5 Cool Features in Percona Monitoring and Management You Should Try!

Cool Features in Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL, MongoDB, and PostgreSQL databases, along with Load Balancing tools like ProxySQL. It is also ‘cloud ready’, meaning it has support for monitoring DBaaS (Amazon RDS, Aurora, and more). You can run PMM in your own environment for maximum security […]

Read more

Webinar October 7: eBPFTrace – DTrace Replacement on Linux

eBPFTrace

Join Peter Zaitsev, Percona CEO, as he discusses eBPFTrace and DTrace on Linux.
While eBPF was included in Linux kernel for quite a few years, it lacked a good “front end” to complete Dtrace functionality in the Linux ecosystem. In this presentation, Peter will look into eBPFTrace as a capable Dtrace replacement. He will also […]

Read more

New MongoDB Exporter Released with Percona Monitoring and Management 2.10.0

MongoDB Exporter Percona Monitoring and Management

With Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 2.10.0, Percona is releasing a new MongoDB exporter for Prometheus. It is a complete rewrite from scratch with a totally new approach to collect and expose metrics from MongoDB diagnostic commands.
The MongoDB exporter in the 0.11.x branch exposes only a static list of handpicked metrics with custom names […]

Read more

Using Security Definer to Monitor PostgreSQL 9.6 or Earlier Using Percona Monitoring and Management

security definer postgresql

I have previously written a blog post on the detailed steps involved in enabling PostgreSQL monitoring using PMM. In that post, you could see me talking about the role: pg_monitor that can be granted to monitoring users. The
pg_monitor role restricts a monitoring user from accessing user data but only grants access to statistic […]

Read more

MongoDB 101: 5 Configuration Options That Impact Security (And How to Set Them)

MongoDB Security

As with any database platform, MongoDB security is of paramount importance to keeping your data safe.  MongoDB and other data platforms like Redis and Elasticsearch are often in the news for data breaches because of misconfigured settings in the database.  So how do you keep you and your company’s data from being compromised and […]

Read more