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ProxySQL Query Cache: What It Is, How It Works

 | February 7, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, ProxySQL

ProxySQL query cache

In this blog post, I’ll present the ProxySQL query cache functionality. This is a query caching mechanism on top of ProxySQL. As there are already many how-tos regarding the ProxySQL prerequisites and installation process, we are going to skip these steps. For those who are already familiar with ProxySQL query cache configuration, let’s go directly […]

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Announcing Experimental Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Functionality via Percona Labs

 | February 6, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management

In this blog post, we’ll introduce how you can look at some experimental Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) features using Percona Labs builds on GitHub. Note: PerconaLabs and Percona-QA are open source GitHub repositories for unofficial scripts and tools created by Percona staff. While not covered by Percona support or services agreements, these handy utilities […]

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Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.8 Release Is Now Available

 | February 5, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring Plugins

Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.7

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.8. Changelog Add MySQL 5.7 support Changed a canary check to use and return a timedelta.seconds Remove an additional condition for the Dictionary memory allocated Fixed a false-positive problem when the calculated delay was less than 0 and the -m was not set. Fixed the problem where slaves […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 26: Percona Live Schedule is Near Completion, FOSDEM Underway and a Percona Toolkit Use Case

 | February 2, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Orchestrator, Percona Live, Percona Server for MySQL, PostgreSQL

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 picked, and the schedule/press release should be announced by next week. We’ve (the committee) rated over 300+ talks, and easily 70% of the schedule should go […]

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MyRocks Engine: Things to Know Before You Start

 | February 1, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL


Percona recently released Percona Server with MyRocks as GA. You can see how Facebook explains wins they see in production with MyRocks. Now if you use Percona repositories, you can simply install MyRocks plugin and enable it with ps-admin –enable-rocksdb. There are some major and minor differences when comparing it to typical InnoDB deployments, and […]

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