Tag - pquery

MySQL QA Episode 5: Preparing Your QA Run with pquery

Welcome to MySQL QA Episode #5! In this episode we’ll be setting up and running pquery for the first time… and I’ll also trigger some actual bugs (fun guaranteed)! I’ll also introduce you to mtr_to_sql.sh and pquery-run.sh.
pquery-run.sh (the main wrapper around pquery) is capable of generating 80-120 MySQL Server crashes – per hour! See how […]

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MySQL QA Episode 4: QA Framework Setup Time!

Welcome to MySQL QA Episode 4! In this episode we’ll look into setting up our QA Framework: percona-qa, pquery, reducer & more.
1. All about percona-qa
2. pquery

Shell

$ cd ~; bzr branch lp:percona-qa

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$ cd ~; bzr branch lp:percona-qa

3. reducer.sh

Shell

$ cd ~; bzr branch lp:randgen
$ vi ~/randgen/util/reducer/reducer.sh

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$ cd ~; bzr branch lp:randgen$ vi ~/randgen/util/reducer/reducer.sh

4. Short introduction to pquery […]

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pquery binaries with statically included client libs now available!

After we released pquery to the community, and as we started logging bug reports with pquery testcases, it quickly became clear that pquery binaries with statically compiled-in client libraries would be of great convenience, both for ourselves and for the community.
(If you haven’t heard about pquery yet, read the pquery introduction blog post, come and […]

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Free MySQL QA & Bash/Linux Training Series

MySQL QA

Welcome to the MySQL QA Training Series!
If you have not read our introductory blog post on pquery yet, I’d recommend reading that one first to get a bit of background. The community is enthuastic about pquery, and today I am happy to announce a full training series on pquery and more. Whether you are […]

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The future of MySQL quality assurance: Introducing pquery

Being a QA Engineer, how would you feel if you had access to a framework which can generate 80+ crashes – a mix of hitting developer introduced assertions (situations that should not happen), and serious unforeseen binary crashes – for the world’s most popular open source database software – each and ever hour? What if you […]

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