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Some Notes on MariaDB system-versioned Tables

 | December 14, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MySQL

mariadb system-versioned tables

As mentioned in a previous post, I gave a talk at Percona Live Europe 2018 about system-versioned tables. This is a new MariaDB 10.3 feature, which consists of preserving old versions of a table rows. Each version has two timestamps that indicate the start (INSERT,UPDATE) of the validity of that version, and its end (DELETE, […]

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Percona Live Europe Presents: MariaDB System-Versioned Tables

 | October 17, 2018 |  Posted In: Events, MariaDB, MySQL

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System-versioned tables, or temporal tables, are a typical feature of proprietary database management systems like DB2, Oracle and SQL Server. They also appeared at some point in PostgreSQL, but only as an extension; and also in CockroachDB, but in a somewhat limited fashion. The MariaDB® implementation is the first appearance of temporal tables in the MySQL […]

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Percona Live Europe Tutorial: Query Optimization and TLS at Large Scale

 | October 15, 2018 |  Posted In: Events, MariaDB, MySQL, Open Source Databases

For Percona Live Europe this year, I got accepted a workshop on query optimization and a 50-minute talk covering TLS for MySQL at Large Scale, talking about our experiences at the Wikimedia Foundation. Workshop The 3-hour workshop on Monday, titled Query Optimization with MySQL 8.0 and MariaDB 10.3: The Basics is a beginners’ tutorial–though dense […]

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Generating Identifiers – from AUTO_INCREMENT to Sequence

 | October 12, 2018 |  Posted In: Entry Level, MariaDB, MySQL, Tools

generating complex sequences

There are a number of options for generating ID values for your tables. In this post, Alexey Mikotkin of Devart explores your choices for generating identifiers with a look at auto_increment, triggers, UUID and sequences. AUTO_INCREMENT Frequently, we happen to need to fill tables with unique identifiers. Naturally, the first example of such identifiers is […]

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