Women in Technology Blog Series

at May 1st, 2013

Tanya Koshy, a Product Manager for Groupon’s Merchant Experience, kicks off our Women in Technology blog series today. She talks about how living in the town of Sunnyvale, CA helps her connect more with local merchants and how that passion shapes her role within Groupon. To read more, head on over to our People Blog.

Rotating MySQL Slow Logs Safely

at April 18th, 2013

This blog post is part two of two. The first part is here. In my last post, I described a solution for keeping the caches of a MySQL standby server hot using slow logs with long_query_time set to 0. Here are a some lessons we learned when logging a high volume of queries to the… Read More

Is Your MySQL Buffer Pool Warm? Make It Sweat!

at April 16th, 2013

This blog post is part one of two. The second part is here. Thank you to Peter Boros at Percona for contributing to this project and blog post. There are numerous solutions for MySQL high availability. Many rely on MySQL’s asynchronous replication to maintain a warm standby server which is flipped into service if the… Read More