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Oracle MySQL resources, news, and support articles.

MySQL Replication: ‘Got fatal error 1236′ causes and cures

MySQL replication is a core process for maintaining multiple copies of data – and replication is a very important aspect in database administration.

Percona Server 5.6.21-69.0 is now available

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.6.21-69.0 on October 7, 2014.

MySQL ring replication: Why it is a bad option

I’ve recently worked with customers using replication rings with 4+ servers; several servers accepting writes. The idea behind this design is always the same: by having multiple servers, you get high availability and by having multiple writer nodes, you get write scalability. Alas, this is simply not true. Here is why.

Percona XtraBackup 2.2.5 now available (free MySQL hot backup software)

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.2.5 on October 2, 2014.

SQL/NoSQL and MySQL Cluster 7.4 Presentations now available

My 2 sessions from 2014’s MySQL Central at Oracle OpenWorld are now available:

HAProxy: Give me some logs on CentOS 6.5!

HAProxy is frequently used as a load-balancer in front of a Galera cluster. While diagnosing an issue with HAProxy configuration, I realized that logging doesn’t work out of the box on CentOS 6.5. Here is a simple recipe to fix the issue.If you look at the top of /etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg, you will see something like:

My NoSQL/SQL and MySQL Cluster sessions at Oracle OpenWorld

I have 2 sessions at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco this Thursday (2nd October 2014); please come along if your in town and feel free to grab me after the sessions for any extra questions:
NoSQL and SQL: The Best of Both Worlds [CON2853]
Thursday, Oct 2, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM – Moscone South – 252

Percona Toolkit 2.2.11 for MySQL is now available

Percona is pleased to announce the availability of Percona Toolkit 2.2.11.  Released on Sept.

So, What is the Core of OpenStack?

In a conversation on Twitter, Lydia Leong stated something that I’ve heard from a number of industry folks and OpenStack insiders alike:

The core needs to be small, rock-solid stable, and readily extensible.

I responded:

Depends on what you mean by “core” :) I think that term has been abused.

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