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How to Deal with Triggers in Your Mysql Database When Using Tungsten Replicator

Overview

Over the past few days we have been working with a number of customers on the best way to handle Triggers within their MySQL environment when combined with Tungsten Replicator. We looked at situations where Tungsten Replicator was either part of a Tungsten Clustering installation or a standalone replication pipeline.

This blog dives head first into the minefield of Triggers and Replication.

Summary and Recommendations

The conclusion was that there is no easy one-answer-fits-all solution – It really depends on the complexity of your environment and the amount of flexibility you have in being able to adjust. Our top level summary and recommendations are as follows:

If using Tungsten Clustering and you need to use Triggers:

  • Switch to …
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NDB Parallel Query, part 2

In part 1 we showed how NDB can parallelise a simple query with only a single
table involved. In this blog we will build on this and show how NDB can only
parallelise some parts of two-way join query. As example we will use Q12 in
DBT3:

SELECT
        l_shipmode,
        SUM(CASE
                WHEN o_orderpriority = '1-URGENT'
                        OR o_orderpriority = '2-HIGH'
                        THEN 1
                ELSE 0
        END) AS high_line_count,
        SUM(CASE
                WHEN o_orderpriority <> …

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FOSDEM MySQL, MariaDB and Friends 2020 Schedule

As always, the MySQL, MariaDB and Friends devroom received far more high-quality submissions than we could fit in. The committee, consisting of Marco Tusa (Percona), Kenny Gryp (MySQL), Vicențiu Ciorbaru (MariaDB Foundation), Matthias Crauwels (Pythian), Giuseppe Maxia (Community), Federico Razzoli (Community) and Øystein Grøvlen (Alibaba/Community) had the task of reducing 75 submissions into the final 17.

The following sessions were selected:

Session Speaker Start End
Welcome Frédéric Descamps and Ian Gilfillan 10h30 10h40
MySQL 8 vs MariaDB 10.4 Peter Zaitsev 10h40 11h00
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NDB Parallel Query, part 1

I will describe how NDB handles complex SQL queries in a number of
blogs. NDB has the ability to parallelise parts of join processing.
Ensuring that your queries makes best possible use of these
parallelisation features enables appplications to boost their
performance significantly. It will also be a good base to explain
any improvements we add to the query processing in NDB Cluster.

NDB was designed from the beginning for extremely efficient key lookups
and for extreme availability (less than 30 seconds of downtime per year
including time for software change, meta data changes and crashes).

Originally the model was single-threaded and optimised for 1-2 CPUs.
The execution model uses an architecture where messages are sent
between modules. This made it very straightforward to extend the
architecture to support multi-threaded execution when CPUs …

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Angular 9 CRUD Tutorial: Consume a Python/Django CRUD REST API

Angular 9 is in pre-release! Read about its new features in this article and how to update to the latest Angular version in this article.

You can also get our Angular 8 book for free or pay what you can.

This tutorial is designed for developers that want to use Angular 9 to build front-end apps for their back-end REST APIs. You can either use Python & Django as the backend or use JSON-Server to mock the API if you don't want to deal with Python. We'll be showing both ways in this tutorial.

Check out the other parts of this tutorial:

Adding Routing Building Navigation UI Using Angular Material 8

This tutorial deals with REST APIs and routing but you can also start with basic concepts by following this tutorial (part 1 and part 2) instead which you'll build a simple calculator.

If you would like to consume a third-party REST API instead of building your own API, make to check out this tutorial. …

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How to Save on AWS RDS MySQL Costs by Instance Right-sizing

Right-sizing database instances is the process of adjusting your database instances’ size to match the workload generated by the application. In most cases, the incentive to right-size your database instances will be to lower the cloud infrastructure’s costs, ideally without compromising on performance.

In this post we’ll guide you through how to analyze the instance’s used resources, in an effort to identify opportunities to save on your RDS costs.

How to identify memory related down-sizing opportunities

MySQL has a lot of “moving parts” which may contribute to the amount of memory it needs to operate efficiently. Just to list a few of the most impactful factors: fixed-size buffers (query cache, innodb buffer pool size), the database’s workload (query connections, query buffers), replication internals (replication connections, binary log caches) and more.

When looking for down-sizing opportunities, …

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Angular 9/8 Tutorial By Example: REST CRUD APIs & HTTP GET Requests with HttpClient

In this Angular 9 tutorial, we'll learn to build an Angular 9 CRUD example application going through all the required steps from creating/simulating a REST API, scaffolding a new project, setting up the essential APIs, and finally building and deploying your final application to the cloud.

We'll learn by example how to send GET requests with URL query strings and parameters and process HTTP responses from REST API servers in your Angular 9/8 application using Httplient for fetching and consuming JSON data, how to do error handling for HTTP errors using the RxJS throwError() and catchError() operators, how to retry failed HTTP requests in poor network connections and cancel pending requests using the RxJS retry() and takeUntil() operators, and finally how to deploy the application to Firebase hosting using the latest Angular 8.3+ features. We'll also see how to use Angular services and RxJS Observables, and learn how to set up Angular …

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MySQL Workbench now using Casmine for unit and integration testing

Starting with version 8.0.18 the MySQL Workbench source package finally ships also all our GPL unit and integration tests, which we are using internally to control code quality. For that we had first to replace our old, outdated testing framework by something new and more appropriate. We evaluated quite a few C++ testing frameworks but found them either not to be sufficient or difficult to use. Instead we had something in mind that comes close to the Jasmine framework which is widely used among JS developers. The way it hides all the boring test management details and the clear structure it uses, was quite an inspiration for us and we decided to develop our own testing framework modeled after that.

Casmine – C++17 BDD Testing Framework

Casmine is a C++ unit and integration testing …

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Percona Live 2020: Call For Papers

The Call For Papers (CFP) for Percona Live 2020 is now open!

Percona Live will be held in Austin, Texas from Monday, May 18 through Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at a new venue, the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center. The CFP is open for submissions from November 27, 2019, through January 13, 2020. We invite abstracts covering any and all aspects of open source databases, including on-premise, in the cloud, and across the multi-verse!

Hot Open Source Topics for 2020

All Open Source database themes are welcome, but these are our hot topics for 2020:

  • Success in the multi-verse: How to optimize performance, architecture, high-availability, replication, and more in a multi-cloud, multi-database environment.
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Webinar 12/5: Introduction to MySQL Query Tuning for DevOps

MySQL does its best to return requested bytes as fast as possible. However, it needs human help to identify what is important and should be accessed in the first place. Queries, written smartly, can significantly outperform automatically generated ones. Indexes and Optimizer statistics, not limited to the Histograms only, help increase the speed of the query.

Join Percona’s Principal Support Engineer for MySQL Sveta Smirnova on Thurs, Dec 5th from 10 to 11 am PST to learn how MySQL query performance can be improved through the utilization of Developer and DevOps tools. In addition, you’ll learn troubleshooting techniques to help identify and solve query performance issues.

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If you can’t attend, sign up …

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