In this post I describe the various steps that allowed me to reach 3.6 million queries per second on a single VM instance using MySQL 8.0 with the help of Dynimize.
It's not every day that you get to break a record. So when I discovered that you can now rent by the hour massive instances within Google Compute Cloud that support 224 virtual cores based on AMD EPYC 2 Rome processors, I had to jump at the opportunity to see what kind low hanging fruit might be out there. Low and behold I found it! Oracle's performance record for MySQL on a single server stands at 2.1M QPS without using Unix sockets, and 2.25M QPS with Unix sockets. Seeing that they published this 3 years ago on Broadwell based …[Read more]