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Modeling InnoDB Scalability on Multi-Core Servers

 | January 26, 2011 |  Posted In: Hardware and Storage, MySQL

Mat Keep’s blog post on InnoDB-vs-MyISAM benchmarks that Oracle recently published prompted me to do some mathematical modeling of InnoDB’s scalability as the number of cores in the server increases. Vadim runs lots of benchmarks that measure what happens under increasing concurrency while holding the hardware constant, but not as many with varying numbers of […]

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Percona white paper: Forecasting MySQL Scalability

 | November 16, 2010 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

Ewen and I have just published Percona’s latest white paper, Forecasting MySQL Scalability with the Universal Scalability Law. This is essentially a streamlined walk-through of Dr. Neil J. Gunther’s book Guerrilla Capacity Planning, with examples to show how you can apply it to MySQL servers. One thing alluded to in the paper is extracting the […]

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