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Stewart is speaking at OSDC 2013 in Auckland!
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I’ll be speaking at the upcoming Open Source Developers Conference (OSDC 2013) in Auckland, New Zealand! It’s on October 21st-23rd and you should go here right now and register. I’m giving two talks at OSDC this year:

  • MySQL in the cloud, As A Service (Monday 21st, 12:00pm)
    There is no one magic solution to having MySQL As A Service work well, it’s a lot of small moving parts and options that need to be set, monitored and configured. We may wish it was different, or look at other database technologies, but there
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Percona Server 5.6 Webinar follow-up and Q&A
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Good news everyone! I recently presented a webinar: Percona Server 5.6: Enterprise Grade MySQL. It was also recorded so you can watch along or view the slide deck. As with all my talks, I am not simply reading the slides so it really is worth to listen to the audio rather than just glance through the slide deck.

There were a number of great questions asked which I’ll answer below:

Q: How does Stewart feel about this version of 5.6 taking into consideration “Stewart’s .20 rule?” (ref 2013 Percona Live Conference).

A: For those who aren’t familiar with it, I have a rule which I call “Stewart’s dot twenty rule” which I’ve posted a few times about on

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Let’s talk about Percona Server 5.6: Enterprise Grade MySQL (webinar)
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The new Percona Server 5.6 is the most manageable, highest performance, and most scalable version of MySQL available. Percona Server 5.6 is the best open source MySQL choice for enterprise-grade applications because it combines new features with the best features of Percona Server 5.5 and MySQL 5.6 to provide unparalleled performance.

Join me tomorrow as I explain how Percona Server 5.6 takes MySQL performance to new heights. In this webinar, aptly titled “

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Growth of Percona software releases
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It was once said that “real artists ship.” In looking over the history of Percona software releases, we are currently shipping more software than ever before.

First, let’s look at Percona Server. Let’s look at all major versions: 5.1, 5.5 and 5.6 as well as the total for each year. The estimate for 2013 comes from assuming the second half of 2013 is similar to the first half.

Percona Server releases per year

In 2011, when Percona Server 5.5 came along, we see a sharp reduction in Percona Server 5.1 releases (remember that there’s at least one Percona Server 5.1 release for each Oracle MySQL 5.1 release, and this reduction is likely a reflection of the reduction of

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An Ubuntu PPA of daily builds of Percona XtraBackup
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Run Ubuntu and want to try new features of Percona XtraBackup? Well, now you can. We have a Personal Package Archive (PPA) percona-daily/percona-xtrabackup. Every time code is pushed to our main source code repository, the PPA is updated.

We are currently building for Ubuntu lucid (10.04LTS), Precise (12.04), Quantal (12.10) and Raring (13.04).

To add the repository to your Ubuntu system, simply run:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:percona-daily/percona-xtrabackup

You will now have daily builds of Percona XtraBackup available to install.

Currently, we are in the process of working on the 2.1.4 release. The daily builds currently include some code that is destined

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Getting Started Using NDB on MySQL University
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We haven’t had a MySQL University session in a while (a semi-spring break?), but tomorrow’s session (May 8) should be real interesting. MySQL Cluster (http://www.mysql.com/products/database/cluster/) developer, Stewart Smith, will host a session titled Getting Started Using NDB. It will happen on May 8, at 13:00 UTC.

One of the most common queries I receive is from people wanting to install or get started with NDB usage (ok, strictly speaking, they want to “cluster” MySQL, and I’m happy Stewart is using the word “NDB” which refers to the storage engine). All in all, it should be a great session, so I encourage

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