With the upcoming release of MySQL 5.7 I begin to see a problem which I think needs attention at least for 5.8 or whatever comes next. The GA release cycle is too long, being about 2 years and that means 3 years between upgrades in a production environment More people use MySQL and the data … Continue reading Making MySQL Better More Quickly
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Note: This post is part 2 of 4 on building
our training workshop.
Last week I talked about why you don't want to shard. This week I'm following up with the top 10 enhancements that XtraDB has over the built-in InnoDB included in MySQL 5.0 and 5.1. Building this list was not really a scientific process - It's always difficult to say which feature is better than another, because a lot of it depends on the individual workload. My ranking method was to pick the features that have the highest impact and are most applicable to all workloads first:
- CPU scalability fixes - XtraDB improves performance on systems with multi-cpus (see docs …