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Tips on benchmarking Go + MySQL

 | May 14, 2014 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL, Percona Cloud Tools, Percona Server, Percona Software

We just released, as an open source release, our new percona-agent (https://github.com/percona/percona-agent), the agent to work with Percona Cloud Tools. This agent is written in Go. I will give a webinar titled “Monitoring All MySQL Metrics with Percona Cloud Tools” on June 25 that will cover the new features in percona-agent and Percona Cloud Tools, […]

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Percona Software in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) release

 | April 18, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Server, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster

I’d like to congratulate Canonical with the new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) Release, it really looks like a great release, and I say it having my own agenda 🙂 It looks even more great because it comes with a full line of Percona Software. If you install Ubuntu 14.04 and run aptitude search you […]

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Quick review of InfiniDB 4

 | February 25, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL

I’ve mentioned InfiniDB before in a previous post titled, “Star Schema Bechmark: InfoBright, InfiniDB and LucidDB,” but it’s been 4 years since that was published. Recently I evaluated column-storage solutions for Percona Cloud Tools and took another look at InfiniDB 4. There was the release of version 4, which I think is worth attention. What […]

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16000 active connections – Percona Server continues to work when others die

 | February 4, 2014 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL, Percona Server

We just published results with improvements in Thread Pool in Percona Server: Percona Server: Thread Pool Improvements for Transactional Workloads Percona Server: Improve Scalability with Thread Pool What I am happy to see is that Percona Server is able to handle a tremendous amount of user connections. From our charts you can see it can […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 GA release now available

 | January 30, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Server, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona is pleased to announce the first General Availability release of the leading open source High Availability solution for MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 on January 30, 2014. Binaries are available from downloads area or from our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 is an active/active cluster solution for High Availability (HA) MySQL […]

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Analyzing WordPress MySQL queries with Query Analytics

 | January 16, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, MySQL Webinars, Percona Cloud Tools, Percona Software

This blog, MySQLPerformanceBlog.com, is powered by WordPress, but we never really looked into what kind of queries to MySQL are used by WordPress. So for couple months we ran a Query Analytics (part of Percona Cloud Tools) agent there, and now it is interesting to take a look on queries. Query Analytics uses reports produced […]

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Percona Cloud Tools: Making MySQL performance easy

 | January 9, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Cloud Tools, Percona Software

One of our primary focuses at Percona is performance. Let me make some statements on what is “performance.” In doing so I will refer to two pieces of content: Carry Millsap’s talk “Performance Instrumentation: Beyond What You Do Now” [1] White Paper (by Peter and Baron) “Goal-Driven Performance Optimization” [2] I highly recommend that you […]

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A closer look at Percona Server 5.6

 | October 8, 2013 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL, Percona Server, Percona Software

Yesterday we announced the GA release of Percona Server 5.6, the latest release of our enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL. Percona Server 5.6 is the best free MySQL alternative for demanding applications. Our third major release, Percona Server 5.6 offers all the improvements found in MySQL 5.6 Community Edition plus scalability, availability, backup, and security […]

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TokuDB vs InnoDB in timeseries INSERT benchmark

 | September 5, 2013 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL

This post is a continuation of my research of TokuDB’s  storage engine to understand if it is suitable for timeseries workloads. While inserting LOAD DATA INFILE into an empty table shows great results for TokuDB, what’s more interesting is seeing some realistic workloads. So this time let’s take a look at the INSERT benchmark.

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