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Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference Full Schedule Now Available

 | February 21, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live 2018 Featured Talk

The conference session schedule for the seventh annual Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference, taking place April 23-25 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA is now live and available for review! Advance Registration Discounts can be purchased through March 4, 2018, 11:30 p.m. PST. Percona Live Open Source Database Conference […]

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Understand Your Prometheus Exporters with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

 | February 20, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Prometheus

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In this blog post, I will look at the new dashboards in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) for Prometheus exporters. Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) uses Prometheus exporters to capture metrics data from the system it monitors. Those Prometheus exporters are an important part of your monitoring infrastructure, and understanding their performance and other operational details […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.21-20 Is Now Available

 | February 19, 2018 |  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 5.7.21-20 on February 19, 2018. 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 5.7.21, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL […]

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Why ZFS Affects MySQL Performance

 | February 16, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL, ZFS

zfs

In this blog post, we’ll look at how ZFS affects MySQL performance when used in conjunction. ZFS and MySQL have a lot in common since they are both transactional software. Both have properties that, by default, favors consistency over performance. By doubling the complexity layers for getting committed data from the application to a persistent […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 28: Percona Live, MongoDB Transactions and Spectre/Meltdown Rumble On

 | February 16, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL, PMM, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL, TokuDB

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. In case you missed last week’s column, don’t forget to read the fairly lengthy FOSDEM MySQL & Friends DevRoom summary. From a Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 standpoint, beyond the tutorials getting picked and […]

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ProxySQL 1.4.5 and Updated proxysql-admin Tool Now in the Percona Repository

 | February 15, 2018 |  Posted In: Percona Server for MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

ProxySQL 1.4.5

ProxySQL 1.4.5, released by ProxySQL, is now available for download in the Percona Repository along with an updated version of Percona’s proxysql-admin tool. ProxySQL is a high-performance proxy, currently for MySQL and its forks (like Percona Server for MySQL and MariaDB). It acts as an intermediary for client requests seeking resources from the database. René Cannaò created […]

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Update on Percona Platform Lifecycle for Ubuntu “Stable” Versions

 | February 14, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

Percona Platform Lifecycle

This blog post highlights changes to the Percona Platform Lifecycle for Ubuntu “Stable” Versions. We have recently made some changes to our Percona Platform and Software Lifecycle policy in an effort to more strongly align with upstream Linux distributions. As part of this, we’ve set our timeframe for providing supported builds for Ubuntu “Stable” (non-LTS) releases to nine […]

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Amazon Aurora MySQL Monitoring with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

 | February 14, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL

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In this blog post, we’ll review additional Amazon Aurora MySQL monitoring capabilities we’ve added in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.7.0. You can see them in action in the MySQL Amazon Aurora Metrics dashboard. Amazon Aurora MySQL Transaction Commits This graph looks at the number of commits the Amazon Aurora engine performed, as well as the […]

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