Stream MySQL data with mydumper

Mydumper supports streaming of backups right from version 0.11.3 and the latest version Mydumper 0.12.3 it enabled its support for compressed streaming backup. This was the most awaited feature added to Mydumper, making it a more powerful tool for data migration to RDS or Cloud. If you are hearing mydumper for the first time, then … Continue reading Stream MySQL data with mydumper

MySQL Schema change With Skeema – Part 1 “Basic Operations”

As a Database Engineer, One of the biggest challenges in day-to-day activity is performing DDL on high-traffic and transaction-intensive tables. It will become overhead when handling a large number of servers/shards. As a standard process, we will first deploy the changes in DEV and QA before deploying them in production. In the sharded environment, It … Continue reading MySQL Schema change With Skeema – Part 1 “Basic Operations”

Troubleshooting XA transactions in MySQL

This is one of the exciting troubleshooting related to XA transactions let’s dive in. Let me provide a few backgrounds. For one of our clients, when we try to drop a table, it is waiting for metadata lock. On debugging it is one of the XA transactions is holding the shared write lock and causing … Continue reading Troubleshooting XA transactions in MySQL

Online InnoDB Redo log Resize MySQL 8.0.30

  Tired of downtimes and planning to resize your redo log files in MySQL ( InnoDB)? Here we can find a smile on our faces! The latest release of MySQL 8.0.30 ( 2022-07-26 ) has added the Online resize of the InnoDB Redo log. Summary Need for Redo Log InnoDB Redo log Before 8.0.30InnoDB Redo … Continue reading Online InnoDB Redo log Resize MySQL 8.0.30

AWS MySQL Security on RDS: Database Level

In the previous blog, we have gone through about network-level security in RDS. In this blog, we will see about the Database level security in RDS. After network-level restriction to host, we can't allow a user to connect to the database from anywhere over the internet. We need to restrict user access at the Database … Continue reading AWS MySQL Security on RDS: Database Level

Readable MultiAZ Cluster with AWS RDS MySQL under the hood.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) very recently(March 02, 2022) announced the GA of its new RDS feature “Readable standby with Multi-AZ deployments” for MySQL. Yes !! you heard it right you can now use the standby instances created with Multi-AZ deployments for failover as well as for Read-scaling starting with version 8.0.26 and later for MySQL … Continue reading Readable MultiAZ Cluster with AWS RDS MySQL under the hood.

Introduction to AWS MySQL Security on RDS : Network

Nowadays everything is getting digitalized and migration toward the cloud is at its peak. There is a high chance of data leaks if we don't tighten the security of the Database servers. It is mandatory to secure the database by restricting access to Database. Although we have restricted the access. We need to monitor the … Continue reading Introduction to AWS MySQL Security on RDS : Network

MySQL time_zone and CPU Spike another performance troubleshooting

It was a clear day and traffic started to increase as we are in the biggest sale event of the year for one of our Managed services clients. This is one of the interesting troubleshooting let's dive in. Let me provide some background. We were running the Percona version of MySQL (5.7.30), on a 96 … Continue reading MySQL time_zone and CPU Spike another performance troubleshooting

How to Estimate time for Rollback in a cancelled transaction MySQL ?

Rollback is an operation, which changes the current state of the transaction to the previous state. Undo logs are generally required if we want to roll back any of the uncommitted transactions and it plays a major role in Isolation. For any changes made during a transaction, it must be stored priorly, because they are … Continue reading How to Estimate time for Rollback in a cancelled transaction MySQL ?

MySQL “No space left on device from storage engine”

We have planned for archiving the data to improve the DB performance and to reclaim the space. We were evaluating Compression in InnoDB and TokuDB. To find out the best compression method. We started benchmarking the compression ratio between InnoDB and TokuDB. Everything goes well for some time, but after a few hours got an … Continue reading MySQL “No space left on device from storage engine”