Monthly Archives - February 2018

Webinar Thursday March 1, 2018: Performance Schema for MySQL Troubleshooting

Performance Schema for MySQL Troubleshooting

Please join Percona’s Principal Support Engineer, Sveta Smirnova, as she presents Performance Schema for MySQL Troubleshooting on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 10:00 am PST (UTC-8) / 1:00 pm EST (UTC-5).
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Performance Schema, first introduced in version 5.5, is a really powerful tool. It is actively under development, and each new version provides even […]

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Great Metrics Graphs: Percona Monitoring and Management vs. gnuplot

Percona Monitoring and Management vs. gnuplot

In this blog post, we’ll checkout Percona Monitoring and Management vs. gnuplot when it comes to creating great metrics graphs. gnuplot is great, but PMM might provide graphs that are easier to read.
Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is our free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL®, MariaDB® and MongoDB® performance, and is […]

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Analyze Your Raw MySQL Query Logs with ClickHouse

In this blog post, I’ll look at how you can analyze raw MySQL query logs with ClickHouse.
For typical query performance analyses, we have an excellent tool in Percona Monitoring and Management. You may want to go deeper, though. You might be longing for the ability to query raw MySQL “slow” query logs with SQL.
There […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.8.0 Is Now Available

Percona Monitoring and Management

The latest release of Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.8.0 is available as of February 27, 2018.
Percona Monitoring and Management 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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Percona Live 2018 Featured Talk: How to Use JSON in MySQL Wrong with Bill Karwin

bill karwin square

Welcome to the first interview blog for the upcoming Percona Live 2018. Each post in this series highlights a Percona Live 2018 featured talk that will be at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter.This blog post highlights Bill Karwin, Database Developer at Square. His […]

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Catching Slow and Frequent Queries with ProxySQL

Slow and Frequent Queries with ProxySQL

In this blog post,  I’ll look at how to catch slow and frequent queries with ProxySQL.
More and more people are using ProxySQL because it is a great tool and it can help DBAs a lot. But many people do not realize that it is more powerful than it looks. It has many features and possibilities. […]

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MySQL Single Table Point-In-Time Recovery

Point-In-Time Recovery

In this blog post, I’ll look at how to execute a MySQL single table Point-In-Time Recovery.
I recently wrote a blog post describing a different way of doing Point-In-Time Recovery (PITR). If you want to know the step by step, please visit the mentioned blog post. Here is a quick summary of the approach:

Restore the backup […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.39-26.25 Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.39-26.25 (PXC) on February 26, 2018. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.39-26.25 is now the current release, based on the following:

Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.39
Galera/Codership WSREP API Release 5.6.39
Galera Replication library 3.23

Starting from this release, Percona XtraDB Cluster […]

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Webinar Tuesday February 27, 2018: Monitoring Amazon RDS with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

Monitoring Amazon RDS

Please join Percona’s Build / Release Engineer, Mykola Marzhan, as he presents Monitoring Amazon RDS with Percona Monitoring and Management on February 27, 2018, at 7:00 am PST (UTC-8) / 10:00 am EST (UTC-5).
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Are you concerned about how you are monitoring your AWS environment? Keeping track of what is happening in your Amazon RDS […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 29: Percona Live Full Schedule, MariaDB Events, and a Matter of Compatibility

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
I think the biggest news from Percona-land is that besides the tutorial grid, the schedule for day 1 and day 2 are live! Also notice the many “sub-themes”: a 101 track, using MySQL, MongoDB, […]

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