Yearly Archives - 2016

MongoDB PIT Backups In Depth

MongoDB PIT Backups

In this blog is an in-depth discussion of MongoDB PIT backups.
Note: INTIMIDATION FREE ZONE!! This post is meant to give the reader most of the knowledge that is needed to understand the material. This includes basic MongoDB knowledge and other core concepts. I have tried to include links for further research where I can. […]

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Percona Live 2017 Sneak Peek Schedule Up Now! See the Available Sessions!

Percona Live

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

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.16-27.19 is now available

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.16-27.19 on December 15, 2016. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.16-27.19 is now the current release, based on the following:

Percona Server 5.7.16-10
Galera Replication library 3.19
wsrep API version 26

All Percona software is open-source and free.
Deprecated

The following encryption modes are […]

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Percona Live Featured Tutorial with Giuseppe Maxia — MySQL Document Store: SQL and NoSQL United

Percona Live Europe Featured Talk Giuseppe Maxia

Welcome to a new series of blogs: Percona Live featured tutorial speakers! In these blogs, we’ll highlight some of the tutorial speakers that will be at this year’s Percona Live conference. We’ll also discuss how these tutorials can help you improve your database environment. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona Live […]

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Row Store and Column Store Databases

Row Store and Column Store

In this blog post, we’ll discuss the differences between row store and column store databases.
Clients often ask us if they should or could be using columnar databases. For some applications, a columnar database is a great choice; for others, you should stick with the tried and true row-based option.
At a basic level, row stores […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.34-26.19 is now available

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.34-26.19 on December 14, 2016. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.34-26.19 is now the current release, based on the following:

Percona Server 5.6.34-79.1
Galera Replication library 3.19
wsrep API version 26

All Percona software is open-source and free. Details of this release […]

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Webinar Wednesday 12/14: MongoDB System Tuning Best Practices

MongoDB System Tuning

Please join Percona Senior Technical Operations Architect Tim Vaillancourt on Wednesday December 14, at 10:00 am PST/ 1:00pm EST (UTC-8) as he presents MongoDB System Tuning Best Practices.
People give much love to optimizing  document design, provisioning, and even selecting an engine in MongoDB. They give little attention to tuning Linux to handle databases efficiently. In […]

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MongoDB 3.4: Facet Aggregation Features and SERVER-27395 Mongod Crash

Mongod Crash

This blog discusses MongoDB 3.4 GA facet aggregation features and the SERVER-27395 mongod crash bug.
As you may have heard, in late November MongoDB 3.4 GA was released. One feature that stuck out for me, a Lucene enthusiast, was the addition of powerful grouping and faceted search features in MongoDB 3.4.
Faceted Search
For those unfamiliar with […]

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Database Solutions Engineer FAQs

Database Solutions Engineer

In this blog series, I will discuss common questions I receive as a database Solutions Engineer at Percona. In this role, I speak with a wide array of MySQL and MongoDB users responsible for both extremely large and complex environments to smaller single-server environments. Typically we are contacted when the customer is about to […]

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