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Industry Recognition of Percona: Great Products, Great Team

 | June 30, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL

Percona

Percona’s focus on customer success pushes us to deliver the very best products, services and support. Three recent industry awards reflect our continued success in achieving these goals. We recently garnered a Bronze Stevie Award “Company of the Year – Computer Software – Medium.” Stevies are some of the most coveted awards in the tech […]

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How Does Percona Software Compare: the Value of Percona Software and Services

 | June 29, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Managed Services, Percona MySQL Consulting, Percona Remote DBA, Percona Software, Percona Support

Percona Software and Services

In this blog post, I’ll discuss my experience as a Solutions Engineer in explaining the value of Percona software and services to customers. The inspiration for this blog post was a recent conversation with a prospective client. They were exploring open source software solutions and professional services for the first time. This is a fairly common […]

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SSL Connections in MySQL 5.7

 | June 27, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, Security, SSL

SSL Connections

This blog post looks at SSL connections and how they work in MySQL 5.7. Recently I was working on an SSL implementation with MySQL 5.7, and I made some interesting discoveries. I realized I could connect to the MySQL server without specifying the SSL keys on the client side, and the connection is still secured […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster, Galera Cluster, MySQL Group Replication High Availability Webinar: Q & A

and  | June 23, 2017 |  Posted In: Group Replication, High-availability, InnoDB, Percona XtraDB Cluster

High Availability Webinar

Thank you for attending the Wednesday, June 21, 2017 high availability webinar titled Percona XtraDB Cluster, Galera Cluster, MySQL Group Replication. In this blog, I will provide answers to the Q & A for that webinar. You can find the slides and a recording of the webinar here. Is there a minimum MySQL server version for […]

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ClickHouse in a General Analytical Workload (Based on a Star Schema Benchmark)

 | June 22, 2017 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL, Performance Schema

ClickHouse

In this blog post, we’ll look at how ClickHouse performs in a general analytical workload using the star schema benchmark test. We have mentioned ClickHouse in some recent posts (ClickHouse: New Open Source Columnar Database, Column Store Database Benchmarks: MariaDB ColumnStore vs. Clickhouse vs. Apache Spark), where it showed excellent results. ClickHouse by itself seems […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.5 is Now Available

 | June 21, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Orchestrator, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Software, PMM, Prometheus, ProxySQL

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.5 on June 21, 2017. For installation instructions, see the Deployment Guide. Changes in PMM Server PMM-667: Fixed the Latency graph in the ProxySQL Overview dashboard to plot microsecond values instead of milliseconds. PMM-800: Fixed the InnoDB Page Splits graph in the MySQL InnoDB Metrics Advanced dashboard to […]

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Tracing MongoDB Queries to Code with Cursor Comments

 | June 21, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB

Tracing MongoDB Queries

In this short blog post, we will discuss a helpful feature for tracing MongoDB queries: Cursor Comments. Cursor Comments Much like other database systems, MongoDB supports the ability for application developers to set comment strings on their database queries using the Cursor Comment feature. This feature is very useful for both DBAs and developers for quickly […]

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