Avoid Vendor Lock-in by Embracing Open Source

Percona Open Source Advance

We are pleased to announce the launch of Percona Open Source Advance (POSA). POSA is a consulting-led migration solution which assesses your existing proprietary database architecture and helps you migrate to the most suitable free open source software available.
Open source software migrations are increasingly mandated as strategic initiatives for companies but often require expert […]

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Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster 1.1.0 Now Available

Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster 1.1.0

We are glad to announce the 1.1.0 release of the  Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster.
The Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster automates the lifecycle and provides a consistent Percona XtraDB Cluster instance. The Operator can be used to create a Percona XtraDB Cluster, or scale an existing Cluster, and contains the […]

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Percona Live Europe 2019 Conference Updates

The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference, Europe 2019 will have a one week extension of the call for papers.  Our new close date will be Monday July 22, 2019.  Any and all topics related to open source database technologies are invited.
This year’s conference takes a new approach, organizing tracks along these key business […]

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MongoDB Security vs. Five ‘Bad Guys’

MongoDB Security

Most any commercially mature DBMS provides the following five ways to secure the data you keep inside it:

Authentication of user connections (== Identity)
Authorization (== DB command permissions) (a.k.a. Role-based access control)
Network Encryption (a.k.a. Transport encryption)
Storage Encryption (a.k.a. Encryption-at-rest)
Auditing (MongoDB Enterprise or Percona Server for MongoDB only)

MongoDB is no exception. All of these have been […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.15 Is Now Available

Percona XtraBackup 8.0

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.15 on July 10, 2019. You can download it from our download site and 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. […]

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PostgreSQL WAL Retention and Clean Up: pg_archivecleanup

WAL retention is a very important topic for PostgreSQL database management. But very often we come across DBAs getting into surprise situations such as:
1. Several TBs of WALs piled up in archive destination
2. WALs filling up pg_wal/pg_xlog directory due to failing archive
3. Necessary WALs are no longer preserved
External backup projects for PostgreSQL are good […]

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Upcoming Webinar 7/10: Learn how to run MongoDB Inside of a Containerized Environment

MongoDB Inside of a Containerized Environment

Please join Percona Consultant Doug Duncan as he presents his talk “Building Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB” on Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 at 10:00 AM PDT (UTC-7).
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Doug will discuss the basic knowledge needed to understand the complications of running MongoDB inside of a containerized environment and then to go over the […]

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