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Webinar Tues 6/26: MariaDB Server 10.3

 | June 25, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Technical Webinars

MariaDB 10.3 Webinar

Please join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018, as he presents MariaDB Server 10.3 at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   MariaDB Server 10.3 is out. It has some interesting features around system versioned tables, Oracle compatibility, column compression, an integrated SPIDER engine, as well […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.12 Is Now Available

 | June 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup


Percona announces the GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.12 on June 22, 2018. 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. Offered free […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 43: Polyglots, Security and DataOps.Barcelona

 | June 22, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. This is a short working week for me due to a family emergency. It caused me to skip speaking at DataOps.Barcelona and miss hanging out with the awesome of speakers and attendees. This is the […]

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Finding the Right Direction: MongoDB Compass – Community Version

 | June 22, 2018 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB

MongoDB Compass

In this blog post, we will talk a bit about the product MongoDB Compass. This new tool has 3 main versions, these being: Community, Enterprise and Enterprise Read Only. MongoDB Compass Community is free, but a bit limited. It allows you to connect to your MongoDB Database to run queries, check queries execution plans, manage indexes, and create, […]

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Lock Down: Enforcing SELinux with Percona XtraDB Cluster

 | June 21, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Security

SELinux for PXC security

Why do I spend time blogging about security frameworks? Because, although there are some resources available on the Web, none apply to Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) directly. Actually, I rarely encounter a MySQL setup where SELinux is enforced and never when Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) or another Galera replication implementation is used. As we’ll see, […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.15-2.13 Is Now Available

 | June 20, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Software


Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.15-2.13 on June 20, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, and highly-scalable database that is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 3.4 Community Edition. It supports MongoDB 3.4 protocols and drivers. […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.40-26.25 Is Now Available

 | June 20, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.40-26.25 (PXC) on June 20, 2018. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.40-26.25 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.40 Galera/Codership WSREP API Release 5.6.39 Galera Replication library 3.23 All Percona software […]

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Is Serverless Just a New Word for Cloud Based?

 | June 20, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL

serverless architecture

Serverless is a new buzzword in the database industry. Even though it gets tossed around often, there is some confusion about what it really means and how it really works. Serverless architectures rely on third-party Backend as a Service (BaaS) services. They can also include custom code that is run in managed, ephemeral containers on […]

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Webinar Thu 6/21: How to Analyze and Tune MySQL Queries for Better Performance

 | June 20, 2018 |  Posted In: EXPLAIN, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, MySQL 101, Technical Webinars

database query tuning

Please join Percona’s MySQL Database Administrator, Brad Mickel as he presents How to Analyze and Tune MySQL Queries for Better Performance on Thursday, June 21st, 2018, at 10:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   Query performance is essential in making any application successful. In order to finely tune your queries […]

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Chunk Change: InnoDB Buffer Pool Resizing

 | June 19, 2018 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL

innodb buffer pool chunk size

Since MySQL 5.7.5, we have been able to resize dynamically the InnoDB Buffer Pool. This new feature also introduced a new variable — innodb_buffer_pool_chunk_size — which defines the chunk size by which the buffer pool is enlarged or reduced. This variable is not dynamic and if it is incorrectly configured, could lead to undesired situations. […]

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