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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.7.0 (PMM) Is Now Available

 | January 31, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.7.0. (PMM ) is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL and MongoDB performance. You can run PMM in your own environment for maximum security and reliability. It provides thorough time-based analysis for MySQL and MongoDB servers to ensure that your data works as efficiently […]

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Aurora Hash Join Optimization (with a Gentle Reminder on Lab Features)

 | January 31, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Insight for DBAs, MySQL

Aurora Hash Join Lab Mode

The Aurora hash join feature for relational databases has been around for a while now. But unlike MySQL Block Nested Loop algorithm, an Aurora hash join only caters to a specific number of use cases. When implemented with the optimizer properly, they can provide great benefits with certain workloads. Below we’ll see a brief example […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.5.59-38.11 is Now Available

 | January 30, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software

Percona Server for MySQL

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.5.59-38.11 on January 30, 2018. Based on MySQL 5.5.59, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL 5.5.59-38.11 is now the current stable release in the 5.5 series. Percona Server for MySQL is open-source and free. Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software […]

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MySQL Query Performance: Not Just Indexes

 | January 30, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

MySQL Query Performance

In this blog post, I’ll look at whether optimizing indexing is always the key to improving MySQL query performance (spoiler, it isn’t). As we look at MySQL query performance, our first concern is often whether a query is using the right indexes to retrieve the data. This is based on the assumption that finding the data is […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.20-29.24 Is Now Available

 | January 26, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.20-29.24 (PXC) on January 26, 2018. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. NOTE: Due to new package dependency, Ubuntu/Debian users should use apt-get dist-upgrade, apt upgrade, or apt-get install percona-xtradb-cluster-57 to upgrade. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.20-29.24 is now the current release, based […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 25: Meltdown/Spectre still dominate, FOSDEM approaches and Timescale gets funding

 | January 26, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL, XtraDB Cluster

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Still on Meltdown/Spectre, this time MariaDB Corporation has published Meltdown Vulnerability Impact On MariaDB Server – interesting the comparison between glibc/tcmalloc. Worthy Facebook thread about this too, with a bit of chat about MongoDB performance. […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.6.1 Is Now Available

 | January 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.6.1. This release contains fixes to bugs found after Percona Monitoring and Management 1.6.0 was released. Bug fixes PMM-1660: QAN for MongoDB would not display data when authentication was enabled. PMM-1822: In Metrics Monitor, some tag names were incorrect in dashboards. PMM-1832: After upgrading to 1.5.2, […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.38-26.23 Is Now Available

 | January 24, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.38-26.23 (PXC) on January 24, 2018. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.38-26.23 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.38 Galera/Codership WSREP API Release 5.6.38 Galera Replication library 3.21 All Percona software […]

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