Laurynas Biveinis

Percona Server Lead, Percona

Laurynas joined Percona in 2011 as a member of the Percona Server, Percona XtraDB and Percona XtraBackup development group. Before coming to Percona, Laurynas was a PhD student at Aalborg University, in Denmark, where he did research on physical database indexes.


We will describe the inner workings of XtraDB 5.6 from the performance point of view. We will focus on the new-in-XtraDB algorithms developed by Percona for performance, supported by experimental data. We will also discuss our motivation for making these and not other changes. Thus, we will talk about the XtraDB priority locking framework, InnoDB 5.6 flushing... [read more]
Discuss all topics related to Percona Server and Percona XtraBackup with members of the development team.
Percona Server 5.6 has now been GA for over six months and it has proven to be a real game changer for us. The release of Percona Server 5.6 (our enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL) not only provides stability and performance but also provides key features only available in Oracle’s MySQL 5.6 Enterprise Edition.
This session will describe the fast incremental backup feature, that is available in Percona XtraBackup when used with Percona Server. Regular incremental backups necessitate full data file scans, constraining the backup frequency/scheduling. To support fast incremental backups, Percona Server has implemented a feature--redo log tracking--that writes out changed... [read more]