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MySQL at Oracle Open World 2016

MySQL is a growing presence at Oracle Open World. While most of the headlines belong to the main products, where Oracle services are aiming at world domination, MySQL shared the spotlight, as it was announced to be part of Oracle database cloud. It seems a logical move for Oracle: after all the effort to make MySQL 5.7 the biggest release ever, it stands to reason that it is offered as a competitive feature in its own database as a service.

With this offer, Oracle is applying enterprise pricing and methodologies to a target of emerging companies. MySQL in the Oracle cloud differs from the competition by a few key points:

  • It's only MySQL 5.7. While this is the most advanced MySQL server …
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MySQL team: make it easy to give you feedback!

There was a bold announcement during the MySQL Keynote at Oracle Open World. A new product that will mix up with the existing GA server, called MySQL InnoDB Cluster. This is an evolution of MySQL group replication, which has been in the labs for long time, and the MySQL shell, which was introduced as a side feature last April. The boldness I mentioned before is on account of wanting to add to a GA server something that was defined as release candidate despite never having been out of the labs. The product is interesting as it promises to be a quick and painless cluster deployment, with built-in high availability and scalability.

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Working Around MySQL Cluster Push Down Limitations Using Subqueries

I worked on an issue last recently where a query was too slow when executed in MySQL Cluster. The issue was that Cluster has some restrictions when it comes to push down conditions.

As an example of this, consider the following query using the employees sample database. The query takes a look at the average salary based on how many years the employee has been with the company. As the latest hire date in the database is in January 2000, the query uses 1 February 2000 as the reference date.

Initially the query performs like (performance is with two data nodes and all nodes in the same virtual machine on a laptop, so the timings are not necessarily representative of a production system, though the improvements should be repeatable):

mysql> SELECT FLOOR(DATEDIFF('2000-02-01', hire_date)/365) AS LengthOfService,
              COUNT(DISTINCT employees.emp_no) AS NoEmployees, AVG(salary) AS AvgSalary
         FROM salaries …
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Building MariaDB 10.1.x and Galera from Source for Multiple Node Cluster Testing Setup

How to Deploy a Cluster

 

In this blog post I will talk about how to deploy a cluster, the methods I tried and my solution to resolving the prerequisites problem.

I’m fairly new to the big data field. Learning about Hadoop, I kept hearing the term “clusters”, deploying a cluster, and installing some services on namenode, some on datanode and so on. I also heard about Cloudera manager which helps me to deploy services on my cluster, so I set up a VM and followed several tutorials including the Cloudera documentation to install cloudera manager. However, every time I reached the “cluster installation” step my installation failed. I later found out that there are several prerequisites for a Cloudera Manager Installation, which was the reason for the failure to install.

 

Deploy a Cluster

Though I discuss 3 other methods in detail, ultimately I recommend method …

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Slides of HOL3348 on Getting started with MySQL Cluster

Hi!

Thanks everyone who attended the hands-on lab session on MySQL Cluster at Oracle OpenWorld today.

The following are the links for the slides, the HOL instructions, and the HOL extra instructions.

Will try to summarize the HOL session below.

Aim of the HOL was to help attendees to familiarize with MySQL Cluster. In particular, by:

  1. Learning the basics of MySQL Cluster Architecture
  2. Learning the basics of MySQL Cluster Configuration and Administration
  3. Learning how to start a new Cluster for evaluation purposes and how …
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MySQL Cluster at Oracle OpenWorld 2015

It's Oracle OpenWorld time, and MySQL Cluster will be in San Francisco again along with the rest of the MySQL team. 

The session agenda is online, but can be tricky to navigate given the breadth of the conference, but it's possible to narrow down to those sessions in the MySQL track.

From a MySQL Cluster perspective, there two conference sessions from the Cluster development team, a Hands-On Lab from our Cluster Support team and most …

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Getting Started with MySQL Cluster - Hands-on Lab (HOL) - Oracle Open World (OOW) - October 29th

Hi!

I'm speaking at Oracle Open World this October 29th (Thursday). My Session is a hands-on lab session: HOL3348 on MySQL Cluster.

If you are interested in familiarize a bit with MySQL Cluster this is definitely a session for you.


I will start by briefly introducing MySQL Cluster and its Architecture.

Then I will guide you through the needed steps to:

  • Install a local MySQL Cluster
  • Start MySQL Cluster
  • Connect to MySQL Cluster (using the command line)
  • Ways to monitor MySQL Cluster
  • Safe shutdown of MySQL Cluster

We will have a chance to see which are the most common commands and operations used in MySQL Cluster Administration.

If there is …

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Log Buffer #426: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer edition transcends beyond ordinary and loop in few of the very good blog posts from Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL.


Oracle:

  • Variable selection also known as feature or attribute selection is an important technique for data mining and predictive analytics.
  • The Oracle Utilities SDK V4.3.0.0.2 has been released and is available from My Oracle Support for download.
  • This article provides a high level list of the new features that exist in HFM 11.1.2.4 and details the changes/differences between HFM 11.1.2.4 and previous releases.
  • In recent …
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FOSDEM 2015 – SQL & NoSQL Presentation

Last weekend I got to present to the MySQL Developers Room at FOSDEM in Brussels.

The subject of my presentation was NoSQL and SQL the best of both worlds

There’s a lot of excitement around NoSQL Data Stores with the promise of simple access patterns, flexible schemas, scalability and High Availability. The downside comes in the form of losing ACID transactions, consistency, flexible queries and data integrity checks. What if you could have the best of both worlds? This session shows how MySQL Cluster provides simultaneous SQL and native NoSQL access to your data – whether a simple key-value API (Memcached), REST, JavaScript, Java or C++. You will hear how the MySQL Cluster architecture delivers in-memory real-time performance, 99.999% availability, on-line maintenance and linear, horizontal scalability …

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