24 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Jervin of MySQL Performance Blog 5 hours ago.
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…--defaults-file=/ssd/msb/msb_5_5_360/my.sandbox.cnf \ --apply-log --redo-only /ssd/msb/msb_5_5_360/bkp/full/2014-04-23_01_20_46 \ --incremental-dir=/ssd/msb/msb_5_5_360/bkp/incr/2014-04-23_01_21_00 innobackupex --defaults-file=/ssd/msb/msb_5_5_360/my.sandbox.cnf \ --apply-log /ssd/msb/msb_5_5_360/bkp/full/2014-04-23_01_20_46

The post Encrypted and incremental MySQL backups with Percona XtraBackup appeared first on MySQL Performance Blog .

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…further generalize, these periods correspond roughly to the original MySQL AB team, Percona and Oracle, and the last period is the current period so key players are emerging, like WebScaleSQL .

Does it work?

Peter Zaitsev said in one of his keynote talks that MySQL used to be considered a toy. Today that assessment is wrong, or at least very difficult to defend. The proof is that nearly all of the largest and most successful web companies today use it ( Facebook

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 27 days ago.
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…enhancements, and features to make scaling easier. So many forks at the table ( MariaDB, Percona, webscale).

This is why we can't have nice code. Martin Sústrik argues In the Defense of Spaghetti Code , quite successfully I think, that it's often clearer to have one large 1500 line function than it is to have a refactored great big ball of mud. Commenters argue from a perfect world stance that if you do X from the start and then continue the same practices over …

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By Mike Perham of 4 months ago.
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upgrade to Percona 5.6

upgrade to Redis 2.8 for Lua and SCAN support

upgrade to nginx 1.5 for SSL performance improvements

switch from unicorn to Puma for memory efficiency

Conclusion

Overall I'm quite happy with the year. I was never woken up by a phone call and I sleep soundly at night. I like to think that validates the choices we've made with our infrastructure; let's hope 2014 proves as reliable.

This is why I avoid distributed data stores as their administration …

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On Scout ~ The Blog 7 months ago.
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…hard-to-recover problems. Here's Baron Schwartz, MySQL God at Percona, on MMM's flaws :

In short, MMM causes more downtime than it prevents. It's a Low-Availability tool, not a High-Availability tool. It only takes one really good serious system-wide mess to take you down for a couple of days, working 24×7 trying to scrape your data off the walls and put it back into the server. MMM brings new meaning to the term "cluster-f__k".

Despite MMM…

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MySQL Performance Blog from Percona - one of the best resources on MySQL performance

High Scalability - awesome resource with a lot of great articles on scalability, performance and design of large scale systems

Kitchen Soap - Blog by John Alspaw (another of my personal heroes in IT field)

DevOps Community Planet - feed/news aggregator for the DevOps community

DevOps Community on Reddit - not too active, but still a useful resource …

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Generate a new template with correct polling interval - by default all Percona templates are shipped configured for 5-minute polling intervals. To change that you need to re-generate them using a procedure explained in their documentation . If you're using their RPM package to deploy the scripts, here is a command that worked for me:

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$ ./pmp-cacti-template

--mpds port \

--graph_height 200 \

--graph_width 800 \

--poll_interval 10 \

--script …

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By Leigh Shevchik of New Relic 12 months ago.
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* Percona is offering two intensive MySQL workshops the week of May 20 in San Francisco, CA . Join them and increase your MySQL knowledge as you learn from Percona experts.

* Register for HP Discover 2013 in Las Vegas, the ultimate showcase technology event for business and IT professionals to learn, connect and grow.

Our partner ecosystem continues to grow! Learn more about our latest partners:

* Keep your team connected and communicating in one place. …

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By Leigh Shevchik of New Relic 1 year ago.
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…news, content and upcoming events from our partners. This month's spotlight includes content from Percona, Acquia, BlazeMeter, OneLogin, and some of our new partners.

* Join us at the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo . The Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo is a unique opportunity to network with the largest gathering of MySQL community members at a single conference.

* Check out Acquia's webinar, How to Scale MySQL in Support of Drupal …

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America. First I will stop in Montevideo, Uruguay, to meet with Percona's team out there as well as to participate in our next Percona University event on April 29.

For those who do not know, Percona University events are free to attend and packed with technical presentations about MySQL and surrounding technologies, delivered by members of the Percona team and community speakers. Even though attendance is free, because space is limited you will need to register …

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