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Exploring Metadata Locks with gdb - Double Checking the Initial Results

Some results in my initial post in this series led me to questions that I'll try to answer here. First of all, I noted that SELECT from a single table ended up with just one metadata lock request:

(gdb) b MDL_request::init
Breakpoint 1 at 0x648f13: file /usr/src/debug/percona-server-5.6.27-76.0/sql/mdl.cc, line 1266.
Breakpoint 2 at 0x648e70: file /usr/src/debug/percona-server-5.6.27-76.0/sql/mdl.cc, line 1245.
warning: Multiple breakpoints were set.
Use the "delete" command to delete unwanted breakpoints.
(gdb) c
Continuing.
[Switching to Thread 0x7ff224c9f700 (LWP 2017)]

Breakpoint 2, MDL_request::init (this=0x7ff1fbe425a8,
    mdl_namespace=MDL_key::TABLE, db_arg=0x7ff1fbe421c8 "test",

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Percona Server 5.7.10-1 first RC available

Percona is glad to announce the first release candidate of Percona Server 5.7.10-1 on December 14, 2015. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or from the Percona Software Repositories.

This release contains all the bug fixes from latest Percona Server 5.6 release (currently Percona Server 5.6.27-76.0).

New …

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Learnings from Swift becoming opensource

Swift is now opensource, and it’s interesting to see Craig Federighi talk about it. This is Apple doing right, considering FaceTime is long overdue to being an open standard. People are nitpicking on Apple’s Open Source tagline, but really, this is akin to nitpicking on Mark Zuckerberg donating 99% of his Facebook stock to his new limited liability corporation charity (key: don’t look a gift horse in the mouth).

Apple has chosen to put …

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Percona Server 5.6.27-76.0 is now available

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.6.27-76.0 on December 4, 2015. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or from the Percona Software Repositories.

Based on MySQL 5.6.27, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.6.27-76.0 is the current GA release in the Percona Server 5.6 series. Percona Server is open-source and free – …

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Percona Server 5.5.46-37.6 is now available


Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.5.46-37.6 on December 4, 2015. Based on MySQL 5.5.46, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.5.46-37.6 is now the current stable release in the 5.5 series.

Percona Server is open-source and free. Details of the release can be found in the 5.5.46-37.6 milestone on Launchpad. Downloads are available …

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Amazon Aurora in sysbench benchmarks

In my previous post Amazon Aurora – Looking Deeper, I promised benchmark results on Amazon Aurora.

There are already some results available from Amazon itself: https://d0.awsstatic.com/product-marketing/Aurora/RDS_Aurora_Performance_Assessment_Benchmarking_v1-2.pdf.

There are also some from Marco Tusa: http://www.tusacentral.net/joomla/index.php/mysql-blogs/175-aws-aurora-benchmarking-blast-or-splash.html.

Amazon used quite a small …

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Smallest MySQL Server in the World (under $60) which can even make you toast while fixing MySQL bug #2

Introduction
In my last blog post, Internet of Things, Messaging and MySQL, I have showed how to start your own Internet of Things with Particle Photon board. That implementation is great, but requires constant internet (wi-fi) access as the Particle Photon board does not have any local storage. If you do not have a reliable network access (i.e. in some remote places) or need something really small to store your data you can now use Intel Edison. I’ve even install MySQL on Edison, which makes it the smallest (in size) MySQL server in the world! Other options include:

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Ubuntu Online Summit: MySQL & Variants in 16.04

I personally have always enjoyed the Ubuntu Developer Summits (UDS), but nowadays they have been converted to the Ubuntu Online Summits (UOS). Attending them is not always convenient (timezone issues, might be travelling, etc.) so I watched the recorded video of a session I was interested in: MySQL & Variants in 16.04.

My key takeaways

  1. Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus is an LTS release.
  2. The term “cross-grade” is used a lot (it is not about downgrading/upgrading, but being able to use MySQL or MariaDB or Percona Server interchangeably)
  3. It would be nice to see MySQL 5.7 in this release (for Xenial as well as Debian Stretch). From Oracle there is a new packager taking over the task (Lars)
  4. MySQL 5.5 is still the default in Debian, and there needs to be upgrades tested between 5.5 to 5.7 (it …
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Rackspace Cloud High Availability Databases for MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Server

Continuing on with the cloud theme, I think its worth noting that since mid-2014, Rackspace has offered MariaDB (as well as MySQL and Percona Server) in the cloud, as part of their Cloud Databases offering. It’s powered by OpenStack.

Now there is an additional “High Availability instance” being offered — this gives you up to two replicas per database instance, you have the ability to load balance reads across all replicas (pretty standard), but the cool thing to try out: failover is automatic. …

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Percona Server 5.6.27-75.0 is now available

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.6.27-75.0 on November 5, 2015. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or from the Percona Software Repositories.

Based on MySQL 5.6.27, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.6.27-75.0 is the current GA release in the Percona Server 5.6 series. Percona Server is open-source and free – …

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