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Oracle MySQL resources, news, and support articles.

I’ll be presenting at Oracle OpenWorld next week


I will be presenting two sessions at MySQL Central @ Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco next Thursday (2nd Ocotber). I hope to see as many of you there as possible and I’ll be around after the session to continue answering any questions.

Three wishes for a new year

Another new year by Jewish calendar. What do I wish for the following year?

How to scale big data applications using MySQL sharding frameworks

This Wednesday I’ll be discussing two common types of big data: machine-generated data and user-generated content.

Should you migrate to Percona XtraDB Cluster?

Interest in Percona XtraDB Cluster / Galera has been high ever since we introduced the product in 2012.  I typically have a conversation about Galera and Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) at least once a week with a consulting customer who wants to know if it will be a good fit for their application.  Last week I gave a webinar entitled “Migrating to Percona XtraDB Cluster.”

MySQL upgrade best practices

MySQL upgrades are necessary tasks and we field a variety of questions here at Percona Support regarding MySQL upgrade best practices.

Managing big data? Say ‘hello’ to HP Vertica

Over the past few months, I’ve seen an increase in the following use case while working on performance and schema review engagements:I need to store exponentially increasing amounts of data and analyze all of it in real-time.

Syncing MySQL slave table with pt-online-schema-change

I recently encountered a situation in which after running Percona Toolkit’s pt-table-checksum on a customer system, 95% of the table on the MySQL master was different on the MySQL slave. Although this table was not a critical part of the infrastructure, from time to time, writes to the table from the master would break replication. Additionally, this table has about 6 million rows, and running pt-table-sync would take sometime.

zookeepercli: lightweight, powerful, controlled command line client for ZooKeeper

I'm happy to announce the availability of zookeepercli: a lightweight, simple, fast and controlled command line client for ZooKeeper.

zookeepercli allows for:

Percona Live London: Top Ten reasons to attend Nov. 3-4

Percona Live London 2014 is fast approaching – November is just around the corner. This year’s conference, November 3-4, will be even bigger and better than last year thanks to the participation of leading MySQL experts the world over (including you!).

Lightning Talks at MySQL Community Reception

Come dazzle us! Lightening talks will be part of the entertainment at the MySQL Community Reception Tuesday September 30th at 7:00 pm. (RSVP link for reception here). You do not need to be an Oracle Openworld or MySQL Central @ OpenWorld attendee to come to the reception but you do need to RSVP.

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