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Oracle MySQL resources, news, and support articles.

Benchmarks of new innodb_flush_neighbor_pages

In our recent release of Percona Server 5.5.19 we introduced new value for innodb_flush_neighbor_pages=cont.
This way we are trying to deal with the problem of InnoDB flushing.

Percona XtraDB Cluster Feature 1: High Availability

There and in coming posts I am going to cover main features of Percona XtraDB Cluster. The first feature is High Availability.

Free webinar Wednesday: verifying replication integrity

Join me Wednesday for a free webinar on using the new Percona Toolkit v2.0.3 to verify replication integrity. If you’re not familiar with this topic, it’s one of those must-do things that no one officially tells you is necessary with MySQL. The new tools in Percona Toolkit 2.0.3 make it much easier and less complicated — and safer — than before. Well worth an hour of your time.

Organize to resist SOPA in DC

If you’re in the DC area, there’s an emergency meeting of the DC Tech Meetup to get involved in advocating against SOPA and PIPA legislation.

If you can’t make it in person, you can use the EFF’s online form to write your representatives about SOPA and PIPA.

Why is searching the manual so hard

As a consultant I often use the MySQL Reference Manual to provide additional information for clients. I am very happy to recognize the quality of the content in the MySQL documentation, but why is the searching of the manual so, so bad?

Announcing Percona Server 5.5.19-24.0

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.5.19-24.0 on January 13th, 2012 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories).

Presentation: OpenStack QA – Walkthrough of Processes, Tools and Code

Last night I gave a short webinar to some folks about the basics of contributing to the Tempest project, which is the OpenStack integration test suite. It was the first time I’d used Google Docs to create and give a presentation and I must say I was really impressed with the ease-of-use of Google Docs Presentation. Well done, Google.

High Performance MySQL Third Edition pre-order available

You can pre-order the new edition of High Performance MySQL now on Amazon or via O’Reilly’s website.

Create 3 nodes XtraDB Cluster in 3 minutes

I understand that the new technology can be scaring and this makes entry barriers to try and get familiar with it.
That’s why I created simple set of scripts which setup N nodes cluster on running EC2 instances.

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