Monthly Archives - February 2017

Percona XtraBackup 2.3.7 is Now Available

Percona XtraBackup 2.3.5

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.3.7 on February 22, 2017. Downloads are available from our download site or Percona Software 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 as an open […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Upgrade Guide

Percona Monitoring and Management

This blog post is another in the series on the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. The purpose of this blog post is to demonstrate current best-practices for an in-place Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) upgrade. Following this method allows you to retain data previously collected by PMM in your MySQL or MongoDB […]

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Webinar Wednesday February 22, 2017: Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 Product Bundle Release


Join Percona’s MongoDB Practice Manager David Murphy on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 10:00 am PST / 1:00 pm EST (UTC-8) as he reviews and discusses the Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) and Percona Toolkit product bundle release.
The webinar covers how this new bundled release ensures a robust, secure database […]

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MongoDB 3.4 Bundle Release: Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4, Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1, Percona Toolkit 3.0 with MongoDB

Percona Server for MongoDB

This blog post is the first in a series on our 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 the release.
We have a lot of great MongoDB content coming your way […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.0.1 is now available

Percona Toolkit

Percona announces the availability of Percona Toolkit 3.0.1 on February 20, 2017. This is the first general availability (GA) release in the 3.0 series with a focus on padding MongoDB tools:


Downloads are available from the Percona Software Repositories.
NOTE: If you are upgrading using Percona’s yum repositories, make sure that the you enable the basearch repo, because Percona Toolkit 3.0 is […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.1 is now available

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.1 on February 20, 2017. This is the first general availability (GA) release in the PMM 1.1 series with a focus on providing alternative deployment options for PMM Server:

OVA image for VirtualBox is available from the testing download area at
Public Amazon Machine Images (AMI):

US East (N. Virginia)
EU […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.2-1.2 is now available

Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.2-1.2 on February 20, 2017. It is the first general availability (GA) release in the 3.4 series. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories.

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MySQL Bug 72804 Workaround: “BINLOG statement can no longer be used to apply query events”


In this blog post, we’ll look at a workaround for MySQL bug 72804.
Recently I worked on a ticket where a customer performed a point-in-time recovery PITR using a large set of binary logs. Normally we handle this by applying the last backup, then re-applying all binary logs created since the last backup. In the middle of the […]

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Percona Blog Poll Results: What Programming Languages Are You Using for Backend Development?

Programming Languages

In this blog we’ll look at the results from Percona’s blog poll on what programming languages you’re using for backend development.
Late last year we started a poll on what backend programming languages are being used by the open source community. The three components of the backend – server, application, and database – are what makes […]

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MariaDB at Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017

Percona Live

UPDATE: Sveta Smirnova will be speaking at M17! Her talk is titled Lessons Learned: Troubleshooting Replication. It covers the similarities and differences between MySQL and MariaDB replication, and how to make the correct configuration choices to avoid problems.
In this blog, we’ll look at how we plan to represent MariaDB at Percona Live.

The MariaDB Corporation is […]

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