Monthly Archives - December 2016

Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.7 release

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.7.
The Percona Monitoring and Management Server (PMM) is distributed through Docker Hub, PMM Client – through tarball or system packages. The instructions for installing or upgrading PMM are available in the documentation.
PMM Server changelog

Added new widgets and graphs to “PXC/Galera Graphs” dashboard.
Fixed hostgroup filtering for […]

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Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.7 release

Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.7

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.7.

New Nagios script for MongoDB.
Added MySQL socket and flag options to Cacti PHP script.
Added disk volume check on “Mounted on” in addition to “Filesystem” to Cacti PHP script to allow monitoring of tmpfs mounts.
Allow delayed slave to have SQL thread stopped on pmp-check-mysql-replication-delay check.
Fix for […]

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Percona Toolkit 2.2.20 is now available

Percona Toolkit

Percona announces the availability of Percona Toolkit 2.2.20. Released December 9, 2016, Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced command-line tools that perform a variety of MySQL server and system tasks that DBAs find too difficult or complex for to perform manually. Percona Toolkit, like all Percona software, is free and open source.
This release is the current […]

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Tuning Linux for MongoDB: Automated Tuning on Redhat and CentOS

Tuning Linux for MongoDB

In a previous blog post: “Tuning Linux for MongoDB,” I covered several tunings for an efficient MongoDB deployment on Linux in Production. This post expands on that one.
While I felt the tuning Linux for MongoDB was a very useful blog post that results in a great baseline tuning, something bugged me about how much […]

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First MongoDB replica-set Configuration for MySQL DBAs

Replica-Set Configuration

In this blog post, we will work on the first replica-set configuration for MySQL DBAs. We will map as many names as possible and compare how the databases work.
Replica-sets are the most common MongoDB deployment nowadays. One of the most frequent questions is: How do you deploy a replica-set? In this blog, the setup […]

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Webinar Thursday, December 8: Virtual Columns in MySQL and MariaDB

Virtual Columns

Please join Federico Razzoli, Consultant at Percona, on Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 8 AM PT / 11 AM ET (UTC – 8) as he presents Virtual Columns in MySQL and MariaDB.
MariaDB 5.2 and MySQL 5.7 introduced virtual columns, with different implementations.Their features and limitations are similar, but not identical. The main difference is […]

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Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference Tutorial Schedule is Live!

Percona Live

We are excited to announce that the tutorial schedule for the Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference is up!
The Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference 2017 is April 24th – 27th, at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara & The Santa Clara Convention Center.
Click through to the tutorial link right now, look […]

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Business Continuity and MySQL Backups

MySQL Backups

This blog post discusses the business continuity plan around MySQL backups, and how organizations should think about them.
During the years I’ve worked in IT, I’ve learned that backups sometimes are a conceptual subject in organizations. Many companies have them, but don’t document the associated business continuation plan for them. I experienced this the hard way […]

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