Tag - Release

Announcing Percona XtraDB Storage Engine: a Drop-in Replacement for Standard InnoDB

Today we officially announce our new storage engine, “Percona XtraDB“, which is based on the InnoDB storage engine. It’s 100% backwards-compatible with standard InnoDB, so you can use it as a drop-in replacement in your current environment. It is designed to scale better on modern hardware, and includes a variety of other […]

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Mirrored Binlogs patch

Google patches V1 contain interesting patch to mirror binary log on slave. Although Google is preparing GlobalTransactionId patch, which going to be replacement for MirroredBinlogs, we still think mirroring binary logs is very useful for:

Backup of binary logs in real time
High availability, to switch master load to slave with mirrored binary logs

By request […]

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Development plans

We gathered together our ideas of MySQL improvements on this page https://www.percona.com/percona-lab/dev-plan.html
and we are going to implement some of them.
My favorite one is – make InnoDB files .ibd (one created with –innodb-file-per-table=1) movable from one server to another, however it is sort of challenging.
Probably next one patch we want to integrate is Google’s […]

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New patches, new builds

We made new patches, improved previous and want to announce new builds for 5.0.62, 5.0.67 and 5.1.26 versions. One of biggest changes we separated releases of 5.0 into two branches.
First, just “-percona” release is more stable and contains only stable and proven on many installation patches. Second is “-percona-highperf” release, which contains experimental patches […]

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