CVE-2020-15180 – Affects Percona XtraDB Cluster

CVE-2020-15180

Galera replication technology, a key component of Percona XtraDB Cluster, suffered from a remote code execution vulnerability. Percona has been working with the vendor since early September on this issue and has made releases available to address the problem.
Applicability
A malicious party with access to the WSREP service port (4567/TCP) as well as prerequisite knowledge […]

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Percona Monthly Bug Report: October 2020

Percona Monthly Bug Report October 2020

At Percona, we operate on the premise that full-transparency makes a product better. We strive to build the best open-source database products, but also to help you manage any issues that arise in any of the databases that we support. And, in true open-source form, report back on any issues or bugs you might […]

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2020 Percona Survey Results Reveal the Latest Open Source Database Trends

Percona 2020 Open Source Survey

At our recent Percona Live ONLINE we announced the release of the 2020 Open Source Data Management Software Survey results. 
This year, we wanted to build upon the data we collected in 2019 and continue to monitor the open source industry’s pulse. The 2020 survey was perhaps reflective of the wider world environment, as companies […]

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Say Hello to Libcoredumper – A New Way to Generate Core Dumps, and Other Improvements

Libcoredumper

In a perfect world, we expect all software to run flawlessly and never have problems such as bugs and crashes. We also know that this perfect world doesn’t exist and we better be as prepared as possible to troubleshoot those types of situations. Historically, generating core dumps has been a task delegated to the […]

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Using MySQL 8 Persisted System Variables

MySQL 8 Persisted System Variables

This blog discusses new features about the persisted system variables and how we can use it to make variable changes persistent. The MySQL server maintains system variables that control its operations. The dynamic variables used prior to the MySQL 8 release are not persistent and are reset upon restart. These variables can be changed […]

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