MongoDB Backup Best Practices

MongoDB Backup Best Practices

In this blog, we will be discussing different backup strategies for MongoDB and their use cases, along with the pros and cons of each.
Why Take Backups?
Regular database backups are a crucial step in guarding against unintended data loss events. It doesn’t matter if you lose your data because of mechanical failure, a natural disaster, […]

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Grafana 7 Arrives with Percona Monitoring and Management 2.10.0

Grafana 7 Arrives with Percona Monitoring and Management

As you may know, Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is based on Grafana, and all our frontend applications are either Grafana plugins or dashboards.
We’ve just released PMM version 2.10 and it includes a lot of improvements and new functionality. In this article, I would like to highlight some. They are quite important for users […]

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Percona Customer Portal and Your New, Free User Account

Percona Customer Portal

Google, Microsoft, and Apple have it. So do open source organizations like MongoDB, Red Hat, and SUSE. What do all these companies provide? A customer portal that enables anyone to create an identity with the company. To date, Percona hasn’t had a customer portal with a free user account –  but that’s about to […]

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MongoDB 4.4 Performance Regression: Overwhelmed by Memory

MongoDB 4.4 Performance Regression

There is a special collection of database bugs when the system starts to perform worse when given more resources. Examples of such bugs for MySQL I have:
Bug #15815 – This is where InnoDB on an 8-CPU system performed worse than on a 4-CPU system with increased concurrency.
Bug #29847 – This is a similar bug […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 4.2 vs 4.4 in Python TPCC Benchmark

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.2 vs. 4.4

Following my previous blogs on py-tpcc benchmark for MongoDB, Evaluating the Python TPCC MongoDB Benchmark and Evaluating MongoDB Under Python TPCC 1000W Workload, and the recent release of Percona Server for MongoDB 4.4, I wanted to evaluate 4.2 vs 4.4 in similar scenarios.
Hardware Specs
For the client and server, I will use identical bare metal servers, connected via […]

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