Testing functionalities and options for a database can be challenging at times, as a live production environment might be required. As I was looking for different options, I was directed by Derek Downey to this post in the Percona blog.
The blog discussed an interesting and fun tool from Percona, tpcc-mysql. I was interested in testing the tool so I decided to play around with it in an AWS EC2 server.
In this post I will expand on the Percona blog post, since the tool lacks documentation, as well as explain how I used it to create a MySQL Benchmark in AWS.
There are various reasons why tpcc-mysql could be a good …[Read more]