Monthly Archives - November 2017

Using Prometheus to Check for auto_increment Value Exhaustion

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In this blog post, we’ll look at how to use Prometheus to check for auto_increment value exhaustion.
One of the proactive tasks DBAs perform is checking if a field defined as auto_increment is about to reach the maximum allowed value of the int definition. For example, if a field is defined as smallint unsigned and […]

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Upcoming MongoDB Security Webinar November 8, 2017: Enhanced Security Using LDAP Authentication

MongoDB Security

Join Percona’s Senior Technical Services Engineer Adamo Tonete as he presents MongoDB Security Webinars: Enhanced Security Using LDAP Authentication on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST (UTC-8).

Experience: Intermediate
Tags: SysAdmin, DBAs

In this webinar, we are going to demonstrate how to configure Percona Server for MongoDB in a secure replica-set […]

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MongoDB Security: Using LDAP Authentication

MongoDB Security

In this blog post, we’ll focus on MongoDB security and discuss how to configure Percona Server for MongoDB to authenticate a user with an LDAP server.
It is important to mention that Percona Server for MongoDB features LDAP authentication free of charge for everyone in all our versions. This feature is not available in the MongoDB Community versions. […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 13: MariaDB, M18 and YugaByte

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
This week we saw the closing of the CFPs for MariaDB’s user conference, M18. Peter Zaitsev and I submitted for Percona (don’t forget that there is also a developer’s conference tacked on to this event). We […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.4.1 Is Now Available

Percona Monitoring and Management 1.17.0

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.4.1 on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017. This release contains fixes to bugs found after Percona Monitoring and Management 1.4.0 was released. It also introduces two important improvements. We replaced the btrfs file system with XFS in AMI and OVF images, and the Prometheus dashboard has been enhanced to offer more information.
For install and upgrade instructions, […]

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MySQL vs. MariaDB: Reality Check

MySQL vs. MariaDB

In this blog, we’ll provide a comparison between MySQL vs. MariaDB (including Percona Server for MySQL).
Introduction
The goal of this blog post is to evaluate, at a higher level, MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server for MySQL side-by-side to better inform the decision making process. It is largely an unofficial response to published comments from the […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2.17-3.8 Is Now Available

Percona Server for MongoDB Operator

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2.17-3.8 on October 31, 2017. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories.
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