MariaDB Blog

December 23, 2011

Learning to love the InnoDB Lock Monitor

A customer opened a support issue to ask about some help determining why they were seeing a lot of Lock Wait Timeouts. I asked them to enable the InnoDB Lock Monitor so that I could get a look at what was going on in their transactions and whether there might be some locks held longer than necessary.

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December 14, 2011

Taming the EC2 API

I've been spending some time lately familiarizing myself with EC2, setting up some MySQL servers & clusters here and there, and doing some really basic configuration testing. One situation you'll run into when interacting with EC2 is that it gets unwieldy to use the AWS Management Console web interface for interacting with your instances.

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November 02, 2011

Coming to a MySQL®Meet-up Near You

If you're one of those that thinks that HA is all about MySQL® Replication, or if you've tried to alter your tables to NDB to drink at the holy grail of shared nothing architectures, SkySQL has got a meet-up for you!

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