MySQL 8.0.22: Asynchronous Replication Automatic Connection (IO Thread) Failover

MySQL 8.0.22 Asynchronous Replication Automatic Connection

MySQL 8.0.22 was released on Oct 19, 2020, and came with nice features and a lot of bug fixes. Now, you can configure your async replica to choose the new source in case the existing source connection (IO thread) fails. In this blog, I am going to explain the entire process involved in this […]

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Community Contributors Invited to Update Percona Monitoring and Management Documentation

Percona Monitoring and Management Documentation

Percona is making changes in its documentation processes for Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) to make it easier and more welcoming for community members to contribute to our documentation.
Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is a free, open-source database monitoring tool. It ‘mind-melds’ with your MySQL, MongoDB, or PostgreSQL servers and tells you what’s going […]

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Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13, Updates to Percona Distribution for MySQL: Release Roundup October 26, 2020

Percona Software Release Oct 26

It’s release roundup time here at Percona!
Our Release Roundups showcase the latest software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software, with highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself.
Today’s post includes those releases and updates […]

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MySQL New Releases and Percona XtraBackup Incompatibilities

MySQL Percona Backup Incompatibilities

Earlier this week, Oracle released their Q4 releases series. As on the previous releases, backward compatibility has been broken with previous versions of the server. This time on both MySQL 5.7 and 8.0:
MySQL 5.7.32
While our QA team was performing an extensive test on it,  we found out this version introduced a new compression format […]

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CVE-2020-26542: SimpleLDAP Authentication in Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Server for MongoDB


When using the SimpleLDAP authentication in conjunction with Microsoft’s Active Directory, Percona has discovered a flaw that would allow authentication to complete when passing a blank value for the account password, leading to access against the service integrated with which Active Directory is deployed at the level granted to the authenticating account.
Percona Server for […]

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