MySQL Partition Manager (Yahoo!) in a nutshell

Partitioning is a way of splitting the actual data down into separate .ibd files (data compartments) in the file system based on the defined ranges using the partitioning key. It can help us with maintaining the enormous amount of data in different partitions without much hassle. In this blog post, we are going to see how … Continue reading MySQL Partition Manager (Yahoo!) in a nutshell

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Delayed Replication with Amazon RDS

"Delayed replication" is one of the important features which were being supported in MySQL from 5.6 for a very long time. This induces an intentional lag in the slave, making it lag by the defined time interval. For a long time this was not available with the RDS version of MySQL provided by AWS, Recently … Continue reading Delayed Replication with Amazon RDS

GH-OST for MySQL Schema Change.

Schema change is one of the crucial tasks in MySQL with huge tables. Schema change can cause locks. What is gh-ost?                          gh-ost is a triggerless online schema change for MySQL by Github Engineering .It produces light workload on the master during the schema changes . We need online schema change to alter a table … Continue reading GH-OST for MySQL Schema Change.