I think it is often confusing to compare upstream MySQL and Percona Server for MySQL, and some helpful information can be found in the introductory notes. But what does that really mean for an ordinary DBA, especially if none of the known big extra features are important in a particular use case?
In this article, I would like to start a series of short blog posts highlighting small, often less known, but potentially useful features, available in Percona Server for MySQL. Let’s start with a relatively new feature.
Limit the disk space used by binary logs problem
Historically, dealing with binary logs and the disk space used by them was quite challenging. The only thing that let you control this is the …[Read more]