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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 47: MySQL 8.0.12 and It’s Time To Submit!

 | August 3, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MyRocks, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Don’t wait, submit a talk for Percona Live Europe 2018 to be held in Frankfurt 5-7 November 2018. The call for proposals is ending soon, there is a committee being created, and it is a […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.13.0 Is Now Available

 | August 1, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, AWS, Database Monitoring, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, PMM

Percona Monitoring and Management

PMM (Percona Monitoring and Management) 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. The most significant feature in this release is Prometheus 2, however we also packed a […]

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Saving With MyRocks in The Cloud

 | August 1, 2018 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MyRocks, MySQL, open source databases

The main focus of a previous blog post was the performance of MyRocks when using fast SSD devices. However, I figured that MyRocks would be beneficial for use in cloud workloads, where storage is either slow or expensive. In that earlier post, we demonstrated the benefits of MyRocks, especially for heavy IO workloads. Meanwhile, Mark wrote in […]

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Webinar Wednesday, August 1, 2018: Migrating to AWS Aurora, Monitoring AWS Aurora with PMM

 | July 31, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, MySQL, Technical Webinars

Migrating to AWS Aurora

Please join Autodesk’s Senior DevOps Engineer, Sanjeet Deshpande, Autodesk’s Senior Database Engineer, Vineet Khanna, and Percona’s Sr. MySQL DBA, Tate McDaniel as they present Migrating to AWS Aurora, Monitoring AWS Aurora with PMM on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018, at 5:00 PM PDT (UTC-7) / 8:00 PM EDT (UTC-4). Amazon Web Services (AWS) Aurora is one […]

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Upcoming Webinar Tuesday, 7/31: Using MySQL for Distributed Database Architectures

 | July 30, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Performance Tuning, Technical Webinars

Distributed Database Architectures

Please join Percona’s CEO, Peter Zaitsev as he presents Using MySQL for Distributed Database Architectures on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   In modern data architectures, we’re increasingly moving from single-node design systems to distributed architectures using multiple nodes – often spread across multiple […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.16-2.14 Is Now Available

 | July 27, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Software


Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.16-2.14 on July 27, 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 3.4 Community Edition. It supports MongoDB 3.4 protocols and drivers. […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 46: OSCON Recap, Google Site Reliability Workbook

 | July 27, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Yandex ClickHouse

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. OSCON happened last week and was incredible. It is true there was less of a database focus, and a lot more topics covered. In fact, you’d have found it hard to find database content. There was […]

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Tuning InnoDB Primary Keys

 | July 26, 2018 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MySQL

The choice of good InnoDB primary keys is a critical performance tuning decision. This post will guide you through the steps of choosing the best primary key depending on your workload. As a principal architect at Percona, one of my main duties is to tune customer databases. There are many aspects related to performance tuning […]

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Webinar Thursday, July 27, 2018: MongoDB Sharding 101 – Geo-Partitioning

 | July 24, 2018 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Sharding Cluster, Technical Webinars

MongoDB Sharding

Please join Percona’s Senior Support Engineer, Adamo Tonete as he presents MongoDB Sharding 101 – Geo-Partitioning on Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at 12:30 PM PDT (UTC-7) 3:30 EDT (UTC-4). Register Now In this webinar, we will discuss the common shard keys and demonstrate how to build a worldwide distributed sharded cluster using tags.Tags can be […]

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