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How to Configure Aurora RDS Parameters

 | August 9, 2017 |  Posted In: Aurora RDS, Cloud and MySQL, MySQL

Aurora RDS Parameters

In this blog post, we’ll look at some tips on how to configure Aurora RDS parameters. I was recently deploying a few Aurora RDS instances, a process very similar to configuring a regular RDS instance. I noticed a few minor differences in the way you configure Aurora RDS parameters, and very few articles on how […]

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Avoiding the “An optimized (without redo logging) DDL operation has been performed” Error with Percona XtraBackup

 | August 8, 2017 |  Posted In: Backups, MySQL, Percona XtraBackup

Percona XtraBackup

This blog discusses newly added options for Percona XtraBackup 2.4.8 and how they can impact your database backups. To avoid issues with MySQL 5.7 skipping the redo log for DDL, Percona XtraBackup has implemented three new options ( xtrabackup --lock-ddl, xtrabackup --lock-ddl-timeout, xtrabackup --lock-ddl-per-table) that can be used to place MDL locks on tables while they are copied. So […]

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Webinar Wednesday August 9, 2017: MongoDB Security – Making Things Secure by Default

 | August 7, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Security, Technical Webinars

MongoDB security

Join Percona’s Senior Technical Services Engineer, Adamo Tonete as he presents MongoDB Security: Making Things Secure by Default on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 11:00 am PDT / 2:00 pm EDT (UTC-7). Register Now MongoDB security breaches have regularly been in the news. What isn’t mentioned, however, is that it’s all been avoidable. Simple mistakes […]

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Percona Live Europe 2017 Sneak Peek Schedule Up Now! See Available Sessions!

 | August 3, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe 2017

We are excited to announce that the sneak peek schedule for the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference Europe 2017 is up! The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference Europe 2017 is September 25 – 27, at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel. The theme of Percona Live Europe 2017 is Championing Open Source Databases, with sessions on MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB and […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.0.4 is Now Available

 | August 2, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit

Percona Server for MongoDB

Percona announces the release of Percona Toolkit 3.0.4 on August 2, 2017. Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced command-line tools that perform a variety of MySQL and MongoDB server and system tasks too difficult or complex for DBAs to perform manually. Percona Toolkit, like all Percona software, is free and open source. You download Percona Toolkit packages from the […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.6-1.7 is Now Available

 | August 2, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Software

Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.6-1.7 on August 2, 2017. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, fully compatible, highly-scalable, zero-maintenance downtime database supporting the MongoDB v3.4 protocol and drivers. It extends MongoDB with Percona Memory Engine and MongoRocks storage engine, as well as several enterprise-grade features: External […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.36-82.1 is Now Available

 | August 1, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

Pepper.com

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.36-82.1 on August 1, 2017 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). Based on MySQL 5.6.36, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.34-79.1 is the current GA release in the Percona Server for MySQL 5.6 series. All of Percona‘s software is open-source and free, […]

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Group Replication: The Sweet and the Sour

 | August 1, 2017 |  Posted In: GTID, High-availability, InnoDB, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM

Group Replication

In this blog, we’ll look at group replication and how it deals with flow control (FC) and replication lag.  Overview In the last few months, we had two main actors in the MySQL ecosystem: ProxySQL and Group-Replication (with the evolution to InnoDB Cluster).  While I have extensively covered the first, my last serious work on […]

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