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How To Contribute to PMM Documentation

 | January 28, 2020 |  Posted In: Open Source Databases, Tools

We’d love to see more contributions towards the development and improvement of Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM), one of Percona’s most valued projects. Like all of Percona’s software, PMM is free and open-source. An area where we’d dearly love to see some community provided enhancement is in its documentation. In future blog posts, we’ll provide […]

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Disk of Yesteryear Compared to Today’s SSD Drives

 | January 17, 2020 |  Posted In: MySQL, Open Source Databases, Percona Server for MySQL

In my last blog post I showed you how to get the entire Percona “Stack” up and running on a Raspberry Pi. This time around, I would like to show the impact on performance between using an SSD hard disk and a standard hard disk. Disk performance is a key factor in Percona Server for MySQL […]

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Impact of innodb_file_per_table Option On Crash Recovery Time

 | July 23, 2019 |  Posted In: MySQL, Open Source Databases

Starting at version MySQL5.6+ by default innodb_file_per_table is enabled and all data is stored in separate tablespaces. It provides some advantages. I will highlight some of them: You can reclaim disk space when truncating or dropping a table stored in a file-per-table tablespace. Truncating or dropping tables stored in the shared system tablespace creates free space internally […]

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Percona Live Presents: Globalizing Player Accounts with MySQL at Riot Games

 | May 28, 2019 |  Posted In: Events, MySQL, Open Source Databases

During my presentation at Percona Live 2019, I’ll be talking about how Riot Games, the company behind League of Legends, migrated hundreds of millions of player accounts to unlock opportunities for us to delight players. This meant moving ten geographically distributed databases into a single global database replicated into four AWS regions. I’ll talk about […]

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