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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 11: Velocity EU London and Open Source Summit Europe

 | October 20, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. I spent all of this week at O’Reilly Velocity EU London. I gave a tutorial, a talk and generally networked with attendees (besides my normal evangelical duties). I’ll write some thoughts on it later (probably […]

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Massive Parallel Log Processing with ClickHouse

 | September 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Yandex ClickHouse

ClickHouse

In this blog, I’ll look at how to use ClickHouse for parallel log processing. Percona is seen primarily for our expertise in MySQL and MongoDB (at this time), but neither is quite suitable to perform heavy analytical workloads. There is a need to analyze data sets, and a very popular task is crunching log files. Below […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles: Percona Live Europe!

 | August 18, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, TokuDB

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Has a week passed already? Welcome back to the second column. A lot of time has been spent neck deep in getting speakers accepted and scheduled for Percona Live Open Source Database Conference Europe 2017 […]

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Platform End of Life (EOL) Announcement for RHEL 5 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

 | July 31, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, InnoDB, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona Support

End of Life

Upstream platform vendors have announced the general end of life (EOL) for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5) and its derivatives, as well as Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. With this announcement comes some implications to support for Percona software running on these operating systems. RHEL 5 was EOL as of March 31st, 2017 and Ubuntu […]

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Gh-ost benchmark against pt-online-schema-change performance

 | July 12, 2017 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Insight for DBAs, MySQL

gh-ost-benchmark

In this blog post, I will run a gh-ost benchmark against the performance of pt-online-schema-change. When gh-ost came out, I was very excited. As MySQL ROW replication became commonplace, you could use it to track changes instead of triggers. This practice is cleaner and safer compared to Percona Toolkit’s pt-online-schema-change. Since gh-ost doesn’t need triggers, I assumed it would […]

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