Monthly Archives - September 2015

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.25-25.12 is now available

Percona is glad to announce the new release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 on September 21st 2015. Binaries are available from downloads area or from our software repositories.
Based on Percona Server 5.6.25-73.1 including all the bug fixes in it, Galera Replicator 3.12, and on Codership wsrep API 25.11, Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.25-25.12 is now […]

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Containing your logical backups: mydumper in docker

Docker

Even with software like Percona Xtrabackup, logical backups remain an important component of a thorough backup strategy. To gather a logical backup in a timely fashion we rely on a tool called mydumper. In the Percona Managed Services department we’re lucky enough to have one of the project’s most active contributors and many of the latest features […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.0.5-rc7 is now available

Percona is pleased to announce the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.0.5-rc7 on September 21, 2015. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or from the Percona Software Repositories.
Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, fully compatible, highly scalable, zero-maintenance downtime database supporting the MongoDB v3.0 protocol and drivers. Based on MongoDB 3.0.5, it extends MongoDB with […]

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VividCortex Agent Benchmark

Intro
The purpose of this project was to measure the potential overhead of VividCortex Agent, which is used by VividCortex.com database monitoring system. This benchmark is part of a consulting engagement with VividCortex and paid by the customer.
The assumption is that VividCortex agent uses CPU processing time, and we should see an impact on user […]

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Clarification on “Call me Maybe: MariaDB Galera Cluster”

Recently Aphyr (Kyle Kingsbury) published https://aphyr.com/posts/327-call-me-maybe-mariadb-galera-cluster
The article is technically valid, I am not going to dispute a conclusion Aphyr made, but it is also quite technically involved, so users who just jump to conclusion may get the wrong impression and we’re left with more questions than ever.
So, let me state what is the real […]

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Webinar: Introduction to MySQL SYS Schema follow up questions

Thanks to all who attended my webinar Introduction to MySQL SYS Schema. This blog is for me to address the extra questions I didn’t have time to answer on the stream.
Can i have the performance_schema enabled in 5.6 and then install the sys schema? Or they are one and the same?
You need to have […]

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Percona Server 5.6.26-74.0 is now available

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.6.26-74.0 on September 15, 2015. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or from the Percona Software Repositories.
Based on MySQL 5.6.26, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.6.26-74.0 is the current GA release in the Percona Server 5.6 series. Percona Server is open-source […]

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MongoDB and Percona TokuMX Security Guidelines

Several reports we’re published in the news about how easy it is to access data stored in some NoSQL systems, including MongoDB. This is not surprising because security was rather relaxed in earlier versions of MongoDB . This post lists some of the common vulnerabilities in MongoDB and Percona TokuMX.
Network Security
One key point is […]

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Webinar: Writing Application Code for MySQL High Availability Followup Questions

Thanks to all who attended my webinar last week on Writing Application Code for MySQL High Availability.  This blog is for me to address the extra questions I didn’t have time to answer on the stream.
What do you think about using Galera Cluster but writing to a single Node with LVS ?
Whatever HA strategy you […]

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Percona TokuMX 2.0.2 is now available

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona TokuMX 2.0.2 on September 10th 2015. Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories.
Based on MongoDB 2.4.10 including all the bug fixes in it, Percona TokuMX 2.0.2 is current GA release in Percona TokuMX 2.0 series.
New Features

Percona TokuMX Enterprise has been […]

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