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super_read_only and GTID replication

 | September 8, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Server

Percona Server 5.6.21+ and MySQL 5.7.8+ offer the super_read_only option that was first implemented in WebscaleSQL. Unlike read_only, this option prevents all users from running writes (even those with the SUPER privilege). Sure enough, this is a great feature, but what’s the relation with GTID? Read on! TL;DR Enabling super_read_only on all slaves when using […]

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Facebook MySQL database engineers ready for Percona Live London 2014

 | October 30, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

With 1.28 billion active users, Facebook MySQL database engineers are active and extremely valuable contributors to the global MySQL community. So naturally they are also active participants of Percona Live MySQL conferences! And next week’s Percona Live London 2014 (Nov. 3-4) is no exception. (Register now and use the promotional code “Facebook” to save £30!) […]

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MySQL community set to meet at Percona Live London 2014

 | October 22, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

The countdown is on for Europe’s largest annual MySQL event, Percona Live London 2014. The two days of technical tutorials and sessions, November 3-4, will focus on the latest MySQL industry trends, news, best practices – and a look at what’s on the near- and long-term horizon within the global MySQL ecosystem. Percona Live London […]

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A technical WebScaleSQL review and comparison with Percona Server

 | May 22, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Server, Percona Software

The recent WebScaleSQL announcement has made quite a splash in the MySQL community over the last few weeks, and with a good reason. The collaboration between the major MySQL-at-scale users to develop a single code branch that addresses the needs of, well, web scale, is going to benefit the whole community. But I feel that […]

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Facebook’s Yoshinori Matsunobu on MySQL, WebScaleSQL & Percona Live

 | April 4, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Live

I spoke with Facebook database engineer Yoshinori Matsunobu here at Percona Live 2014 today about a range of topics, including MySQL at Facebook, the company’s recent move to WebScaleSQL, new MySQL flash storage technologies – and why attending the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo each year is very important to him. Facebook engineers are hosting several […]

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Calvin Sun on MySQL at Twitter, Percona Live 2014 and Facebook

 | February 6, 2014 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Live

Twitter’s Calvin Sun (@Calvinsun2012) is looking forward to the fast-approaching Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo this April 1-4 in Santa Clara, Calif. He’ll be speaking, yes, but he’s also looking forward to learning from his peers – particularly those at Facebook. Both companies, he explained, are in the rather unique positions of unprecedented rapid […]

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