Monthly Archives - September 2017

Always Verify Examples When Comparing DB Products (PostgreSQL and MySQL)

PostgreSQL and MySQL

In this blog post, I’ll look at a comparison of PostgreSQL and MySQL.
I came across a post from Hans-Juergen Schoenig, a Postgres consultant at Cybertec. In it, he dismissed MySQL and showed Postgres as better. While his post ignores most of the reasons why MySQL is better, I will focus on where his post is less than […]

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Percona Live Europe Featured Talks: NoSQL Best Practices for PostgreSQL with Dmitry Dolgov

Colin Charles

Welcome to another post in our series of interview blogs for the upcoming Percona Live Europe 2017 in Dublin. This series highlights a number of talks that will be at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter.
This blog post is with Dmitry Dolgov, a […]

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Upcoming Webinar Thursday, September 7: Using PMM to Troubleshoot MySQL Performance Issues

Percona Monitoring and Management

Join Percona’s Product Manager, Michael Coburn as he presents Using Percona Monitoring and Management to Troubleshoot MySQL Performance Issues on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT (UTC-7).
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Successful applications often become limited by MySQL performance. Michael will show you how to get great MySQL performance using Percona […]

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MyRocks Experimental Now Available with Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.19-17

MyRocks with Percona Server for MySQL

Percona, in collaboration with Facebook, is proud to announce the first experimental release of MyRocks in Percona Server for MySQL 5.7, with packages.
Back in October of 2016, Peter Zaitsev announced that we were going to port MyRocks from Facebook MySQL to Percona Server for MySQL.
Then in April 2017, Vadim Tkachenko announced the availability of […]

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Revenge of Ransomware! MongoDB Security in the News Again . . .

MongoDB Security

A new set of MongoDB attacks and data breaches struck businesses this weekend, mirroring the attacks that hit back in January and putting MongoDB security back into the spotlight.
Like the last set, this new attack strategy focused on ransomware that demanded a paid ransom to unlock hijacked data. As with many security breaches, the attack was preventable – […]

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Webinar Wednesday, September 6, 2017: Percona Roadmap and Software News Update – Q3 2017

Percona Software News

Come and listen to Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 10am PT / 1pm ET (UTC-7) discuss the Percona roadmap, as well as what’s new in Percona open source software.
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During this webinar Peter will talk about newly released features in Percona software, show a few quick demos and share with […]

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How Life360 Used ProxySQL to Lower Its Database Load

ProxySQL

In this blog post, we’ll look at how to use ProxySQL to help the database load by handling PINGs.
I’ve blogged before about one of our regular clients, Life360. One of the issues they recently had was the PING command taking about 30%-40% of total queries per second across their database infrastructure. This is a non-trivial […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles #4: Percona Server for MySQL with MyRocks

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Percona Live Europe Dublin
Have you registered for Percona Live Europe Dublin? We’ve more or less finalized the schedule, and the conference grid looks 100% full. We’re four weeks away, so I suggest you register ASAP!
I […]

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