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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2.19-3.10 Is Now Available

 | March 16, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Software

Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2.19-3.10 on March 16, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, and highly-scalable database that is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 3.2 Community Edition. It supports MongoDB 3.2 protocols and drivers. […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.0.8 Is Now Available

 | March 16, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Toolkit

Percona announces the release of Percona Toolkit 3.0.8 on March 16, 2018. Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced open source command-line tools, developed and used by the Percona technical staff, that are engineered to perform a variety of MySQL®, MongoDB® and system tasks that are too difficult or complex to perform manually. With over 1,000,000 downloads, Percona […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 32: Stack Overflow Developer Survey, SCALE16x and Interesting MySQL 8 Version Numbers

 | March 16, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. SCALE16x is over. Percona had a large showing — both Peter Zaitsev & myself had talks, and the booth in the expo hall saw Rick Golba, Marc Sherwood, and Dave Avery also pop by. The lead […]

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Verifying Query Performance Using ProxySQL

 | March 15, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, ProxySQL

Query Performance Using ProxySQL

In this blog post, we’ll look at how you can verify query performance using ProxySQL. In the previous blog post, I showed you how many information can you get from the “stats.stats_mysql_query_digest” table in ProxySQL. I also mentioned you could even collect and graph these metrics. I will show you this is not just theory, it […]

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Percona Live 2018 Featured Talk: MongoDB for a High Volume Logistics Application with Eric Potvin

 | March 15, 2018 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Live

Eric Potvin Shipwire

Welcome to another interview blog for the rapidly-approaching Percona Live 2018. Each post in this series highlights a Percona Live 2018 featured talk at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter. This blog post highlights Eric Potvin, Software Engineer at Shipwire. His talk is titled MongoDB […]

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Saw Percona at SCaLE 16x? Come See Even More at Percona Live 2018!

 | March 14, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Did you see Percona at SCaLE 16x? I spent a couple of days there learning about open source software, databases, and other interesting topics. You can get even more open source database information at Percona Live 2018. SCaLE is the largest community-run open-source and free software conference in North America. It is held annually in […]

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Adding Custom Graphs and Dashboards to Percona Monitoring and Management

 | March 14, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

PMM custom graphs

In this blog post, we’ll look at how to create PMM custom graphs and dashboards to track what you need to see in your database. Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)‘s default set of graphs is pretty complete: it covers most of the stuff a DBA requires to fully visualize database servers. However, sometimes custom information […]

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Don’t Get Hit with a Database Disaster: Database Security Compliance

 | March 13, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Percona Live, Security

Percona Live 2018 security talks

In this post, we discuss database security compliance, what you should be looking at and where to get more information. As Percona’s Chief Customer Officer, I get the opportunity to talk with a lot of customers. Hearing about the problems that both their technical teams face, as well as the business challenges their companies experience […]

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The Multi-Source GTID Replication Maze

 | March 13, 2018 |  Posted In: GTID, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Replication

Multi-Source GTID Replication

In this blog post, we’ll look at how to navigate some of the complexities of multi-source GTID replication. GTID replication is often a real challenge for DBAs, especially if this has to do with multi-source GTID replication. A while back, I came across a really interesting customer environment with shards where multi-master, multi-source, multi-threaded MySQL 5.6 […]

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