This week we discuss new optimizer improvements in MariaDB 10. Ear Candy is about the MariaDB threadpool, and At the Movies is Oracle's Tomas Ulin talking about raising the bar with MySQL.
DB Hangops - every other Wednesay at noon Pacific time
MariaDB optimizer feature comparison matrix, comparing MySQL 5.5, 5.6, MariaDB 5.5 and 10.
Block Hash Join algorithm
multi-range read optimization in MariaDB 10. This has some fantastic graphics for what's going on.
MariaDB's subquery cache including how to see the subquery cache hit ratio.
This week in At the Movies, we present Raising the Bar with Oracle's Tomas Ulin. This is the keynote Tomas gave at the recent Percona Live conference about where MySQL development is going and what new features are coming up.