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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 19: Percona Live Tickets, Call for Papers and FOSDEM

 | December 15, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona Server for MySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. The Percona Live Call For Papers closes on December 22, but why aren’t you submitting already? Don’t wait till the last minute! Look at our broad scope as well. Worth noting that the best prices […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.20-18 Is Now Available

 | December 14, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, TokuDB

Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.20-18

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.20-18 on December 14, 2017. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository. Based on MySQL 5.7.20, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL […]

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What Are Your Cloud Data Plans? Help Inform the Community, Take Percona’s Survey

 | December 14, 2017 |  Posted In: Aurora RDS, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Database Poll, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL

Cloud Data Plans

Fill out a quick survey on your cloud data plans. Today, keeping your enterprise agile and flexible is not just an advantage, it is a requirement. Many of the systems and processes once controlled by businesses onsite are moving offsite to “service” models. This includes Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure […]

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Demystifying Sequence Numbers (seqno) in Percona XtraDB Cluster

 | December 14, 2017 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster

sequence numbers

In this blog post, we’ll look at how sequence numbers work in Percona XtraDB Cluster. Introduction Percona XtraDB Cluster uses multiple sequence numbers (seqno), each having a special role to play. Let’s try to understand the significance of each sequence number. global_seqno An active Percona XtraDB Cluster cluster has multiple write-sets (transactions) generated from one […]

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Exciting Pre-Cursors to MongoDB 3.6 Transactions

 | December 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, Percona Server for MongoDB

MongoDB 3.6 Security

In this blog post, we are going to focus on the pre-cursors to MongoDB 3.6 transactions. As already discussed in this series, MongoDB 3.6 has a good number of features in it. Many of them center around sessions (which David Murphy already talked about). Some are highly anticipated by customers, whereas others are very case-specific. We’ll look […]

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Webinar Friday, December 15, 2017: Capacity Planning for Your Data Stores

and  | December 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Hardware and Storage, Insight for DBAs, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Toolkit, Technical Webinars

Capacity Planning

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents Capacity Planning for Your Data Stores on Friday, December 15, 2017, at 7:00 am PST / 10:00 am EST (UTC-8). In this webinar, Colin uses a ticket sales website that does “normal” events like an M2M concert, but also occasionally also sells tickets to the Harry […]

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Get Your Percona Live 2018 Tickets at the Super Saver Rate Now (Before Time Runs Out)!

 | December 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Aurora RDS, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live

Get your Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 Super Saver tickets now. The countdown is on for the annual Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018! The conference takes place in Santa Clara, CA from April 23-25, 2018. The theme is Championing Open Source Databases, and the three-day conference will focus on the latest trends, news […]

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Thoughts on MySQL 8.0.3 RC – The First MySQL 8.0 Release Candidate

 | December 12, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Server for MySQL, Quality Assurance

MySQL 8.0.3 Release Candidate

Percona’s Technical Director of Quality Assurance Roel Van de Paar shares his findings on the quality of MySQL 8.0.3 RC. On 21 September 2017, our upstream friends at Oracle released MySQL 8.0.3 RC as the first MySQL 8.0 Release Candidate. I tested the MySQL 8.0.3 Release Candidate branch with selected Percona bugfixes applied and built […]

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Webinar Thursday, December 14, 2017: Best Practices for Right-Sizing Your Aurora Footprint

, and  | December 12, 2017 |  Posted In: Aurora RDS, Cloud and MySQL, Technical Webinars

Aurora

Join Percona Technical Account Manager Tim Sharp, Percona Senior MySQL DBA for Managed Services Dov Endress, and Lookout Director of Engineering Michael Fortson as they present Best Practices When Right-Sizing Your Aurora Footprint on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST (UTC-8). Level: Basic Tags: DBA, MySQL, Cloud, AWS, Lookout, […]

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