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 containers

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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