Adventures with Aurora (Part 3)

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We had successfully mitigated our database’s I/O bottleneck by batching high throughput transactions in the application layer. However, Aurora had one last t...

Adventures with Aurora (Part 2)

17 minute read

When we left off, we had two failed attempts at resolving Aurora MySQL I/O issues by tuning database parameters. We also managed to stumble on a 10-year-old ...

Adventures with Aurora (Part 1)

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I have been battling with an Aurora MySQL database at work for the past few months. As a result, I learned a lot about the internals of MySQL and how to debu...