Category Archives: Server Tuning

OurSQL Episode 199: Make It Fast

This week, we discuss common MySQL performance tips.
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OurSQL Episode 206: Pieces of Fabric

In this episode we discuss sharding and high availability with MySQL Fabric, including installation and configuration. Ear Candy is rolling out GTIDs with no restarting, and At the Movies is putting MySQL Fabric to use, including a live demo.
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OurSQL Episode 203: Scaling by Proxy Part 2

In this episode we finish our series on MaxScale. Ear candy is about using MySQL and Galera for geographic replication, and at the Movies uses MySQL to build big data applications.
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OurSQL Episode 180: Sharing the Load

This week we talk to Justin Swanhart about Shard-Query, a massively parallel processing query engine for MySQL. Ear candy is about mydumper, and At the Movies is “Common Deadly MySQL Development Mistakes.”
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OurSQL Episode 172: A New Proxy

This week, we talk with Ivan Zoratti of SkySQL about MaxScale, a new MySQL proxy. Ear Candy is about accidentally removing a dependent package, and At the Movies is a DB Hangops recording of MaxScale, replication saturation and monitoring.
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OurSQL Episode 166: Top Hat Options

This week we discuss fine-tuning Galera Cluster. In this week’s ear candy we talk about recent changes to mysqldump and locking; At the Movies presents “Using Amazon Web Services for MySQL at Scale”.
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OurSQL Episode 165: Top Hat Cluster

This week we talk about how to install and set up Galera Cluster. Ear Candy talks about the new MySQL repos from Oracle and what to know about using them; At the Movies is Michael Stonebreaker talking about how to process today’s big data transactional… Continue reading

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OurSQL Episode 145: Biblical Tools, part 3

This week we finish up talking about the Openark Kit for MySQL. Ear Candy is using both –master-data and –tab with mysqldump, and At the Movies features Robert Hodges of Continuent presenting Scalable MySQL Operation in the Cloud with Continuent Tung… Continue reading

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OurSQL Episode 139: Starting to Perform

This week we discuss the basics of using the performance schema in MySQL 5.5 and 5.6. Ear Candy is about a temporal gotcha when using dates and times that do not exist, and At the Movies is David Stokes giving some useful for System Administrators who … Continue reading

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OurSQL Episode 138: The Relevance of Tungsten

This week we discuss Tungsten and MySQL 5.6 replication with friend of the show, Giuseppe Maxia (aka the Data Charmer). Ear Candy is MariaDB’s Cassandra storage engine, and At the Movies is Giuseppe’s “MySQL 5.6 Replication – features and usability” video from Open Database Camp.

Events
DB Hangops in May will be Wed May 8th and 22nd.
Upcoming MySQL tech tours

Training
SkySQL Trainings
Tungsten University trainings

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