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How to Restore MySQL Logical Backup at Maximum Speed

 | February 22, 2018 |  Posted In: Backups, Database Monitoring, Hardware and Storage, InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MySQL

Restore MySQL Logical Backup

The ability to restore MySQL logical backups is a significant part of disaster recovery procedures. It’s a last line of defense. Even if you lost all data from a production server, physical backups (data files snapshot created with an offline copy or with Percona XtraBackup) could show the same internal database structure corruption as in […]

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Percona Live 2018 Featured Talk – Scaling a High-Traffic Database: Moving Tables Across Clusters with Bryana Knight

 | February 22, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live 2018

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 Bryana Knight, Platform Engineer at GitHub. Her […]

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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 Security Talks

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

Prometheus Exporters 2 small

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


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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