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Percona responds to CVE-2016-6663 and CVE-2016-6664

 | November 2, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster

CVE-2016-9962

Percona has addressed CVE-2016-6663 and CVE-2016-6664 in releases of Percona Server for MySQL and Percona XtraDB Cluster. Percona is happy to announce that the following vulnerabilities are fixed in current releases of Percona Server for MySQL and Percona XtraDB Cluster: CVE-2016-6663: allows a local system user with access to the affected database in the context of […]

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Announcing MyRocks in Percona Server for MySQL

 | October 24, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Server

MyRocks in Percona Server

Announcing MyRocks in Percona Server for MySQL. RocksDB has been taking the world by the storm! RocksDB counts Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Airbnb and Netflix among its users. It is the storage engine for many open source database technologies, including CockroachDB, Apache Flink, TiKV and Dgraph. It is also integrated with MySQL and MongoDB as the MyRocks and […]

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Using the loose_ option prefix in my.cnf

 | October 11, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

MySQL Grants and Users

In this blog post, I’ll look at how to use the loose_ option prefix in my.cnf in MySQL. mysqld throws errors at startup – and refuses to start up – if a non-existent options are defined in the my.cnf file. For example:

The MySQL manual has a solution: use the loose_ prefix option in my.cnf file. In the prior example, if we specify loose_bogus_option=1 […]

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Webinar Wednesday, September 28: Percona Software News and Roadmap Update – Q3 2016

 | September 26, 2016 |  Posted In: Technical Webinars

Please join Percona founder and CEO Peter Zaitsev for a webinar Wednesday, September 28 at 11 am PDT (UTC-7) where he’ll discuss Percona Software News and Roadmap Update – Q3 2016. Come and listen to Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev discuss what’s new in Percona open source software, including Percona Server for MySQL and MongoDB, Percona […]

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Percona Server Critical Update CVE-2016-6662

 | September 12, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

CVE-2016-9962

This blog is an announcement for a Percona Server update with regards to CVE-2016-6662. We have added a fix for CVE-2016-6662 in the following releases: Percona Server 5.5.51-38.1 Percona Server 5.5.51-38.2 Percona Server 5.6.32-78.0 Percona Server 5.6.32-78.1 Percona Server 5.7.14-7 Percona Server 5.7.14-8 Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.5.41-25.12 Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.30-25.16.2 Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.30-25.16.3 From […]

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Percona Server 5.7.14-7 is now available

 | August 23, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server, Percona Software, TokuDB

percona server 5.5.52-38.3

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server 5.7.14-7 on August 23, 2016. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. Based on MySQL 5.7.14, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.7.14-7 is the current GA release in the Percona Server 5.7 series. Percona’s provides completely open-source and free […]

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Percona Server 5.5.51-38.1 is now available

 | August 19, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server, Percona Software

percona server 5.5.52-38.3

Percona announces the release of Percona Server 5.5.51-38.1 on August 19, 2016. Based on MySQL 5.5.51, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.5.51-38.1 is now the current stable release in the 5.5 series. Percona Server is open-source and free. You can find release details of the release in the 5.5.51-38.1 milestone on Launchpad. […]

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TokuDB/PerconaFT fragmented data file performance improvements

 | August 17, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, TokuDB

fragmented data file performance

In this blog post, we’ll discuss how we’ve improved TokuDB and PerconaFT fragmented data file performance. Through our internal benchmarking and some user reports, we have found that with long term heavy write use TokuDB/PerconaFT performance can degrade significantly on large data files. Using smaller node sizes makes the problem worse (which is one of […]

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Testing Samsung storage in tpcc-mysql benchmark of Percona Server

 | July 26, 2016 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL

tpcc-mysql benchmark

This blog post will detail the results of Samsung storage in tpcc-mysql benchmark using Percona Server. I had an opportunity to test different Samsung storage devices under tpcc-mysql benchmark powered by Percona Server 5.7. You can find a summary with details here https://github.com/Percona-Lab-results/201607-tpcc-samsung-storage/blob/master/summary-tpcc-samsung.md I have in my possession: Samsung 850 Pro, 2TB: This is a SATA device and […]

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Percona Server 5.6.31-77.0 is now available

 | July 7, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server, Percona Software, TokuDB

percona server 5.5.52-38.3

Percona announces the release of Percona Server 5.6.31-77.0 on July 7th, 2016. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. Based on MySQL 5.6.31, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.6.31-77.0 is the current GA release in the Percona Server 5.6 series. Percona Server is open-source and free – this […]

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