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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.4 is now available

 | July 25, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

Percona XtraBackup 2.4.4

Percona announces the GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.4 on July 25th, 2016. You can download it from our download site and from apt and yum repositories. Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered […]

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MongoDB Consistent Backups

 | July 25, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MongoDB consistent backups

In this post, I’m going to discuss MongoDB consistent backups, and how to achieve them. You might have read before that MongoDB backup is not consistent. But what if I told you there is a tool that could make them consistent. What if this tool also would make it cluster-wide consistent, automatically compress the backup, become […]

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The Value of Database Support

 | July 20, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Support

database support

In this post, I’ll discuss how database support is good for your enterprise. Years ago when I worked for the MySQL Support organization at the original MySQL AB, we spoke about MySQL Support as insurance and focused on a value proposition similar to that of car insurance. You must purchase car insurance before the incident […]

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Upcoming Webinar Wednesday July 20, 11 am PDT: Practical MySQL Performance Optimization

 | July 19, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, MySQL 5.7

MySQL Performance Optimization

Are you looking to improve your MySQL performance? Application success is often limited by poor MySQL performance. Please join Percona CEO and Founder Peter Zaitsev for this exclusive webinar on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC – 7) as he presents “Practical MySQL Performance Optimization“. Peter Zaitsev discusses how to get excellent […]

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Percona Live Europe, Amsterdam 2016: Speaking Gets You the Whole Community Event!

 | July 14, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe Call for Papers

Come speak at Percona Live Europe, and get access to the entire conference. The Percona Live Open Source Database Performance Conference Europe 2016 is the premier event for the rich and diverse MySQL, MongoDB and ODBMS ecosystems in Europe. Attendees include DBAs, SysAdmins, developers, architects, CTOs, CEOs, and vendors from around the world. It’s a great […]

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MongoDB Data Durability

 | July 14, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MongoDB Data Durability

In this post, I want to talk about MongoDB data durability options across MongoDB versions. I consider a write durable if, once confirmed by the server, it becomes permanent at the node or cluster level (ignoring catastrophic failures like all nodes on a cluster failing at the same time). MongoDB lets you choose between different levels […]

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Using Ceph with MySQL

 | July 13, 2016 |  Posted In: Cloud and OpenStack, Hardware and Storage, High-availability, MySQL, OpenStack

Ceph

Over the last year, the Ceph world drew me in. Partly because of my taste for distributed systems, but also because I think Ceph represents a great opportunity for MySQL specifically and databases in general. The shift from local storage to distributed storage is similar to the shift from bare disks host configuration to LVM-managed […]

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Call for Percona Live Europe MongoDB Speakers

 | July 12, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

Percona Live Europe MongoDB Speakers

Want to become one of the Percona Live Europe MongoDB speakers? Read this blog for details. The Percona Live Europe, Amsterdam call for papers is ending soon and we are looking for MongoDB speakers! This is a great way to build your personal and company brands. It also provides you with a complimentary full conference […]

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Webinar July 14, 10 am PDT: Introduction into storage engine troubleshooting

 | July 11, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

storage engine troubleshooting

Please join Sveta Smirnova for a webinar Thursday, July 14 at 10 am PDT (UTC-7) on an Introduction Into Storage Engine Troubleshooting. The number of MySQL storage engines provide great flexibility for database users, administrators and developers. At the same time, engines add an extra level of complexity when it comes to troubleshooting issues. Before […]

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