5.6 has redefined MySQL performance and usability. Some great talks at the
title="Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo" href="http://www.percona.com/live/mysql-conference-2013/" target="_blank">Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo will provide insight into the new features and benefits of this major release. The conference is April 22-25, 2013 at the Santa Clara Convention Center and Hyatt Santa Clara.
class="alignright size-full wp-image-12668" alt="Percona XtraBackup" src="http://www.mysqlperformanceblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Percona_XtraBackup.jpg" width="229" height="87" />Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.1.0 for MySQL alpha on April 2, 2013. Downloads are available from our download site
This post describes MySQL 5.6 performance for a workload that is update-only and single-threaded. My previous post was for a read-only workload. I think there is a performance regression in MySQL 5.6 for a workload dominated by fast queries even when the performance schema is disabled. I filed bug 68825 for this. Hopefully my next post will identify the sources of that regression.
LinkBench is a benchmark that models the social graph OLTP workload at a busy social networking site. It is implemented for MySQL but there is abstraction layer so it should be possible to implement drivers for other products like HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB and Postgres. This has been a long running project that was finished by an awesome intern. I am happy to share the announcement and source code.
Do not forget the Call for Papers for MySQL Connect ends in less than two weeks!
The Call for Papers is now open, and will be running until April 12. We highly encourage MySQL users, customers, partners and community members to submit session proposals now.
MySQL Connect represents a unique opportunity to learn about the latest features of the best MySQL product releases ever, discuss product roadmaps, and connect directly with the engineers driving MySQL innovation.
class="alignright" alt="" src="http://www.percona.com/static/images/percona-live-mce-logo-black.png" width="240" height="107" />As is typical at the beginning of every April, many of us who submitted talks to the
href="http://www.percona.com/live/mysql-conference-2013/" target="_blank">Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo are wondering why we submitted so many. I had 3 official talks selected, including one that is a 6-hour tutorial, as well as a BoF. Here’s the highlights: