Swag for Review: Special Winter Set for Percona MongoDB Products

Percona Swag MongoDB

We continue to give away exclusive Percona swag for your honest reviews about our products. Today we are glad to announce a special winter set that works for the reviews on specific products.
Percona is developing three excellent products created for MongoDB database technology:

Percona Server for MongoDB is a free, open-source drop-in replacement for MongoDB […]

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Enabling jemalloc on Percona Server for MySQL 5.7 and 8.0 Series

jemalloc on Percona Server for MySQL

The benefits of jemalloc versus glibc memory allocator for use with MySQL have been widely discussed. With jemalloc (along with Transparent Huge Pages disabled) there is less memory fragmentation, and thus more efficient resource management of the server memory. For MySQL 5.6, installing jemalloc is enough to enable it when starting the MySQL process. However, […]

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Foiled by the Firewall: A Tale of Transition From Prometheus to VictoriaMetrics

Transition From Prometheus to VictoriaMetrics

When I was in the interview process here at Percona, I was told I’d be leading the team that delivered Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) and so naturally, I wanted to know just what that meant.  I started researching the product and I got even more excited about this opportunity because as I read, […]

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How pgBackRest is Addressing Slow PostgreSQL WAL Archiving Using Asynchronous Feature

Slow PostgreSQL WAL Archiving

In one of my previous blog posts, Why PostgreSQL WAL Archival is Slow, I tried to explain three of the major design limitations of PostgreSQL’s WAL archiver which is not so great for a database with high WAL generation. In this post, I want to discuss how pgBackRest is addressing one of the problems […]

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Support for Percona XtraDB Cluster in ProxySQL (Part Two)

Support for Percona XtraDB Cluster in ProxySQL

How scheduler and script stand in supporting failover (Percona and Marco example) 
In part one of this series,  I had illustrated how simple scenarios may fail or have problems when using Galera native support inside ProxySQL. In this post, I will repeat the same tests but using the scheduler option and the external script.
The Scheduler
First […]

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