Author - Barrett Chambers

Q & A on Webinar “Converting MongoDB to Percona Server for MongoDB”

Converting MongoDB to Percona Server for MongoDB

We had great attendance, questions, and feedback from our “Converting MongoDB to Percona Server for MongoDB” webinar which was recorded and can be viewed here. Without further ado, here are your questions and their responses.
Q: What is the recommended path to go from MongoDB Community 3.4 (no Percona) to Percona for MongoDB 4.2?
We would […]

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MongoDB: Why Pay for Enterprise When Open Source Has You Covered?

MongoDB open source enterprise

A Spotlight on the Security of Your MongoDB Database
When Percona first published this blog in 2016, it was a refreshing comparison for important features of an enterprise-grade MongoDB deployment. But, comparing MongoDB Enterprise to Percona Server for MongoDB (PSMDB) has become such a common topic for discussion with Percona’s customers (and future customers) that […]

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Three P’s of a Successful Black Friday: Percona, Pepper Media Holding, and PMM

Successful Black Friday

As we close out the holiday season, let’s look at some data that tells us how to guarantee a successful Black Friday (from a database perspective).
There are certain peak times of the year where companies worldwide hold their breath in the hope that their databases do not become overloaded or unresponsive. A large percentage […]

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How Does Percona Software Compare: the Value of Percona Software and Services

ZFS with MySQL

In this blog post, I’ll discuss my experience as a Solutions Engineer in explaining the value of Percona software and services to customers.
The inspiration for this blog post was a recent conversation with a prospective client. They were exploring open source software solutions and professional services for the first time. This is a fairly common […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Upgrade Guide

Percona Monitoring and Management

This blog post is another in the series on the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. The purpose of this blog post is to demonstrate current best-practices for an in-place Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) upgrade. Following this method allows you to retain data previously collected by PMM in your MySQL or MongoDB […]

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