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Understand Your Prometheus Exporters with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

 | February 20, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Prometheus

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In this blog post, I will look at the new dashboards in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) for Prometheus exporters. Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) uses Prometheus exporters to capture metrics data from the system it monitors. Those Prometheus exporters are an important part of your monitoring infrastructure, and understanding their performance and other operational details […]

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Amazon Aurora MySQL Monitoring with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

 | February 14, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL

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In this blog post, we’ll review additional Amazon Aurora MySQL monitoring capabilities we’ve added in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.7.0. You can see them in action in the MySQL Amazon Aurora Metrics dashboard. Amazon Aurora MySQL Transaction Commits This graph looks at the number of commits the Amazon Aurora engine performed, as well as the […]

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MySQL Query Performance: Not Just Indexes

 | January 30, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

MySQL Query Performance

In this blog post, I’ll look at whether optimizing indexing is always the key to improving MySQL query performance (spoiler, it isn’t). As we look at MySQL query performance, our first concern is often whether a query is using the right indexes to retrieve the data. This is based on the assumption that finding the data is […]

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Troubleshooting Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Metrics

 | January 17, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Insight for DBAs, Percona Monitoring and Management

In this blog post, I’ll look at some helpful tips on troubleshooting Percona Monitoring and Management metrics. With any luck, Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) works for you out of the box. Sometimes, however, things go awry and you see empty or broken graphs instead of dashboards full of insights. Before we go through troubleshooting steps, let’s […]

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Webinar Wednesday, January 10, 2018: Why We’re Excited About MySQL 8.0

and  | January 9, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Technical Webinars

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Join Percona’s, CEO and Co-Founder, Peter Zaitsev as he presents Why We’re Excited About MySQL 8.0 on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST (UTC-8). Experience: Basic Tags: Developer, DBAs, Operations, Executive, MySQL There are many great new features in MySQL 8.0, but how exactly can they help your applications? […]

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Webinar Wednesday, December 20, 2017: InnoDB Performance Optimization

and  | December 18, 2017 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Technical Webinars

InnoDB Performance Optimization

Join Percona’s, CEO and Co-Founder, Peter Zaitsev as he presents InnoDB Performance Optimization on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST (UTC-8). InnoDB is one of the most commonly used storage engines for MySQL and Percona Server for MySQL. It balances high reliability with high performance and is the focus of the majority […]

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Webinars on Wednesday November 15, 2017: Proxy Wars and Percona Software Update for Q4

, and  | November 14, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, ProxySQL, Technical Webinars

Webinars double bill

Do you need to get to grips with MySQL proxies? Or maybe you could do with discovering the latest developments and plans for Percona’s software? Well, wait no more because … on Wednesday November 15, 2017, we bring you a webinar double bill. Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents “The Proxy Wars […]

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