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Percona Poll: What Database Technologies Are You Using?

 | October 26, 2016 |  Posted In: Database Poll, InnoDB, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL

Database Technologies

Take Percona’s poll on what database technologies you use in your environment. Different databases get designed for different scenarios. Using one database technology for every situation doesn’t make sense, and can lead to non-optimal solutions for common issues. Big data and IoT applications, high availability, secure backups, security, cloud vs. on-premises deployment: each have a set […]

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Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017: Submit Papers ASAP!

 | October 26, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live 2017

The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 call for papers is closing soon! Get in your submissions ASAP! After this past sold-out Percona Live Europe in Amsterdam, we’ve decided that expansion definitely works! The diverse list of topics at the recent conference convinced us that variety is both the spice of life. It’s the […]

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Announcing MyRocks in Percona Server for MySQL

 | October 24, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Server

MyRocks in Percona Server

Announcing MyRocks in Percona Server for MySQL. RocksDB has been taking the world by the storm! RocksDB counts Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Airbnb and Netflix among its users. It is the storage engine for many open source database technologies, including CockroachDB, Apache Flink, TiKV and Dgraph. It is also integrated with MySQL and MongoDB as the MyRocks and […]

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Replication Triggers a Performance Schema Issue on Percona XtraDB Cluster

 | October 21, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Replication triggers a Performance Schema issue

In this blog post, we’ll look at how replication triggers a Performance Schema issue on Percona XtraDB Cluster. During an upgrade to Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6, I faced an issue that I wanted to share. In this environment, we set up three Percona XtraDB Cluster nodes (mostly configured as default), copied from a production server. We […]

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Percona Server 5.7.15-9 is now available

 | October 21, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server, Percona Software, TokuDB

Percona Server 5.7.15-9

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server 5.7.15-9 on October 21, 2016. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. Based on MySQL 5.7.15, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.7.15-9 is the current GA release in the Percona Server 5.7 series. Percona’s provides completely open-source and free […]

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MySQL 8.0: Descending Indexes Can Speed Up Your Queries

 | October 20, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

Descending Indexes

In this blog, we’ll discuss descending indexes in MySQL 8.0. Summary The future MySQL 8.0 will (probably) have a great new feature: support for index sort order on disk (i.e., indexes can be physically sorted in descending order). In the MySQL 8.0 Labs release (new optimizer preview), when you create an index you can specify the […]

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A Guide to the Percona Monitoring and Management Demo

 | October 19, 2016 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, InnoDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management Demo

As part of the release of Percona Monitoring and Management, we set up an extensive online Percona Monitoring and Management demo at pmmdemo.percona.com. The demo is pretty self-explanatory and easy to explore, but you will probably find it a lot more interesting with some explanation. This post provides some guidance. The PMM demo has a […]

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