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Percona Server 5.6.16-64.0 with TokuDB engine now available
Percona is glad to announce the alpha release of Percona Server 5.6.16-64.0 with TokuDB storage engine on March 3, 2014. Download it today!
Top MySQL DBA Interview Questions - for those hiring, and for those look...
Written by: Gerardo (Gerry) Narvaja @seattlegaucho I’m writing this blog as 2013 draws to an end. Like many people do at this time of year,
MySQL asynchronous queries to access XtraDB Cluster nodes in parallel
How to execute 5 MySQL asynchronous queries in parallel against 5 different nodes of Percona XtraDB Cluster using PHP with MySQLnd drivers.
Designing one to many relations - MongoDB vs MySQL
Stephane Combaudon reveals several topics that you will have to keep in mind when designing one to many relations in MongoDB. He also compar
Using the new spatial functions in MySQL 5.6 for geo-enabled applications
MySQL 5.6 implements an additional set of functions that can help create geo-enabled applications with MySQL. Alexander Rubin details some m
Science fiction starships, an extensive size comparison
A while back we saw a size comparison of random spaceships. That one pales in comparison to this extensive version by Dirk Loechel. It's got
InnoDB scalability issues due to tables without primary keys
Tables without primary keys cause a wide range of contention because they rely on acquiring dict_sys mutex to generate row-id values. Ovais
High Availability MySQL: Concurrent connection create performance for My...
I used sysbench to measure the performance for concurrent clients connecting and then running a query. Each transaction in this case is one
Image Compression for Web Developers - HTML5 Rocks
Reduce your page size by looking under the hood of image compression.