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Percona Server 5.6.29-76.2 is now available

 | March 7, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, TokuDB

Percona Server

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.6.29-76.2 on March 7, 2016. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or from the Percona Software Repositories. Based on MySQL 5.6.29, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.6.29-76.2 is the current GA release in the Percona Server 5.6 series. Percona Server is open-source […]

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How to Mitigate DROWN CVE-2016-0800

 | March 4, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

Mitigate DROWN CVE-2016-0800

This blog post will discuss how to Mitigate DROWN CVE-2016-0800. Unless you’ve been living in a cave you’ll have heard (or likely to hear about soon) the drown attack. From the Red Hat site: “A padding oracle flaw was found in the Secure Sockets Layer version 2.0 (SSLv2) protocol. An attacker can potentially use this […]

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Virtual columns in MySQL and MariaDB

 | March 4, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

Virtual columns in MySQL and MariaDB

In this blog post, we’ll compare virtual columns in MySQL and MariaDB. Virtual columns are one of my top features in MySQL 5.7: they can store a value that is derived from one or several other fields in the same table in a new field. It’s a very good way to build a functional index. […]

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Percona Server 5.5.48-37.8 is now available

 | March 4, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, InnoDB, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software

Percona Server

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.5.48-37.8 on March 4, 2016. Based on MySQL 5.5.48, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.5.48-37.8 is now the current stable release in the 5.5 series. Percona Server is open-source and free. Details of the release can be found in the 5.5.48-37.8 […]

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How MaxScale monitors servers

 | March 2, 2016 |  Posted In: High-availability, Maxscale, MySQL

maxscale monitors servers

In this post, we’ll address how MaxScale monitors servers. We saw in the We saw in the previous post how we could deal with high availability (HA) and read-write split using MaxScale. If you remember from the previous post, we used this section to monitor replication:

But what are we monitoring? We are monitoring […]

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