Tag - Percona Server for MySQL

Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.21-20 Is Now Available

Percona Server for MySQL

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.21-20 on February 19, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository.
Based on MySQL 5.7.21, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL […]

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ProxySQL 1.4.5 and Updated proxysql-admin Tool Now in the Percona Repository

ProxySQL 1.4.12

ProxySQL 1.4.5, released by ProxySQL, is now available for download in the Percona Repository along with an updated version of Percona’s proxysql-admin tool.
ProxySQL is a high-performance proxy, currently for MySQL and its forks (like Percona Server for MySQL and MariaDB). It acts as an intermediary for client requests seeking resources from the database. René Cannaò created […]

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MyRocks Engine: Things to Know Before You Start

MyRocks

Percona recently released Percona Server with MyRocks as GA. You can see how Facebook explains wins they see in production with MyRocks. Now if you use Percona repositories, you can simply install MyRocks plugin and enable it with ps-admin –enable-rocksdb.
There are some major and minor differences when comparing it to typical InnoDB deployments, and […]

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ProxySQL 1.4.4 and Updated proxysql-admin Tool Now in the Percona Repository

ProxySQL 1.4.12

ProxySQL 1.4.4, released by ProxySQL, is now available for download in the Percona Repository along with an updated version of Percona’s proxysql-admin tool.
ProxySQL is a high-performance proxy, currently for MySQL and its forks (like Percona Server for MySQL and MariaDB). It acts as an intermediary for client requests seeking resources from the database. René Cannaò created […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.20-19 Is Now Available

Percona Server for MySQL

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.20-19 on January 3, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository.
Based on MySQL 5.7.20, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.20-18 Is Now Available

Percona Server for MySQL

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.20-18 on December 14, 2017. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository.
Based on MySQL 5.7.20, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL […]

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Thoughts on MySQL 8.0.3 RC – The First MySQL 8.0 Release Candidate

MySQL 8.0.3 Release Candidate

Percona’s Technical Director of Quality Assurance Roel Van de Paar shares his findings on the quality of MySQL 8.0.3 RC.
On 21 September 2017, our upstream friends at Oracle released MySQL 8.0.3 RC as the first MySQL 8.0 Release Candidate.
I tested the MySQL 8.0.3 Release Candidate branch with selected Percona bugfixes applied and built it […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.10-2.10 Is Now Available

Percona Server for MongoDB

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.10-2.10 on November 30, 2017. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories.
Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, fully compatible, highly-scalable, zero-maintenance database supporting the MongoDB v3.4 protocol and drivers. It extends MongoDB with Percona Memory Engine and MongoRocks storage engine, as well as several enterprise-grade features:

External Authentication
Audit Logging
Profiling […]

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MySQL vs. MariaDB: Reality Check

MySQL vs. MariaDB

In this blog, we’ll provide a comparison between MySQL vs. MariaDB (including Percona Server for MySQL).
Introduction
The goal of this blog post is to evaluate, at a higher level, MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server for MySQL side-by-side to better inform the decision making process. It is largely an unofficial response to published comments from the […]

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A Mystery with open_files_limit

open_files_limit

In this blog, we’ll look at a mystery around setting the open_file_limit variable in MySQL and Percona Server for MySQL.
MySQL Server needs file descriptors to run. It uses them to open new connections, store tables in the cache, create temporary tables to resolve complicated queries and access persistent ones. If mysqld is not able […]

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