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Percona Database Performance Blog Year in Review: Top Blog Posts

 | December 29, 2017 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL

Percona Database Performance Blog

Let’s look at some of the most popular Percona Database Performance Blog posts in 2017. The closing of a year lends itself to looking back. And making lists. With the Percona Database Performance Blog, Percona staff and leadership work hard to provide the open source community with insights, technical support, predictions and metrics around multiple […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 21: Looking Back on 2017 in the Open Source Database Community

 | December 29, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Live, ProxySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. The end of the year is upon us, and this column is being penned a little earlier than usual as I enjoy a quick bout of wrapping up for the year. We’ve had a lot […]

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Monitoring Amazon Aurora with PMM

 | December 28, 2017 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

In this blog, we’ll look at how to monitor Amazon Aurora using Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM). One impact of the growth of web services such as AWS on DBAs is the need to understand and report on database and application resource usage. DBAs have always had to monitor for performance-related usability issues, which may […]

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The hidepid Options for /proc and Percona XtraDB Cluster Don’t Play Well Together

 | December 27, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Security

hidepid

In this blog, we’ll look at how the hidepid options for /proc and Percona XtraDB Cluster can fight with one another. One of the things I like about consulting at Percona is the opportunity to be exposed to unusual problems. I recently worked with a customer having issues getting SST to work with Percona XtraDB […]

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MongoDB 3.6 Aggregation and Array Improvements

 | December 26, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, open source databases

MongoDB 3.6 sorting

In this blog, we’ll look at MongoDB 3.6 aggregation and array improvements. With MongoDB 3.6 out, and us having talked about security, transactions and sessions, we can now start to talk about something much more fun. This blog is centered the improvements around arrays, dates and aggregations. My goal here is two parts: first to […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 20: cPanel changes strategy, Percona Live CFP extended

 | December 22, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. I think the biggest news from last week was from cPanel – if you haven’t already read the post, please do – on Being a Good Open Source Community Member: Why we hesitated on MySQL 5.7. cPanel […]

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Three P’s of a Successful Black Friday: Percona, Pepper Media Holding, and PMM

 | December 21, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Remote DBA

Successful Black Friday

As we close out the holiday season, let’s look at some data that tells us how to guarantee a successful Black Friday (from a database perspective). There are certain peak times of the year where companies worldwide hold their breath in the hope that their databases do not become overloaded or unresponsive. A large percentage […]

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Percona Live 2018 Call for Papers Deadline Extended to January 12, 2018

 | December 20, 2017 |  Posted In: AWS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Percona Live 2018 Featured Talk

Percona is extending the Percona Live 2018 call for papers deadline to January 12, 2018! Percona’s gift to you this holiday season is the gift of time – submit your speaking topics right up until January 12, 2018! As the year winds up, we received many requests to extend the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 call […]

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Updates to Percona Bug Tracking

 | December 20, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL

Percona Bug Tracking

We’re completing our move of Percona bug tracking into JIRA, and the drop-dead date is December 28, 2017. For some time now, Percona has maintained both the legacy Launchpad bug tracking system and a JIRA bug tracking system for some of the newer products. The time has come to consolidate everything into the JIRA bug […]

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