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...

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Adventures with Aurora (Part 2)

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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...

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