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MySQL Feed

Oracle MySQL resources, news, and support articles.

Discover the latest MySQL Cluster Developments – Upcoming webinar

On Thursday 17th July I’ll be hosting a webinar which explains what MySQL Clusrter is, what it can deliver and what the latest developments are.

MySQL Cluster 7.3.6 Released


The binary and source versions of MySQL Cluster 7.3.6 have now been made available at http://www.mysql.com/downloads/cluster/.

Managing shards of MySQL databases with MySQL Fabric

This is the fourth post in our MySQL Fabric series. In case you’re joining us now, we started with an introductory post, and then discussed High Availability (HA) using MySQL Fabric here (Part 1) and here (Part 2).

North Texas MySQL Users Group Meeting RSVP

Please RSVP for next Monday’s North Texas MySQL Users Group Meeting so we will know how much pizza to order.

MYSQL Tuning Trick for Queries and Server Tuning
Monday July 14th 6PM!

Event is free to the public. Newbies welcome!

Presented By: Dave Stokes, MySQL Community Manager North America, Oracle Corporation

Plus meet Oracle Ace, Oracle MySQL Ace, and IOUG Big Shot George Trujillo who has recently moved to DFW.

Percona Toolkit 2.2.9 is now available

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Toolkit 2.2.9 on July 10, 2014 (downloads are available here and from the

TokuDB gotchas: slow INFORMATION_SCHEMA TABLES

We are using Percona Server + TokuDB engine extensively in Percona Cloud Tools and getting real usage operational experience with this engine. So I want to share some findings we came across, in hope it may help someone in their work with TokuDB.

Check for MySQL slave lag with Percona Toolkit plugin for Tungsten Replicator

A while back, I made some changes to the plugin interface for pt-online-schema-change which allows custom replication checks to be written. As I was adding this functionality, I also added the --plugin option to pt-table-checksum.

TIMESTAMP Columns, Amazon RDS 5.6, and You

This comes from an issue that I worked on recently, wherein a customer reported that their application was working fine under stock MySQL 5.6 but producing erroneous results when they tried running it on Amazon RDS 5.6. They had a table which, on the working server, contained two TIMESTAMP columns, one which defaulted to CURRENT_TIMESTAMP and the other which defaulted to ’0000-00-00 00:00:00′, like so:

Looking out for max values in integer-based columns in MySQL

Yay! My first blog post! As long as at least 1 person finds it useful, I’ve done my job.

Failover with the MySQL Utilities: Part 2 – mysqlfailover

In the previous post of this series we saw how you could use mysqlrpladmin to perform manual failover/switchover when GTID replication is enabled in MySQL 5.6.

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