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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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Tame Kubernetes with These Open-Source Tools

 | July 8, 2019 |  Posted In: DevOps, Kubernetes, Tools

Kubernetes’ popularity as the most-preferred open-source container-orchestration system has skyrocketed in the recent past. The overall container market is expected to cross USD 2.7 billion by 2020 with a CAGR of 40 percent.  Three orchestrators spearhead this upward trend, namely Kubernetes, Mesos, and Docker Swarm. However, referring to the graph below, Kubernetes clearly leads the […]

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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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Percona Live Presents: Gonymizer, A Tool to Anonymize Sensitive PostgreSQL Data Tables for Use in QA and Testing

 | May 17, 2019 |  Posted In: Events, Kubernetes, PostgreSQL

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SmithRX is a next generation pharmacy benefit platform that is using the latest technology to radically reshape the prescription benefit management industry. To move quickly, we require the ability to iterate and test new versions of our software using production like data without violating Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations. At Percona Live […]

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