Tag - Yves Trudeau

Q&A: High availability when using MySQL in the cloud

Last week I hosted a webinar on using MySQL in the cloud for High Availability (HA) alongside 451 Research analyst Jason Stamper. You can watch the recording and also download the slides (free) here. Just click the “Register” button at the end of that page.
We had several excellent questions and we didn’t have time […]

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Update on the InnoDB double-write buffer and EXT4 transactions

IMPORTANT: DON’T TRY THIS IN PRODUCTION. As demonstrated by Marko (see comments), it may corrupt your data.
In a post, written a few months ago, I found that using EXT4 transactions with the “data=journal” mount option, improves the write performance significantly, by 55%, without putting data at risk. Many people commented on the post mentioning […]

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MaxScale: A new tool to solve your MySQL scalability problems

Ever since MySQL replication has existed, people have dreamed of a good solution to automatically split read from write operations, sending the writes to the MySQL master and load balancing the reads over a set of MySQL slaves. While if at first it seems easy to solve, the reality is far more complex.
First, the […]

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Percona submits 7 talks for Vancouver OpenStack Summit (voting ends Feb. 23)

Percona has submitted seven talks for the next Voting ends February 23, and if you aren’t already an OpenStack Foundation member (required to vote), you can join now for free MySQL and OpenStack Deep Dive
Speakers: Peter Boros, Jay Pipes (Mirantis)
MySQL on Ceph Storage: Exploring Design, Challenges and Benefits
Speakers: Yves Trudeau, Kyle Bader (Red Hat)
Smart MySQL […]

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OpenStack: A MySQL DBA Perspective – Sept. 17 webinar

OpenStack: A MySQL DBA Perspective
I’ll have the pleasure to present, next Wednesday, September 17 at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT) a webinar titled “OpenStack: A MySQL DBA Perspective.” Everyone is invited.
The webinar will be divided into two parts. The first part will cover how MySQL can be used by the OpenStack infrastructure including […]

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