Tag - MySQL

New MySQL 8.0 innodb_dedicated_server Variable Optimizes InnoDB from the Get-Go

MySQL 8.0 innodb_dedicated_server

In this post, we’ll look at the MySQL 8.0 innodb_dedicated_server variable.
MySQL 8.0 introduces a new variable called innodb_dedicated_server. When enabled, it auto tunes innodb_buffer_pool_size, innodb_log_file_size and innodb_flush_method at startup (if these variables are not explicitly defined in my.cnf).
The new MySQL 8.0 variable automatically sizes the following variables based on the RAM size of the […]

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Verifying Query Performance Using ProxySQL

Query Performance Using ProxySQL

In this blog post, we’ll look at how you can verify query performance using ProxySQL.
In the previous blog post, I showed you how many information can you get from the “stats.stats_mysql_query_digest” table in ProxySQL. I also mentioned you could even collect and graph these metrics. I will show you this is not just theory, it […]

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Basic Internal Troubleshooting Tools for MySQL Server Webinar: Q & A

Troubleshooting Tools for MySQL

In this blog, I will provide answers to the Q & A for the Basic Internal Troubleshooting Tools for MySQL Server webinar.
First, I want to thank everybody for attending my February 15, 2018, webinar on troubleshooting tools for MySQL. The recording and slides for the webinar are available here. Below is the list of […]

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Binlog Encryption with Percona Server for MySQL

binlog encryption

In this blog post, we’ll look at how to turn on binlog encryption in Percona Server for MySQL.
Why do I need this?
As you probably know, Percona Server for MySQL’s binlog contains sensitive information. Replication uses the binlog to copy events between servers. They contain all the information from one server so that it can be […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.21-29.26 Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.21-29.26 (PXC) on March 2, 2018. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.21-29.26 is now the current release, based on the following:

Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.21
Galera/Codership WSREP API Release 5.7.21
Galera Replication library 3.23

Starting from now, Percona XtraDB Cluster issue tracking […]

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Visualize This! MySQL Tools That Explain Queries

MySQL Tools

In this blog post, I want to go over some of the day-to-day MySQL tools and methods DBAs use to analyze queries and visualize “what is going on?” I won’t be going into the nitty-gritty details of each of these tools, I just want to introduce you to them and show you what they […]

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Webinar Thursday March 1, 2018: Performance Schema for MySQL Troubleshooting

Performance Schema for MySQL Troubleshooting

Please join Percona’s Principal Support Engineer, Sveta Smirnova, as she presents Performance Schema for MySQL Troubleshooting on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 10:00 am PST (UTC-8) / 1:00 pm EST (UTC-5).
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Performance Schema, first introduced in version 5.5, is a really powerful tool. It is actively under development, and each new version provides even […]

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Great Metrics Graphs: Percona Monitoring and Management vs. gnuplot

Percona Monitoring and Management vs. gnuplot

In this blog post, we’ll checkout Percona Monitoring and Management vs. gnuplot when it comes to creating great metrics graphs. gnuplot is great, but PMM might provide graphs that are easier to read.
Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is our free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL®, MariaDB® and MongoDB® performance, and is […]

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Analyze Your Raw MySQL Query Logs with ClickHouse

In this blog post, I’ll look at how you can analyze raw MySQL query logs with ClickHouse.
For typical query performance analyses, we have an excellent tool in Percona Monitoring and Management. You may want to go deeper, though. You might be longing for the ability to query raw MySQL “slow” query logs with SQL.
There […]

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