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The Final Countdown: Are You Ready for Percona Live 2018?

 | April 20, 2018 |  Posted In: AWS, Containers, Database Monitoring, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, Percona Live

Are you ready for Percona Live

It’s hard to believe Percona Live 2018 starts on Monday! We’re looking forward to seeing everyone in Santa Clara next week! Here are some quick highlights to remember: In addition to all the amazing sessions and keynotes we’ve announced, we’ll be hosting the MySQL Community Awards and the Lightning Talks on Monday during the Opening […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.0.9 Is Now Available

and  | April 20, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Toolkit

Percona announces the release of Percona Toolkit 3.0.9 on April 20, 2018. Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced open source command-line tools, developed and used by the Percona technical staff, that are engineered to perform a variety of MySQL®, MongoDB® and system tasks that are too difficult or complex to perform manually. With over 1,000,000 downloads, […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.10.0 Is Now Available

and  | April 20, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, AWS, Database Monitoring, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, PMM

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL® and MongoDB® performance. You can run PMM in your own environment for maximum security and reliability. It provides thorough time-based analysis for MySQL® and MongoDB® servers to ensure that your data works as efficiently as possible. We focused mainly on two features in 1.10.0, but there are also several notable […]

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Sysbench-tpcc Supports PostgreSQL (No, Really This Time)

 | April 19, 2018 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Database Monitoring, Insight for DBAs, MySQL

Sysbench-tpcc Supports PostgreSQL

This time, we really mean it when we say sysbench-tpcc supports PostgreSQL. When I initially announced sysbench-tpcc, I mentioned it potentially could run against PostgreSQL, but it was more like wishful thinking than reality. The reality was that even though both databases speak SQL, the difference in dialects was too big and the queries written […]

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Congratulations to Our Friends at Oracle with the MySQL 8.0 GA Release!

 | April 19, 2018 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Live

MySQL 8.0 GA

It is a great today for whole MySQL community: MySQL 8.0 was just released as GA! Geir Høydalsvik has a great summary in his “What’s New in MySQL 8.0” blog post. You can find additional information about MySQL 8.0 Replication and MySQL 8.0 Document Store that is also worth reading. If you can’t wait to upgrade to MySQL […]

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Restore a MongoDB Logical Backup

 | April 18, 2018 |  Posted In: Backups, Insight for DBAs, MongoDB

MongoDB Logical Backup

In this article, we will explain how to restore a MongoDB logical backup performed via ‘mongodump’ to a mongod instance. MongoDB logical backup requires the use of the ‘mongorestore‘ tool to perform the restore backup. This article focuses on this tool and process. Note: Percona develops a backup tool named Percona-Lab/mongodb-consistent-backup, which is a wrapper for ‘mongodump‘, adding […]

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Webinar Thursday, April 19, 2018: Running MongoDB in Production, Part 1

 | April 18, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, Technical Webinars

Running MongoDB

Please join Percona’s Senior Technical Operations Architect, Tim Vaillancourt as he presents Running MongoDB in Production, Part 1 on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 10:00 am PDT (UTC-7) / 1:00 pm EDT (UTC-4). Are you a seasoned MySQL DBA that needs to add MongoDB to your skills? Are you used to managing a small environment that runs well, but […]

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Using Hints to Analyze Queries

 | April 17, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL

Hints to Analyze Queries

In this blog post, we’ll look at using hints to analyze queries. There are a lot of things that you can do wrong when writing a query, which means that there a lot of things that you can do to make it better. From my personal experience there are two things you should review first: The table […]

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Webinar Wednesday, April 18, 2018: Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7 Tutorial

 | April 17, 2018 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL, Technical Webinars, XtraDB Cluster

Percona XtraDB Cluster Tutorial

Please join Percona’s Architect, Tibi Köröcz as he presents Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7 Tutorial on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 7:00 am PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 am EDT (UTC-4). Never used Percona XtraDB Cluster before? Come join this 45-minute tutorial where we will introduce you to the concepts of a fully functional Percona XtraDB Cluster. In this […]

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