Mark Callaghan at facebook tested the test release of MySQL 5.6.3 and he has found some performance improvement with InoDB feature. Read below...
Mark tried two of the previews for MySQL 5.6.3 at http://labs.mysql.com/. His first attempt with the multi-threaded slave preview was not successful. Parallel apply on the slave is serial when the master does not also run 5.6.3. He said (I hope this changes as a typical upgrade is first done on the slave.)
He was more successful with the InnoDB features preview. A few more mutex contention bottlenecks were removed in it and he wanted to compare the peak row update rate between it and MySQL 5.1.52. he [Read more...]
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