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Percona vs MySQL – What’s different in Percona and should you use it?

Percona vs MySQL – What’s different in Percona and should you use it?

Almost every open source project uses MySQL as its database. It is supported by all hosting providers, is easy to administer, and free. However, MySQL servers often face performance issues, leading to many websites looking for alternate high performance databases. (more…)

Setting up Percona high availability database cluster

Setting up Percona high availability database cluster

MySQL is by far the most popular database used for web applications. It is a very easy database to use, but it doesn’t have the best uptime record. Many database issues such as corrupted tables, resource limits, or replication errors often lead to website downtime. (more…)

Percona load balancing – How to setup and maintain high performance XtraDB clusters

Percona load balancing – How to setup and maintain high performance XtraDB clusters

In any web server infrastructure, database servers are often the slowest. This is because databases fetch data from good ol’ hard disks instead of the super fast server memory. High speed storage such as RAID and SSDs have been able to reduce the latency, but if a site visit requires database access, it’ll induce significant page load delay. (more…)