ProxySQL Series: Handling resource expensive(bad) Queries in MySQL

This is our fourth blog in the ProxySQL Series MySQL Replication Read-write Split up Seamless Replication Switchover Using MHA Mirroring MySQL Queries This blog focuses on how to quickly find and address badly written queries using ProxySQL without any downtime and change in application code. When we get an incident about the high usage on … Continue reading ProxySQL Series: Handling resource expensive(bad) Queries in MySQL

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Ensure better defaults with InnoDB Dedicated server.

We have seen with most of the consulting projects where the customer might be having a dedicated DB (MySQL) server ,but running with a default configuration, without any optimisation for underlying hardware, "An idle hardware is similar to idle money will give you no returns". Well again if you are from a non-DBA background and you … Continue reading Ensure better defaults with InnoDB Dedicated server.

Presentation : MySQL Timeout Variables Explained

MySQL has multiple timeout variables these slides helps to give an overview of the different  timeout variables and their purposes briefly.

Fulfilled Tablespace Encryption (TDE) in Percona Cluster

Encryption is a very important form of security and It's becoming a standard from a compliance perspective to ensure PCI, PII and HIPPA compliances. Encryption needs to be performed for Data at Rest, Data over Wire. Data At Rest: Until 5.6, To encrypt the MySQL data files, Only disk level encryption possible (Gazzang, Luks) From … Continue reading Fulfilled Tablespace Encryption (TDE) in Percona Cluster

Mydbops Delighted to be part of Root Conf 2018

Root conf is a community and conference on DevOps and cloud infrastructure. Root conf is one of the India's well known conference on DevOPS and IT infrastructure.  It is organised by Hasgeek. This year (2018) it is scheduled at 10-May & 11-May Mydbops is one of the Exhibition Sponsor along with companies like MySQL , … Continue reading Mydbops Delighted to be part of Root Conf 2018

Partial (Optimised) JSON updates and Replication in MySQL 8.0

           MySQL is the most widely used  Relational Database Management System in the open source world. MySQL stepped into the NoSQL world by introducing the JSON Data Type in MySQL 5.7 release. In this blog post I am going to explain one of the major advantage of optimisation made in JSON … Continue reading Partial (Optimised) JSON updates and Replication in MySQL 8.0

Invisible Indexes – MySQL 8.0

MySQL 8.0 has a rich set of features. One of the feature which interests DBA's more is invisible index What is an index in MySQL ? The indexes are used to find rows with specific column values quickly. Without an index, MySQL must begin with the first row and then read through the entire table … Continue reading Invisible Indexes – MySQL 8.0

Mongodb sharded cluster – basics

To scale any databases beyond a limit it data has to be sharded ( Distributed ). MongoDB as a document store has inbuilt sharding. 1. Sharding: Sharding is a method for distributing data across multiple machines. MongoDB uses sharding to support deployments with very large data sets and high throughput on read and write operations. … Continue reading Mongodb sharded cluster – basics

ProxySQL Series: Mirroring MySQL Queries

This is our third blog in the ProxySQL Series MySQL Replication Read-write Split up Seamless Replication Switchover Using MHA This blog post explains one of the very important use case of ProxySQL called Mirroring. Mirroring in ProxySQL is not an equivalent to MySQL replication. Also it does not guarantee data consistency across the servers but still there … Continue reading ProxySQL Series: Mirroring MySQL Queries

Ansible Best Practices

Managing Heterogeneous environment without automation can be tricky. We are using Ansible as an automation tool for install, configure and manage DB infra for Mydbops. Using Ansible, we overcome a lot of obstacle's and we would like to share our learning with the community ( Our Presentation on Ansible )   Best Practices to write … Continue reading Ansible Best Practices