Category Archives: benchmark

Innodb Compression: When More is Less

So Vadim posted on the MySQL Performance Blog about poor benchmarks when running innodb compressed pages.  I ran some tests a few weeks ago and did not see the same results as him and checked into my previous tests and … Continue reading

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More Debate, More Flame, More Choosing the correct tool for the job

You have to love all the debating going on over NOSQL -vs- SQL don’t you? With my UC session on choosing the right data storage tools ( does this sound better then SQL-vs-NoSQL?) I have been trying to stay current … Continue reading

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New Benchmark I am working on that tests MYSQL -vs- NOSQL

I am giving a talk in a couple of weeks at the 2010 MySQL User Conference that will touch on use cases for NOSQL tools -vs- More relational tools, the talk is entitled “Choosing the Right Tools for the Job, … Continue reading

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WaffleGrid: Cream Benchmarks, stable and delivering a 3x boost

Lets get down to how the latest version of Waffle Grid performs. Starting off simple lets look at the difference between the wafflegrid modes. As mentioned before the LRU mode is the “classic” Waffle Grid setup. A page is put … Continue reading

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Waffle: Progress and a Rearchtecture?

So I spent several hours over the last few days on the Secondary index bug. Out of frustration I decided to try and bypass the LRU concept all together and try going to a true secondary page cache. In standard … Continue reading

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Sun/Intel X-25e 4 Disk Raid 10 tests – part 2

So lets test some different configurations and try and build some best practices around Multiple SSD’s: Which is better? Raid 5 or Raid 10? As with regular disks, Raid 10 seems to performance better ( accept for pure reads ).  … Continue reading

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x-25e, 25% reduction in random writes…

So in my previous post I showed some benchmarks showing a large drop off in performance when you fill the x-25e. I wanted to followup and say this: even if you do everything correctly ( i.e. leave 50%+ space free, … Continue reading

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Intel X-25e and Mysql Part 1b: Don’t let your Drive Over Eat!

The plan was only to do two quick posts on RAID Performance on the X-25e, but this was compelling enough to post on it’s own.  So in part I Mark Callaghan asked hey what gives with  the SLC Intel’s single … Continue reading

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Sun/Intel X-25e 4 Disk Raid 10 tests – part 1

Everyone loves SSD.  It’s a hot topic all around the MySQL community with vendors lining up all kinds of new solutions to attack the “disk io”  problem that has plagued us all for years and years.  At this year’s user … Continue reading

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My Really High DBT2 Scores

Pre-UC I put out a teaser on some dbt2 scores in the 50K range.   I mentioned and showed the graphs during my SSD session, but I thought I would show them here for those who skipped the UC or did … Continue reading

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