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The Future of TokuDB at Percona

 | November 1, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, TokuDB

TokuDB

In this blog post, I’ll discuss the future of TokuDB at Percona. Spoiler: solid. As soon as we announced the fact that MyRocks was coming to Percona Server for MySQL at Percona Live Europe, rumors appeared that this means we’re going to phase out TokuDB at the same time.   I can understand why those […]

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Announcing MyRocks in Percona Server for MySQL

 | October 24, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Server

MyRocks in Percona Server

Announcing MyRocks in Percona Server for MySQL. RocksDB has been taking the world by the storm! RocksDB counts Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Airbnb and Netflix among its users. It is the storage engine for many open source database technologies, including CockroachDB, Apache Flink, TiKV and Dgraph. It is also integrated with MySQL and MongoDB as the MyRocks and […]

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A Guide to the Percona Monitoring and Management Demo

 | October 19, 2016 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, InnoDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management Demo

As part of the release of Percona Monitoring and Management, we set up an extensive online Percona Monitoring and Management demo at pmmdemo.percona.com. The demo is pretty self-explanatory and easy to explore, but you will probably find it a lot more interesting with some explanation. This post provides some guidance. The PMM demo has a […]

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Why Percona didn’t participate in the 2016 Gartner Operational DBMS MQ

 | October 7, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL

Gartner Operational DBMS MQ

Around this time last year, Gartner named Percona a Challenger in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems (Gartner Operational DBMS MQ). For those not familiar with these, Magic Quadrants (MQ) are a set of market research reports published by Gartner that provide qualitative analysis into a market by highlighting its participants, relevant trends, […]

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Open Source Databases at Percona Live Europe, Amsterdam

 | September 19, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

Percona Live Europe

In this blog post, I’ll review some of the open source database technologies discussions at Percona Live Europe. I’ve already written about the exciting PostgreSQL and MongoDB content at Percona Live Europe in Amsterdam, and now I’m going to highlight some of our open source database content.   In the last five years, the open […]

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Don’t Spin Your Data, Use SSDs!

 | September 9, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

ssds

This blog post discussed the advantages of SSDs over HDDs for database environments. For years now, I’ve been telling audiences for my MySQL Performance talk the following: if you are running an I/O-intensive database on spinning disks you’re doing it wrong. But there are still a surprising number of laggards who aren’t embracing SSD storage […]

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Percona is Hiring: Director of Platform Engineering

 | September 8, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

percona is hiring

Percona is hiring a Director of Platform Engineering. Find out more! At Percona, we recognize you need much more than just a database server to successfully run a database-powered infrastructure. You also need strong tools that deploy, manage and monitor the software. Percona’s Platform Engineering group is responsible just for that. They build next-generation open […]

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