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sysbench Histograms: A Helpful Feature Often Overlooked

 | September 20, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Insight for DBAs, MySQL

Sysbench Histograms

In this blog post, I will demonstrate how to run and use sysbench histograms. One of the features of sysbench that I often I see overlooked (and rarely used) is its ability to produce detailed query response time histograms in addition to computing percentile numbers. Looking at histograms together with throughput or latency over time […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.37-26.21 is Now Available

 | September 20, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.37-26.21 on September 20, 2017. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.37-26.21 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.37-82.2 Galera Replication library 3.21 wsrep API version 26 All Percona software is open-source and […]

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Percona Live Europe Featured Talks: Automatic Database Management System Tuning Through Large-Scale Machine Learning with Dana Van Aken

 | September 19, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Insight for DBAs, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe 2017

Welcome to another post in our series of interview blogs for the upcoming Percona Live Europe 2017 in Dublin. This series highlights a number of talks that will be at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter. This blog post is with Dana Van Aken, […]

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ProxySQL Improves MySQL SSL Connections

 | September 19, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, ProxySQL, Security, SSL

In this blog post, we’ll look at how ProxySQL improves MySQL SSL connection performance. When deploying MySQL with SSL, the main concern is that the initial handshake causes significant overhead if you are not using connection pools (i.e., mysqlnd-mux with PHP, mysql.connector.pooling in Python, etc.). Closing and making new connections over and over can greatly impact […]

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Webinar Tuesday, September 19, 2017: A Percona Support Engineer Walkthrough for pt-stalk

 | September 18, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Percona Toolkit, Technical Webinars

Join Percona’s, Principal Support Engineer, Markus Albe as he presents A Percona Support Engineer Walkthrough for pt-stalk on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT (UTC-7). Register Now As a support engineer, I get dozens of pt-stalk captures from our customers containing samples of iostat, vmstat, top, ps, SHOW ENGINE […]

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Percona Live Europe Featured Talks: Debugging with Logs (and Other Events) Featuring Charity Majors

 | September 18, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Insight for DBAs, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe 2017

Welcome to another post in our series of interview blogs for the upcoming Percona Live Europe 2017 in Dublin. This series highlights a number of talks that will be at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter. This blog post is with Charity Majors, CEO/Cofounder […]

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Percona Blog Poll Results: What Database Engine Are You Using to Store Time Series Data?

 | September 15, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Poll, MongoDB, MySQL

TIme Series Data

In this blog post, we talk about the results of Percona’s time series database poll “What Database Engine Are You Using to Store Time Series Data?” Time series data is some of the most actionable data available when it comes to analyzing trends and making predictions. Simply put, time series data is data that is […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles #6: Open Source Summit and Percona Live Europe

 | September 15, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, Percona Live, Percona Server, Percona Server for MongoDB

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. What a long, packed week! Spent most of it at Open Source Summit North America, while still enjoying the myriad phone calls and meetings you have as a Perconian. In addition to two talks, I […]

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