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Logical MySQL backup tool Mydumper 0.9.1 now available

The new Mydumper 0.9.1 version, which includes many new features and bug fixes, is now available.  You can download the code from here. A significant change included in this version now enables Mydumper to handle all schema objects!! …

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MySQL 5.7: CHANGE REPLICATION FILTER online

MySQL 5.7 has a lot of enhancements and new features. I summarized this list previously in this blog post. Adding replication filters online is one of the MySQL 5.7 features described in this manual. However, I …

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A first look at RDS Aurora

Recently, I happened to have an onsite engagement and the goal of the engagement was to move a database service to RDS Aurora. Like probably most of you, I knew the service by name but …

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MySQL and Trojan.Chikdos.A

Symantec published a blog post yesterday regarding MySQL and the Trojan.Chikdos.A as can be seen here The Symantec post gives detail into the behavior of the Trojan and it’s effects on the Windows system registry, …

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MySQL 5.7 first impressions on group-replication

During the last few weeks I’ve been testing and playing a bit with the new group-replication plugin available for MySQL 5.7. Before continuing I’d like to clarify some aspects: the plugin is only available in labs …

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How Big Can Your Galera Transactions Be

While we should be aiming for small and fast transactions with Galera, it is always possible at some point you might want a single large transaction, but what is involved? First, this is supposed to be …

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State of Percona Server 5.6, MySQL 5.6 and MySQL 5.7 RC

This week Oracle will release MySQL 5.7 GA, so it’s a perfect time to do a quick review of the current state of Percona Server 5.6.26, MySQL 5.6.26 and MySQL-5.7.8 RC. We used two boxes …

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MySQL 101 Videos – A Must Have Starter Kit for a MySQL DBA

The MySQL 101 track was introduced at the 2015 Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo in Santa Clara, California. This track was tailored specifically for software developers and other specialists with technical backgrounds wanting to …

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Proxy Protocol and Percona XtraDB Cluster: A Quick Guide

On September 21st, we released Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.25. This is the first PXC release supporting proxy-protocol that has been included in Percona Server since 5.6.25-73.0. With this blog post, I want to promote a new feature …

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When mysqld kills mysqld

The other day a colleague and friend of mine, Peter Boros, had a case where one of our clients had to track down the process shutting down MySQL. This blog is based on the discussion …

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