I am happy to announce Yasufumi Kinoshita joins our team as
Performance Engineer. Yasufumi is known as InnoDB hacking expert,
and there is bunch of patches he made we include in our releases:
innodb buffer pool scalability fix, innodb rw_lock fix, control
InnoDB IO etc. Actually there is one more patch -
"adaptive flush" in InnoDB, which makes flushing process more uniform and predictable. Yasufumi will post about this patch soon.
Yasufumi also had talk on MySQL Conference & Expo 2007
InnoDB Performance Potential in High-end Environments
Yasufumi's primary tasks as you can guess will be InnoDB performance and scalability fixes, InnoDB improvements and related question, however we are not going to restrict his activity only to InnoDB area but for all MySQL related problems.
So expect more and better patches in …[Read more]