Critical Update for Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.44-85.0

This blog is an announcement for a Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.44-85.0-1
This is a CRITICAL update and the fix mitigates the issues described in CVE-2019-12301. If you upgraded packages on Debian/Ubuntu to 5.6.44-85.0-1, please upgrade to 5.6.44-85.0-2 or later and reset all MySQL root passwords.
On 2019-05-18 Percona discovered an issue with the Debian/Ubuntu […]

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An Overview of Sharding in PostgreSQL and How it Relates to MongoDB’s

A couple of weeks ago I presented at Percona University São Paulo about the new features in PostgreSQL that allow the deployment of simple shards. I’ve tried to summarize the main points in this post, as well as providing an introductory overview of sharding itself. Please note I haven’t included any third-party extensions that […]

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Check Out the Percona Live 2019 Live Stream!

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Feeling the FOMO? Now you don’t have to! With the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2019 Live Stream, you’ll practically be there in person, living the experience to the fullest. Our keynote stage features morning and lunchtime keynotes on Wednesday, May 29th and morning keynotes on Thursday, May 30th. Join us at home […]

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Introduction to Docker and Using Percona Server for MongoDB

mongodb in docker containers

In this blog post, I’ll walk through using Docker containers and discuss the advantages of using them to run multiple versions of Percona Server for MongoDB (PSMDB) instances in the same server. This is particularly useful for local testing. Lots of companies have started to use containers for their applications, due to the advantages […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.44-85.0 is Now Available

Percona Server for MySQL 8.0

NOTE [2019-05-18]: Debian/Ubuntu 5.6.44-85.0-1 packages were replaced today in the repositories with the 5.6.44-85.0-2 because they would reset the root password to an empty string during the upgrade on Debian/Ubuntu (bug #5640). If you upgraded packages on Debian/Ubuntu to the 5.6.44-85.0-1 please upgrade to 5.6.44-85.0-2 and re-set your root password.
Percona announces the release of […]

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Upcoming Webinar 5/16: Monitoring MongoDB with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

Percona Monitoring and Management

Please join Percona’s Product Manager Michael Coburn as he presents his talk Monitoring MongoDB with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) on May 16th, 2019 at 10:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4).
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Learn how to monitor MongoDB using Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) that will allow you to:

Gain greater visibility of database performance […]

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PostgreSQL Minor Versions Released May 9, 2019

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Usually, the PostgreSQL Community releases minor patches on the Thursday of the second week of the second month of each quarter. This can vary depending on the nature of the fixes. For example, if the fixes include critical fixes as a postgres community response to security vulnerabilities or bugs that might affect data integrity. […]

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Solve Query Failures Regarding ONLY_FULL_GROUP_BY SQL Mode

Solve Query Failures SQL mode

“Hey, what’s going on with my applications? I installed a newer version of MySQL. I have queries that perfectly run with the older version and now I have a lot of errors.”
This is a question some customers have asked me after upgrading MySQL. In this article, we’ll see what one of the most frequent […]

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Community Update for PL Open Source Database Conference 2019

Percona Live community dinner on the Lone Star River Boat

It’s not long now before we’ll be gathering in Austin TX for this year’s Percona Live event. It’s the only conference of its type dedicated entirely to open source databases – of all marques. From a community perspective, we have a few updates to share.
Community Dinner
We’re happy to say that PlanetScale have stepped up […]

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