Monthly Archives - December 2017

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

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)!

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

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 it […]

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

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, Percona […]

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Webinar Wednesday, December 13, 2017: Open Source Database Software Year in Review

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents 2017 Year in Review for Open Source Database Software on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7:00 am PST / 10:00 am EST (UTC-8).
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2017 is soon coming to an end, and it’s good to pause and take a look at the past year to see the […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2.18-3.9 Is Now Available

Percona Server for MongoDB

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2.18-3.9 on December 11, 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 that supports the MongoDB v3.2 protocol and drivers. It extends MongoDB with MongoRocks, Percona Memory Engine and PerconaFT storage engine, as […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.38-83.0 is Now Available

percona server for MySQL

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.38-83.0 on December 8, 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 5.6.38, and including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 18: Percona Live Call For Papers and a MongoDB 3.6 Overview

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
I highly recommend submitting to the CFP for Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 even though it only closes December 22 2017. By the 3rd week of December, i.e. before the CfP closes, it is very […]

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MongoDB 3.6 Sessions Explained

MongoDB 3.6 Sessions

In this blog post, we’ll look at MongoDB 3.6 sessions implementation.
As I mentioned in my previous post, we are going to look a bit deeper into the new sessions in MongoDB 3.6. You should know that many of the cornerstone features of 3.6 depend directly or indirectly on sessions – things such as  “retryable” writes, […]

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Hands-On Look at ZFS with MySQL

ZFS with MySQL

This post is a hands-on look at ZFS with MySQL.
In my previous post, I highlighted the similarities between MySQL and ZFS. Before going any further, I’d like you to be able to play and experiment with ZFS. This post shows you how to configure ZFS with MySQL in a minimalistic way on either Ubuntu […]

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