Monthly Archives - March 2017

Monitoring Databases: A Product Comparison

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In this blog post, I will discuss the solutions for monitoring databases (which includes alerting) I have worked with and recommended in the past to my clients. This survey will mostly focus on MySQL solutions. 
One of the most common issues I come across when working with clients is monitoring and alerting. Many times, companies […]

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Percona Live Featured Session with Evan Elias: Automatic MySQL Schema Management with Skeema

Percona Live

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

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Upgrading to Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 from Previous Versions

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This post is another in the series on the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. In this blog post, we will walk through upgrading to Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 from a previous MongoDB version. We will highlight the important details to guarantee the successful completion of this task in your environment.
MongoDB 3.4 was just released, and […]

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How to Restore a Single InnoDB Table from a Full Backup After Accidentally Dropping It

InnoDB

In this blog post, we’ll look at how to restore a single InnoDB table from a full backup after dropping the table.
You can also see an earlier blog post about restoring a single table from a full backup here: How to recover a single InnoDB table from a full backup.
The idea behind the actions in […]

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Webinar Thursday, March 16, 2017: Moving to Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon Web Services

Join Percona’s Solutions Engineer Dimitri Vanoverbeke on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. PDT / 10:00 a.m. EDT (UTC-7) for a webinar on Moving to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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This webinar covers the many challenges faced when migrating applications from on-premises into Amazon Web Services (AWS). It will specifically look at moving MySQL to AWS’s […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.35-26.20 is now available

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.35-26.20 on March 10, 2017. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.35-26.20 is now the current release, based on the following:

Percona Server 5.6.35-80.0
Galera Replication library 3.20
wsrep API version 26

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

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Troubleshooting MySQL access privileges issues: Q & A

MySQL access privileges

In this blog, I will provide answers to the Q & A for the Troubleshooting MySQL Access Privileges Issues webinar.
First, I want to thank everybody for attending the February 23 webinar. The recording and slides for the webinar are available here. Below is the list of your questions that I wasn’t able to answer […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Graphs Explained: Custom MongoDB Graphs and Metrics

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 post, we will cover how to add custom MongoDB graphs to Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) and (for the daring Golang developers out there) how to add custom metrics to PMM’s percona/mongodb_exporter metric exporter.
To get […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2.12-3.2 is now available

Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2.12-3.2 on March 9, 2017. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories.
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Services Monitoring with Probabilistic Fault Detection

Services Monitoring

In this blog post, we’ll discuss services monitoring using probabilistic fault detection.
Let’s admit it, the task of monitoring services is one of the most difficult. It is time-consuming, error-prone and difficult to automate. The usual monitoring approach has been pretty straightforward in the last few years: setup a service like Nagios, or pay money to […]

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