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

 | June 29, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Managed Services, Percona MySQL Consulting, Percona Remote DBA, Percona Software, Percona Support

Percona Software and Services

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

 | February 21, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Docker, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, PMM, Solutions Engineering

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 environment, […]

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Database Solutions Engineer FAQs

 | December 12, 2016 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Database Monitoring, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona MySQL Consulting, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, Solutions Engineering

Database Solutions Engineer

In this blog series, I will discuss common questions I receive as a database Solutions Engineer at Percona. In this role, I speak with a wide array of MySQL and MongoDB users responsible for both extremely large and complex environments to smaller single-server environments. Typically we are contacted when the customer is about to embark […]

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MongoDB Through a MySQL Lens

 | November 14, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Solutions Engineering

MongoDB and MySQL

This blog post looks at MongoDB and MySQL, and covers high-level MongoDB strengths, weaknesses, features, and uses from the perspective of an SQL user. Delving into NoSQL coming from an exclusively SQL background can seem like a daunting task. I have worked with SQL in both small MySQL environments and large Oracle SQL environments.  When is […]

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