Monthly Archives - February 2018

Update on Percona Platform Lifecycle for Ubuntu “Stable” Versions

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)

Amazon Aurora MySQL Monitoring small

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 average […]

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Want IST Not SST for Node Rejoins? We Have a Solution!

IST Not SST for Node Rejoins

What if we tell you that there is a sure way to get IST not SST for node rejoins? You can guarantee that a new node rejoins using IST. Sound interesting? Keep reading.
Normally when a node is taken out of the cluster for a short period of time (for maintenance or shutdown), gcache on other nodes of the cluster […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.39-83.1 Is Now Available

Percona Server for MySQL

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.39-83.1 on February 13, 2018. Based on MySQL 5.6.39, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.39-83.1 is now the current stable release in the 5.6 series.
Percona Server for MySQL is open-source and free. Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software […]

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Webinar Thursday, February 15, 2018: Basic Internal Troubleshooting Tools for MySQL Server

Troubleshooting Tools

Please join Percona’s Principal Support Engineer, Sveta Smirnova, as she presents “Basic Internal Troubleshooting Tools for MySQL Server” on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 10:00 am PST (UTC-8) / 1:00 pm EST (UTC-5).
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MySQL Server has many built-in troubleshooting tools. They are always available and can provide many insights on what is happening internally. […]

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Does Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Support External Monitoring Services? Yes It Does!

External Monitoring Services

Percona Monitoring and Management (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 as possible.
Starting with version 1.4.0 and improved in 1.7.0, PMM supports external monitoring services. This […]

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Collect PostgreSQL Metrics with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

Collecting PostgreSQL Information using Percona Monitoring and Management

In this article, we’ll describe how to collect PostgreSQL metrics with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM).
We designed Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) to be the best tool for MySQL and MongoDB performance investigation. At the same time, it’s built on mature opensource components: Prometheus’ time series database and Grafana. Starting from PMM 1.4.0. it’s possible to […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 27: Percona Live Tutorials Released and a Comprehensive Review of the FOSDEM MySQL DevRoom

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 update: tutorials have been announced. The committee rated over 300+ talks, and easily 70% of the schedule should go live next week as well. In practice, then, you should see […]

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Fsync Performance on Storage Devices

fsync

While preparing a post on the design of ZFS based servers for use with MySQL, I stumbled on the topic of fsync call performance. The fsync call is very expensive, but it is essential to databases as it allows for durability (the “D” of the ACID acronym).
Let’s first review the type of disk IO operations […]

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Tutorial Schedule for Percona Live 2018 Is Live

Percona Live 2019 Call for Papers

Percona has revealed the line-up of in-depth tutorials for the Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference, taking place April 23-25, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. Secure your spot now with Advanced Registration prices (available until March 4, 2018). Sponsorship opportunities for the conference are still available.
Percona Live 2018 […]

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