Benchmarking thread scheduling in group commit, part 2

I got access to our 12-core Intel server, so I was able to do some better benchmarks to test the different group commit thread scheduling methods: This graph shows queries-per-second as a function of number of parallel connections, for three test runs: Baseline MariaDB, without group commit. MariaDB with group commit, using the simple thread… Continue reading Benchmarking thread scheduling in group commit, part 2

Benchmarking thread scheduling in group commit

The best part of the recent MariaDB meeting in Lisbon for me was that I got some good feedback on my group commit work. This has been waiting in the review queue for quite some time now. One comment I got revolve around an optimisation in the implementation related to how threads are scheduled. A… Continue reading Benchmarking thread scheduling in group commit

My presentation from OpenSourceDays2011

Here are the slides from my talk at Open Source Days 2011 on Saturday. The talk was about MariaDB and other parts of the MySQL development community outside of MySQL@Oracle. For me, the most memorable part of the conference was the talk by Noirin Shirley titled Open Source: Saving the World. Noirin described the Open… Continue reading My presentation from OpenSourceDays2011

MariaDB replication feature preview released

I am pleased to announce the availability of the MariaDB 5.2 feature preview release. Find the details and download links on the knowledgebase. There has been quite good interest in the replication work I have been doing around MariaDB, and I wanted a way to make it easy for people to use, experiment with, and… Continue reading MariaDB replication feature preview released

Christmas @ MariaDB

The Danish “julehjerte” is apparently a Danish/Northern Europe Christmas tradition (at least according to Wikipedia). But hopefully people outside this region will also be able to enjoy this variant: I have been doing “julehjerter” ever since I was a small kid, and every Christmas try to do something different with it. As seen above, this… Continue reading Christmas @ MariaDB

The future of replication revealed in Istanbul

A very good meeting in Istanbul is drawing to an end. People from Monty Program, Facebook, Galera, Percona, SkySQL, and other parts of the community are meeting with one foot on the European continent and another in Asia to discuss all things MariaDB and MySQL and experience the mystery of the Orient. At the meeting… Continue reading The future of replication revealed in Istanbul