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Optimizing MySQL Performance: Choosing the Right Tool for the Job

 | April 7, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Technical Webinars

Next Wednesday, I will present a webinar about MySQL performance profiling tools that every MySQL DBA should know. Application performance is a key aspect of ensuring a good experience for your end users. But finding and fixing performance bottlenecks is difficult in the complex systems that define today’s web applications. Having a method and knowing how […]

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Where does HandlerSocket really save you time?

 | March 16, 2011 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

HandlerSocket has really generated a lot of interest because of the dual promises of ease-of-use and blazing-fast performance. The performance comes from eliminating CPU consumption. Akira Higuchi’s HandlerSocket presentation from a couple of months back had some really good profile results for libmysql versus libhsclient (starting at slide 15). Somebody in the audience at Percona […]

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