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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Graphs Explained: MongoDB MMAPv1

 | February 28, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management 1.3.0

This blog post is another in the series on the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. In this blog post, I hope to cover some areas to watch with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) when running MMAPv1. The graph examples from this article are from the MMAPv1 dashboard that will be released for the first […]

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Webinar Thursday March 2, 2017: MongoDB Query Patterns

 | February 27, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Technical Webinars

MongoDB Query

Join Percona’s Senior Technical Services Engineer Adamo Tonete on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. PST / 2:00 p.m. EST (UTC-8) as he reviews and discusses MongoDB® query patterns. Register Now MongoDB is a fast and simple-to-query schema-free database. It features a smart query optimizer that tries to use the easiest data retrieval method. […]

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MySQL Ransomware: Open Source Database Security Part 3

and  | February 27, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, Security

MySQL Ransomware

This blog post examines the recent MySQL® ransomware attacks, and what open source database security best practices could have prevented them. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that there has been an uptick in ransomware for MongoDB and Elasticsearch deployments. Recently, we’re seeing the same for MySQL. Let’s look and see if this is MySQL’s […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Graphs Explained: WiredTiger and Percona Memory Engine

 | February 27, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Monitoring and Management

This blog post is another in the series on the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. In this blog, we’ll go over some useful metrics WiredTiger outputs and how we visualize them in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM). WiredTiger is the default storage engine for MongoDB since version 3.2. The addition of this full-featured, comprehensive […]

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Installing Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) for the First Time

 | February 24, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Docker, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, ProxySQL, Solutions Engineering, XtraDB Cluster

Percona Monitoring and Management 2

This blog post is another in the series on the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. This post is meant to walk a prospective user through the benefits of Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM), how it’s architected and the simple install process. By the end of this post, you should have a good idea […]

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Quest for Better Replication in MySQL: Galera vs. Group Replication

 | February 24, 2017 |  Posted In: Group Replication, High-availability, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Replication

Group Replication

UPDATE: Some of the language in the original post was considered overly-critical of Oracle by some community members. This was not my intent, and I’ve modified the language to be less so. I’ve also changed term “synchronous” (which the use of is inaccurate and misleading) to “virtually synchronous.” This term is more accurate and already used by both […]

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Percona MongoDB 3.4 Bundle Release: Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 Features Explored

 | February 23, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MongoDB, Percona Server for MongoDB

MMAPv1

This blog post is another in the series on the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. This release includes Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Monitoring and Management, and Percona Toolkit. In this post, we’ll look at the features included in Percona Server for MongoDB. I apologize for the long blog, but there is a […]

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Webinar Thursday, February 23, 2017: Troubleshooting MySQL Access Privileges Issues

 | February 22, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, Security, Technical Webinars

Troubleshooting MySQL Access Privileges

Please join Sveta Smirnova, Percona’s Principal Technical Services Engineer, as she presents Troubleshooting MySQL Access Privileges Issues on February 23, 2017 at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST (UTC-8). Do you have registered users who can’t connect to the MySQL server? Strangers modifying data to which they shouldn’t have access? MySQL supports a rich […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Graphs Explained: MongoDB with RocksDB

 | February 22, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management 1.3.0

This blog post is another in the series on the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. In mid-2016, Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) added support for RocksDB with MongoDB, also known as “MongoRocks.” In this blog, we will go over the Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.1.0 version of the MongoDB RocksDB dashboard, how PMM is […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.6 is Now Available

 | February 22, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona XtraBackup 2.4.7-2

Percona announces the GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.6 on February 22, 2017. You can download it from our download site and apt and yum repositories. Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered free […]

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