Monthly Archives - November 2018

Migrating to Amazon Aurora: Reduce the Unknowns

Migrating to Amazon Aurora

Migrating to Amazon Aurora. Shutterstock.com
In this Checklist for Success series, we will discuss reducing unknowns when hosting in the cloud using and migrating to Amazon Aurora. These tips might also apply to other database as a service (DBaaS) offerings.
While DBaaS encapsulates a lot of the moving pieces, it also means relying on this approach […]

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ProxySQL 1.4.12 and Updated proxysql-admin Tool

ProxySQL 1.4.12

ProxySQL 1.4.12, 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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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.23-24 Is Now Available

Percona Server for MySQL 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.23-24 on November 12, 2018 (downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). This release merges changes of MySQL 5.7.23, including all the bug fixes in it. Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.23-24 is now the current GA release in the 5.7 series. All of Percona’s software […]

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Oracle Recognizes Percona Fixes in MySQL 8.0

MySQL 8.0 Code Contributions

MySQL 8.0 Code Contributions (Shutterstock)
An Oracle engineer thanked two Percona engineers by name, along with engineers from Facebook and elsewhere, for their recent MySQL 8.0 source code contributions. Oracle incorporated their work into its latest MySQL production release (8.0.13).
Percona’s Zsolt Parragi authored a patch for a rare replication bug that left locked mutexes […]

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Percona Live Europe 2018: What’s Up for Wednesday

Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference PLE 2018

Welcome to Wednesday at Percona Live Europe 2018! Today is the final day! Check out all of the excellent sessions to attend.
Please see the important updates below.
Download the conference App
If you haven’t already downloaded the app, go to the app store and download the official Percona Live App! You can view the schedule, be alerted […]

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Welcome to Percona Live Europe 2018 Tuesday Keynotes and Sessions!

Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference PLE 2018

Hello, open source database enthusiasts at Percona Live Europe 2018! There is a lot to see and do today, and we’ve got some of the highlights listed below.
On Facebook? Go here for some pics that captured the action on Percona Live Europe 2018 Tutorials day (Monday, Nov. 5, 2018). 

 
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How to Quickly Add a Node to an InnoDB Cluster or Group Replication

Quickly Add a Node in InnoDB Cluster or Group Replication

Quickly Add a Node to an InnoDB Cluster or Group Replication (Shutterstock)
In this blog, we’ll look at how to quickly add a node to an InnoDB Cluster or Group Replication using Percona XtraBackup.
Adding nodes to a Group Replication cluster can be easy (documented here), but it only works if the existing nodes have retained […]

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Maintenance Windows in the Cloud

maintenance windows cloud

Recently, I’ve been working with a customer to evaluate the different cloud solutions for MySQL. In this post I am going to focus on maintenance windows and requirements, and what the different cloud platforms offer.
Why is this important at all?
Maintenance windows are required so that the cloud provider can do the necessary updates, patches, and […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.16.0 Is Now Available

Percona Monitoring and Management

PMM (Percona Monitoring and Management) is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL, MongoDB, and PostgreSQL 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.

While much of the team is working on longer-term projects, […]

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WiredTiger Encryption at Rest with Percona Server for MongoDB

wired-tiger-encryption

Encryption has become an important function in the database industry, as most companies are taking extra care to keep their data safe. It is important to keep the data safe on disk as well as when it is moving in the network. This restricts any unauthorized access to the data. These two types of protection are […]

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