Percona XtraBackup 8 Enables –lock-ddl by Default

Percona XtraBackup 8 Enables --lock-ddl by Default

Percona XtraBackup 8.0.23 enables the “lock-ddl” option by default to ensure any DDL events do not corrupt the backups. Any DML events continue to occur, and only DDL events are blocked.
A DDL lock protects the definition of tables and views. With the “–lock-ddl” option disabled, Percona XtraBackup allows backups while concurrent DDL events continue […]

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Percona Live ONLINE 2021 Call for Papers!

Percona Live ONLINE 2021 call for papers

Percona Live ONLINE will be held virtually from May 12-13, 2021 and we’re excited to announce the call for papers for the conference is now open!
TL;DR

The conference will be held online from May 12-13, 2021
Call for papers open now
The deadline for submissions is February 28, 2021
Seeking submissions for lightning talks, 30-minute talks, 60-minute talks, […]

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Deploying Any Version of Leading Open Source Databases for Tests and Experiments

Deploying Any Version of Leading Open Source Databases

I want to present a tool for running a specific version of open source databases in a single instance, replication setups, and Kubernetes. AnyDbVer deploys MySQL/MariaDB/MongoDB/PostgreSQL for testing and experiments.
It Could Be Started By…
Docker (or Podman) or dbdeployer (MySQL-Sandbox successor) could also start a specific database version, but such installations are significantly different from […]

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Achieving a More Secure MongoDB with Percona Monitoring and Management’s Security Tool

More Secure MongoDB

Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is a great way to monitor your MongoDB deployment for things like memory, CPU, inter-database metrics like wiredTiger cache utilization, read/write ticket utilization, Query Analytics, and many, many more.  Did you know that in addition to all that, it also has a security threat tool?  In this blog, we’ll […]

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Getting Started with MongoDB in OpenShift Using the Percona Server for MongoDB Kubernetes Operator

MongoDB in OpenShift

Kubernetes has become an integral part of many architectures and has continued to rise in popularity.  Kubernetes is an open source platform for managing containerized workloads and services.  One approach to running Kubernetes is Redhat’s OpenShift.  OpenShift is RedHat’s name for its family of containerization products.  The main part of OpenShift and the product […]

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