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Why ZFS Affects MySQL Performance

 | February 16, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL, ZFS

zfs

In this blog post, we’ll look at how ZFS affects MySQL performance when used in conjunction. ZFS and MySQL have a lot in common since they are both transactional software. Both have properties that, by default, favors consistency over performance. By doubling the complexity layers for getting committed data from the application to a persistent […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 28: Percona Live, MongoDB Transactions and Spectre/Meltdown Rumble On

 | February 16, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL, PMM, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL, TokuDB

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. In case you missed last week’s column, don’t forget to read the fairly lengthy FOSDEM MySQL & Friends DevRoom summary. From a Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 standpoint, beyond the tutorials getting picked and […]

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ProxySQL 1.4.5 and Updated proxysql-admin Tool Now in the Percona Repository

 | February 15, 2018 |  Posted In: Percona Server for MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

ProxySQL 1.4.5

ProxySQL 1.4.5, released by ProxySQL, is now available for download in the Percona Repository along with an updated version of Percona’s proxysql-admin tool. ProxySQL is a high-performance proxy, currently for MySQL and its forks (like Percona Server for MySQL and MariaDB). It acts as an intermediary for client requests seeking resources from the database. René Cannaò created […]

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Update on Percona Platform Lifecycle for Ubuntu “Stable” Versions

 | February 14, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

Percona Platform Lifecycle

This blog post highlights changes to the Percona Platform Lifecycle for Ubuntu “Stable” Versions. We have recently made some changes to our Percona Platform and Software Lifecycle policy in an effort to more strongly align with upstream Linux distributions. As part of this, we’ve set our timeframe for providing supported builds for Ubuntu “Stable” (non-LTS) releases to nine […]

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Amazon Aurora MySQL Monitoring with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

 | February 14, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL

Amazon Aurora MySQL Monitoring small

In this blog post, we’ll review additional Amazon Aurora MySQL monitoring capabilities we’ve added in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.7.0. You can see them in action in the MySQL Amazon Aurora Metrics dashboard. Amazon Aurora MySQL Transaction Commits This graph looks at the number of commits the Amazon Aurora engine performed, as well as the […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.39-83.1 Is Now Available

 | February 13, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software

Percona Server for MySQL 5.6

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.39-83.1 on February 13, 2018. Based on MySQL 5.6.39, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.39-83.1 is now the current stable release in the 5.6 series. Percona Server for MySQL is open-source and free. Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software […]

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Webinar Thursday, February 15, 2018: Basic Internal Troubleshooting Tools for MySQL Server

 | February 12, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, open source databases, Technical Webinars

Troubleshooting Tools for MySQL

Please join Percona’s Principal Support Engineer, Sveta Smirnova, as she presents “Basic Internal Troubleshooting Tools for MySQL Server” on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 10:00 am PST (UTC-8) / 1:00 pm EST (UTC-5). Register Now   MySQL Server has many built-in troubleshooting tools. They are always available and can provide many insights on what is […]

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Does Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Support External Monitoring Services? Yes It Does!

 | February 12, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

External Monitoring Services

Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL and MongoDB performance. You can run PMM in your own environment for maximum security and reliability. It provides thorough time-based analysis for MySQL and MongoDB servers to ensure that your data works as efficiently as possible. Starting with version 1.4.0 and improved in 1.7.0, PMM supports external monitoring services. This […]

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