Monthly Archives - August 2017

Migrating Data from an Encrypted Amazon MySQL RDS Instance to an Encrypted Amazon Aurora Instance

Migrating Data

In this blog post, we’ll discuss migrating data from encrypted Amazon MySQL RDS to encrypted Amazon Aurora.
One of my customers wanted to migrate from an encrypted MySQL RDS instance to an encrypted Aurora instance. They have a pretty large database, therefore using mysqldump or a similar tool was not suitable for them. They also wanted to setup […]

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The MySQL High Availability Landscape in 2017 (The Adults)

In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the MySQL high availability solution options.
In the previous post of this series, we looked at the MySQL high availability (HA) solutions that have been around for a long time. I called these solutions “the elders.” Some of these solutions (like replication) are heavily used today […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2.16-3.6 is Now Available

Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2.16-3.6 on August 21, 2017. Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories.
Percona Server for MongoDB is a highly scalable, zero-maintenance downtime database supporting the MongoDB v3.2 protocol and drivers. It extends MongoDB with MongoRocks and Percona Memory Engine storage engines, as well as several enterprise features. Percona Server for MongoDB requires no […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles: Percona Live Europe!

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Has a week passed already? Welcome back to the second column. A lot of time has been spent neck deep in getting speakers accepted and scheduled for Percona Live Open Source Database Conference Europe 2017 […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.2.1 is Now Available

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.2.1 on August 16, 2017.
For install and upgrade instructions, see Deploying Percona Monitoring and Management.
This hotfix release improves memory consumption.
Changes in PMM Server
We’ve introduced the following changes in PMM Server 1.2.1:

Bug fixes

PMM-1280: PMM server affected by nGinx CVE-2017-7529. An integer overflow exploit could result in a DOS (Denial of Service) for the affected nginx […]

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Upcoming Webinar Thursday, August 17: Efficient CRUD Queries in MongoDB

Join Percona’s, Senior Technical Operations Architect Tim Vaillancourt as he presents “Efficient CRUD Queries in MongoDB” on Thursday, August 17, 2017, at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT (UTC-7).
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MongoDB has its own commands and function structures that ask the database to do work. In this talk, we will discuss how queries, […]

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Upcoming Webinar Wednesday August 16: Lock, Stock and Backup – Data Guaranteed


Join Percona’s, Technical Services Manager, Jervin Real as he presents Lock, Stock and Backup: Data Guaranteed on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 7:00 am PDT / 10:00 am EDT (UTC-7).
Reserve Your Spot

Backups are crucial in a world where data is digital and uptime is revenue. Environments are no longer bound to traditional data centers, […]

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Learning MySQL 5.7: Q & A

MySQL 5.7

In this post I’ll answer questions I received in my Wednesday, July 19, 2017, webinar Learning MySQL 5.7!
First, thank you all who attended the webinar. The link to the slides and the webinar recording can be found here.
I received a number of interesting questions in the webinar that I’ve followed up with below.
Would there […]

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This Week in Data: Thoughts from Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles

Colin Charles

Welcome to a new weekly column on the Percona blog. My name is Colin Charles, Percona Chief Evangelist, and I have been involved in MySQL, MariaDB Server and the open source community for over a decade. Now I am at Percona, and this is my weekly column.
When you start a column, you have ask […]

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