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Prometheus as an Engine for MySQL Monitoring

When I first discovered Graphite years ago, I was very impressed with its monitoring capabilities.  Compared to many RRD-based tools that were popular at the time (like Cacti), Graphite separated the captured data and graphs, …

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Bare-metal servers for button-push database-as-a-service

Enterprises’ demand flexibility, scalability and efficiency to keep up with the demands of their customers — while maintaining the bottom line. To solve this, they’re running to cloud infrastructure services to both cut costs and …

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Apache Spark with Air ontime performance data

There is a growing interest in Apache Spark, so I wanted to play with it (especially after Alexander Rubin’s Using Apache Spark post). To start, I used the recently released Apache Spark 1.6.0 for this experiment, and I will play with “Airlines …

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Database Performance Webinar: Tired of MySQL Making You Wait?

Too often developers and DBAs struggle to pinpoint the root cause of MySQL database performance issues, and then spend too much time in trying to fix them. Wouldn’t it be great to bypass wasted guesswork …

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2016 Percona Live Tutorials Schedule is UP!

We are excited to announce that the tutorial schedule for the Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 is up! The schedule shows all the details for each of our informative and enlightening Percona Live tutorial sessions, …

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Better high availability: MySQL and Percona XtraDB Cluster with good application design

High Availability Have you ever wondered if your application should be able to work in read-only mode? How important is that question? MySQL seems to be the most popular database solution for web-based products. Most …

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Performance Schema: Measure Multi-Threaded Slave Activity

Performance Schema In many types of database workloads, using a multi-threaded slave from 5.6+ helps improve replication performance. I’ve had a number of users enable this feature, but have not seen anyone ask how each …

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Sneak peek at the Percona Live Data Performance Conference and Expo 2016

On behalf of the Percona Live Conference Committee, I am excited to announce the sneak peek schedule for the Percona Live Data Performance Conference and Expo 2016! Percona Live Data Performance Conference and Expo Live 2016 will …

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Smallest MySQL Server in the World (under $60) which can even make you toast while fixing MySQL bug #2

Introduction In my last blog post, Internet of Things, Messaging and MySQL, I have showed how to start your own Internet of Things with Particle Photon board. That implementation is great, but requires constant internet …

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pt-online-schema-change and innodb_stats_persistent on MySQL 5.6

Recently we released an updated version of our Percona Toolkit with an important update for pt-online-schema-change if you use MySQL 5.6. A new parameter has been added, analyze-before-swap. What does it do? Let me explain …

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