MySQL Consulting, Technical Webinars

Reconfiguring replication has always been a challenge with MySQL. Each time the replication topology has to be changed, the process is tedious and error-prone because finding the correct binlog position is not straightforward at all. Global Transaction IDs (GTIDs) introduced in MySQL 5.6 aim at solving this annoying issue. The idea is quite simple: each […]

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Choosing a MySQL HA Solution – Post-Webinar Q&A

 | June 7, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Technical Webinars

Thanks to everyone who was in attendance on 05 June 2013 for my “Choosing a MySQL HA Solution” webinar. If you weren’t able to make it but are interested in listening to the presentation, it’s currently up and available for viewing over at percona.com. My apologies if we weren’t able to get to your question […]

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Choosing a MySQL HA Solution – MySQL Webinar: June 5

 | May 28, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Technical Webinars

Selecting the most appropriate solution for a MySQL HA infrastructure is as much a business and philosophical decision as it is a technical one, but often the choice is made without adequately considering all three perspectives.  When too much attention is paid to one of these aspects at the cost of the others, the resulting […]

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Percona Toolkit for MySQL Webinar Followup Questions

 | April 5, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Toolkit, Technical Webinars

I didn’t have time to answer all of the questions during Wednesday’s MySQL webinar, “5 Percona Toolkit Tools That Could Save Your Day,” but as promised, here are all of the questions and my answers. (A recording is available here.) Q: One of the links to download the Percona Toolkit for MySQL (percona.com/get/percona-toolkit.tgz) doesn’t work! A: […]

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5 Percona Toolkit Tools for MySQL That Could Save Your Day: April 3 Webinar

 | March 22, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Toolkit

On April 3 at 10 a.m. PST, I’ll be giving a webinar titled “5 Percona Toolkit Tools for MySQL That Could Save Your Day.” In this presentation you’ll learn how to perform typical but challenging MySQL database administration tasks. My focus will be on the following tools: pt-query-digest, to select the queries you should try […]

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