Tag - XtraDB

MySQL 5.5.8 and Percona Server: being adaptive

As we can see, MySQL 5.5.8 comes with great improvements and scalability fixes. Adding up all the new features, you have a great release. However, there is one area I want to touch on in this post. At Percona, we consider it important not only to have the best peak performance, but also stable and predictable performance. I refer […]

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Percona Server 5.1.53-11.7

Percona Server version 5.1.53-11.7 is now available for download.
The main purpose of this release is to update the current Percona stable release to the latest version of MySQL 5.1.
Functionality Added or Changed

 Percona Server 5.1.53-11.7 is now based on MySQL 5.1.53.
 New Features Added: None
 Other Changes: None

Bugs Fixed

Bug #643149 – Slow query log entries were not […]

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Percona Server now both SQL and NOSQL

Just yesterday we released Percona Server 5.1.52-12.3 which includes HandlerSocket. This is third-party plugin, developed by Akira Higuci, DeNA Co., Ltd and explained in Yoshinori Matsunobu’s blog post.
What is so special about it:

It provides NOSQL-like requests to data stored in XtraDB. So in the same time you can access your data in SQL and […]

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Percona Training in London and Frankfurt

For those that missed it – last week we added training in Frankfurt and London to our website.  This includes our new Operations Training announced in September.
(While in Europe, we’d love to speak at your meetup group on Percona Server and/or MySQL Optimization.  If you’re a meetup organizer in London or Paris, please feel […]

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Percona Server 5.1.52-12.3

Percona Server version 5.1.52-12.3 is now available for download.
The main purpose of this release is to update the current Percona release candidate to the latest version of MySQL 5.1. The release also includes the HandlerSocket plugin, which provides NoSQL features in Percona Server.
Functionality Added or Changed

Percona Server 5.1.52-12.3 is now based on MySQL 5.1.52.
New […]

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Percona XtraBackup 1.5-Beta

Percona XtraBackup 1.5-Beta is now available for download.
This release adds additional functionality to Percona XtraBackup 1.4, the current general availability version of XtraBackup.
This is a beta release.
Functionality Added or Changed

Support for MySQL 5.5 databases has been implemented. (Yasufumi Kinoshita)
XtraBackup can now be built from the MySQL 5.1.52, MySQL 5.5.7, or Percona Server 5.1.53-12 code bases (fixes […]

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How well does your table fits in innodb buffer pool ?

Understanding how well your tables and indexes fit to buffer pool are often very helpful to understand why some queries are IO bound and others not – it may be because the tables and indexes they are accessing are not in cache, for example being washed away by other queries. MySQL Server does […]

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Using MySQL OPTIMIZE tables? For InnoDB? Stop!

Innodb/XtraDB tables do benefit from being reorganized often. You can get data physically laid out in primary key order as well as get better feel for primary key and index pages and so using less space, it is just MySQL OPTIMIZE TABLE might not be best way to do it. In this post, we’re going […]

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Speaking on San Francisco Meetup 14-Dec : What’s new in XtraDB/InnoDB-plugin 5.1+

Erin and Mike, organizers of SF Meetup generously invited me to talk on coming SF Meetup on Dec-14 about new features in InnoDB in MySQL 5.1 and 5.5 and, what is pay attention to, when you upgrade from MySQL 5.0.
Although I personally mostly in 5.1->5.5 upgrade area, Erin insured me that upgrade from MySQL […]

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Percona Server 5.1.52-rel11.6

Percona Server version 5.1.52-rel11.6 is now available for download.
The main purpose of this release is to update the current Percona stable release to the latest version of MySQL 5.1.
Functionality Added or Changed

 Percona Server 5.1.52-rel11.6 is now based on MySQL 5.1.52.
 New Features Added: None
 Other Changes: None

Bugs Fixed

Bug #671764 – innochecksum wasn’t distributed with RPM and […]

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