Percona toolkit 2.0.4

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Percona toolkit 2.0.4 is now available on Dotdeb for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze”. You’ll find its Changelog here and an announce by Baron Schwartz here.

Security update : MySQL 5.1.61

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MySQL 5.1.61 packages are now available for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” on amd64 and i386 architectures. This is a very important security update that fixes unspecified vulnerabilities identified by Oracle in all versions of MySQL 5.1 earlier than 5.1.61. If you did not upgrade to MySQL 5.5, please consider upgrading your MySQL server (at least) to… Read more »

Percona toolkit 2.0.3

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A quick note to announce that Percona toolkit 2.0.3 is now available on Dotdeb for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” on both amd64 and i386 architectures. You’ll find its Changelog here.

MySQL 5.5.20

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The packages of MySQL 5.5.20 are now available for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” on both amd64 and i386 architectures, with the following changes : the mysql-common package should now work with MySQL 5.1 packages without any problem (unknown configuration variables in /etc/mysql/my.cnf have been commented out) mysql-server-5.5 now supports Linux native asynchronous IO As usual, please read the… Read more »

Percona toolkit 2.0.2

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A few days ago, Percona has released a major version of their Percona toolkit (formerly named Maatkit), bringing a lot of improvements, especially on pt-table-checksum. Baron Schwartz wrote a post about it. Percona toolkit 2.0.2 is now available on Dotdeb for : both Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” and Debian 5.0 “Lenny” both amd64 and i386 architectures

MySQL 5.5.19

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The packages of MySQL 5.5.19 are now available for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” on both amd64 and i386 architectures. They fix some annoying issues that Dotdeb users kindly reported : the mysql-common package, in its 5.5.19+ version, “breaks”  mysql-server-5.1 and mysql-client-5.1 (as APT means it – it won’t actually break your server into pieces). Freezing it will prevent any… Read more »

MySQL 5.5.18 is out

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MySQL 5.5.18 has been released by Oracle yesterday. The packages for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” are now available on Dotdeb for both amd64 and i386 architectures. As usual, please read the full Changelog carefully before upgrading. Please also note that Oracle now provides .deb packages on their download page. That’s a great thing, but they’ll have to… Read more »

MySQL 5.5 is finally here!

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Some months after MySQL 5.5 being released as GA, I’m proud to announce that MySQL 5.5.17 is now available on Dotdeb, for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze”, for both amd64 and i386 architectures. Focusing on compatibility with previous and future official Debian packages of MySQL, Dotdeb’s ones are based on the great work provided by the official… Read more »

Maatkit is now known as Percona Toolkit

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Useful tool for any MySQL DBA, Maatkit is a collection a utilities that ease painful MySQL manipulations (archive tables, keep a slave in sync, analyse slow queries…). Or should I say “Maatkit was…”. In fact, it’s now known as “Percona Toolkit” and it’s available on Dotdeb for both Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” and 5.0 “Lenny”. Enjoy.

MySQL 5.1.58 is available

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MySQL 5.1.58 packages are now available on Dotdeb : for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” and Debian 5.0 “Lenny” for the amd64 and i386 architectures The corresponding Pinba storage engine has also been rebuilt (Squeeze only). And, as usual, please read the Changelog of this maintainance release before upgrading.