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Percona, in collaboration with Facebook, is proud to announce the first experimental release of MyRocks in Percona Server for MySQL 5.7, with packages.
Now in September 2017, we are pleased to announce the first full experimental release of MyRocks with packages for Percona Server for MySQL …[Read more]
“To be competitive with non-open-source cloud deployment options, open source databases need to invest in “ease-of-use.” There is no tolerance for complexity in many development teams as we move to “ops-less” deployment models.” –Peter Zaitsev
I have interviewed Peter Zaitsev, Co-Founder
and CEO of Percona.
In this interview, Peter talks about the Open Source Databases market; the Cloud; the scalability challenges at Facebook; compares MySQL, MariaDB, and MongoDB; and presents Percona’s contribution to the MySQL and MongoDB ecosystems.
Q1. What are the main technical challenges in obtaining application scaling?
Peter Zaitsev: When it comes to scaling, there are different types. There is a Facebook/Google/Alibaba/Amazon scale: these …[Read more]
Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Have you registered for Percona Live Europe Dublin? We’ve more or less finalized the schedule, and the conference grid looks 100% full. We’re four weeks away, so I suggest you register ASAP!
I should also mention that no event can be pulled off without sponsors, so thank you sponsors of Percona Live Europe 2017. I sincerely hope to see more sign up. Feel free to ask me more about it, or just check out our sponsor prospectus.…[Read more]
Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.19-17 on August 31, 2017. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository.
Based on MySQL 5.7.19, and including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL …[Read more]
Welcome to a new weekly column on the Percona blog. My name is Colin Charles, Percona Chief Evangelist, and I have been involved in MySQL, MariaDB Server and the open source community for over a decade. Now I am at Percona, and this is my weekly column.
When you start a column, you have ask yourself what you’ll be writing about. Keeping the focus on the reader is what’s crucial. With this in mind, I plan to cover happenings, pointers and maybe even musings in this column. It’s August, and while many are away on summer vacations, there’s still plenty happening in the database world. So maybe this will be a little like the now-defunct, Weekly MySQL News. It will be broader than just MySQL, however, and focus on open source databases (after all, Percona’s mission is to …[Read more]
In my last post about big MySQL deployments, I am quickly mentioning that InnoDB compression is allowing dividing disk usage by about 4.3 on a 200+ TiB dataset. In this post, I will give more information about this specific use case of InnoDB table compression and I will share some statistics and learnings on this system and subject. Note that I am not covering InnoDB page compression which is
Kristian Nielsen is working on a new feature for MariaDB 10.3 and he published very interesting results. This feature is MDEV-12179: Per-engine mysql.gtid_slave_pos tables. He writes about replicating twice as fast in the worst case when using two storage engines (InnoDB and MariaRocks in his tests, but could also be InnoDB and TokuDB or TokuDB and MyRocks). I will let you read all the details
The slides and videos from the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 are available for viewing and download. The videos and slides cover the keynotes, breakout sessions and MySQL and MongoDB 101 sessions.
To view slides, go to the Percona Live agenda, and select the talk you want slides for from the schedule, and click through to the talk web page. The slides are available below the talk description. There is also a page with all the slides that is searchable by topic, talk title, speaker, company or keywords.
To view videos, go to the …[Read more]
Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.18-14 on May 12, 2017. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository.
Based on MySQL 5.7.18, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.18-14 is the current GA release in the Percona Server for MySQL 5.7 series. Percona’s …[Read more]
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