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Percona is Hiring: Director of Platform Engineering

 | September 8, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

percona is hiring

Percona is hiring a Director of Platform Engineering. Find out more! At Percona, we recognize you need much more than just a database server to successfully run a database-powered infrastructure. You also need strong tools that deploy, manage and monitor the software. Percona’s Platform Engineering group is responsible just for that. They build next-generation open […]

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Percona Live Europe featured talk with Igor Canadi — Everything you wanted to know about MongoRocks

 | September 7, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Live

percona live europe featured talk

Welcome to another Percona Live Europe featured talk with Percona Live Europe 2016: Amsterdam speakers! In this series of blogs, we’ll highlight some of the speakers that will be at this year’s conference. We’ll also discuss the technologies and outlooks of the speakers themselves. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona Live Europe […]

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Get MySQL Passwords in Plain Text from .mylogin.cnf

 | September 7, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Security

MySQL Passwords

This post will tell you how to get MySQL passwords in plain text using the .mylogin.cnf file. Since MySQL 5.6.6, it became possible to store MySQL credentials in an encrypted login path file named .mylogin.cnf, using the mysql_config_editor tool. This is better than in plain text anyway. What if I need to read this password in […]

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MyRocks Docker images

 | September 6, 2016 |  Posted In: Docker, MySQL

Docker

In this post, I’ll point you to MyRocks Docker images with binaries, allowing you to install and play with the software. During the @Scale conference, Facebook announced that MyRocks is mature enough that it has been installed on 5% of Facebook’s MySQL slaves. This has saved 50% of the space on these slaves, which allows them […]

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MongoDB at Percona Live Europe

 | September 6, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe

This year, you will find a great deal about MongoDB at Percona Live Europe. As we continue to work on growing the independent MongoDB ecosystem, this year’s Percona Live Europe in Amsterdam includes many talks about MongoDB. If your company uses MongoDB technologies, is focused exclusively on developing with MongoDB or MongoDB operations, or is […]

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InnoDB Troubleshooting: Q & A

 | September 2, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Technical Webinars

InnoDB Troubleshooting

In this blog, I will provide answers to the Q & A for the InnoDB Troubleshooting webinar. First, I want to thank everybody for attending the August 11 webinar. The recording and slides for the webinar are available here. Below is the list of your questions that I wasn’t able to answer during the webinar, […]

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MHA Quick Start Guide

 | September 2, 2016 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL

MHA

MHA (Master High Availability Manager and tools for MySQL) is one of the most important pieces of our managed services. When properly set up, it can check replication health, move writer and reader virtual IPs, perform failovers, and have its output constantly monitored by Nagios. Is it easy to deploy and follows the KISS (Keep It […]

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Percona Live Europe featured talk with Manyi Lu — MySQL 8.0: what’s new in Optimizer

 | September 1, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe featured talk

Welcome to a new Percona Live Europe featured talk with Percona Live Europe 2016: Amsterdam speakers! In this series of blogs, we’ll highlight some of the speakers that will be at this year’s conference. We’ll also discuss the technologies and outlooks of the speakers themselves. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona Live […]

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