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MongoDB Community Open House: June 1 in NYC

If you can make it to Manhattan next Monday, please join me at the MongoDB Community Open House. The June 1 event is free and open to all. It runs from 3:30-6:30 p.m. just across the road from MongoDB World. The MongoDB Community Open...Show More Summary

Percona XtraBackup 2.2.11 is now available

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.2.11 on May 28, 2015. Downloads are available from our download site or Percona Software Repositories. Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries,...Show More Summary

A Toolkit to Measure Basic System Performance and OS Jitter

Jean Dagenais published a great response on a mechanical-sympathy thread to Gil Tene's article, The Black Magic Of Systematically Reducing Linux OS Jitter. It's full of helpful tools for tracking down jitter problems. I apologize for the incomplete attribution. Show More Summary

MySQL 5.7 key features

The other day I was discussing new features of MySQL 5.7 with a Percona Support customer. After that conversation, I thought it would be a good idea to compile list of important features of MySQL 5.7. The latest MySQL 5.7.6 release candidate (RC) is out and is packed with nice features. Show More Summary

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Storing time-series data with MongoDB and TokuMX

Storing time-series data is a frequent pattern for databases – be it for logs or for any kind of monitoring. Such data has the following properties: records are inserted but also never updated, the insertion rate can be high and records are likely to expire after some time. Show More Summary

Appknox Architecture - Making the Switch from AWS to the Google Cloud

This is a guest post by dhilipsiva, Full-Stack & DevOps Engineer at Appknox. Appknox helps detect and fix security loopholes in mobile applications. Securing your app is as simple as submitting your store link. We upload your app, scan for security vulnerabilities, and report the results. What's notable about our stack: Modular Design. Show More Summary

MongoDB / TokuMX plugin for LinkBench (Part 1)

“There’s no benchmark for how life’s “supposed” to happen. There is no ideal world for you to wait around for. The world is always just what it is now, it’s up to you how you respond to it.” ? Isaac Marion, Warm Bodies At one time or another, most of us have heard some version […] The post MongoDB / TokuMX plugin for LinkBench (Part 1) appeared first on MySQL Performance Blog.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For May 22nd, 2015

Hey, it's HighScalability time: Where is the World Brain? San Fernando marshes in Spain (by Cristobal Serrano) 569TB: 500px total data transfer per month; 82% faster: elite athletes' brains; billions and millions: Facebook's graph store...Show More Summary

Percona XtraBackup 2.3.1-beta1 is now available

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.3.1-beta1 on May 20th 2015. Downloads are available from our download site here. This BETA release, will be available in Debian testing and CentOS testing repositories. This is an BETA quality release and it is not intended for production. Show More Summary

Database Scaling Redefined: Scaling Demanding Queries, High Velocity Data Modifications and Fast Indexing All At Once for Big Data

This is a guest post by Cihan Biyikoglu, Director of Product Management at Couchbase. Question: A few million people are out looking for a setup to efficiently live and interact. What is the most optimized architecture they can use? Build...Show More Summary

More Cores or Higher Clock Speed?

This is a little quiz (could be a discussion). I know what we tend to prefer (and why), but we’re interested in hearing additional and other opinions! Given the way MySQL/MariaDB is architected, what would you prefer to see in a new server, more cores or higher clock speed? (presuming other factors such as CPU … Continue reading More Cores or Higher Clock Speed? ?

Paper: FlashGraph: Processing Billion-Node Graphs on an Array of Commodity SSDs

It's amazing what you can accomplish these days on a single machine using SSDs and smart design. In the paper FlashGraph: Processing Billion-Node Graphs on an Array of Commodity SSDs they: demonstrate that FlashGraph is able to process...Show More Summary

Like my MySQL QA series? Here’s how to record your own!

Whilst not directly related to MySQL, it may be helpful to post (and open source at the same time) the HD screen recording/screencast template I’ve been using to create the MySQL QA series. If you’ve never recorded a screencast before,...Show More Summary

Percona security update: oCERT and SSL improvements

We have recently become a member of oCERT to aid in allowing responsible disclosure for Percona products and services as can be seen on their members page. We are presently working on the verbiage for the responsible disclosure program, and we are also investigating establishing a bug bounty program. Show More Summary

How MySQL is able to scale to 200 Million QPS - MySQL Cluster

This is a guest post by Andrew Morgan, MySQL Principal Product Manager at Oracle. The purpose of this post is to introduce MySQL Cluster - which is the in-memory, real-time, scalable, highly available version of MySQL. Before addressing...Show More Summary

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For May 15th, 2015

Hey, it's HighScalability time: Stand a top a volcano and survey the universe. (By Shane Black & Judy Schmidt) 1 million: Airbnb's room inventory; 2 billion: Telegram messages sent daily; Two billion: photos shared daily on Facebook;...Show More Summary

MySQL QA Episode 2: Build a MySQL server – Git, Bazaar, compiling & build tools

Welcome to MySQL QA Episode 2: Build a MySQL Server – Git, Bazaar (bzr), Compiling, and Build Tools In this episode you’ll learn how to build Percona Server and/or MySQL Server for QA purposes & more in this short 25 minute tutorial....Show More Summary

To see the Future of the Apple Watch Just Go to Disneyland

by AreteStock Removing friction. That’s what the Apple Watch is good at. Many think watches are a category flop because they don’t have that obvious killer app. Like hot sauce, maybe a watch isn’t something you eat all by itself, but...Show More Summary

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Who's Hiring? The Cloud Platform team at OpenDNS is building a PaaS for our engineering teams to build and deliver their applications. This is a well rounded team covering software, systems, and network engineering and expect your code to cut across all layers, from the network to the application. Show More Summary

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