Author - Daniel Guzmán Burgos

How to Find Query Slowdowns Using Percona Monitoring and Management

Query Slowdowns Using Percona Monitoring and Management

Visibility is a blessing, and with databases, visibility is a must. That’s true not only for metrics but for the queries themselves. Having info on all the stats around query execution is priceless, and Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) offers that in the form of the Query Analytics dashboard (QAN).
But where to start? QAN […]

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Rate Limit (Throttle) for MySQL with ProxySQL

Rate Limit (Throttle) for MySQL with ProxySQL

Maybe one of the more “obscure” operations when dealing with replica lag, or, in general, when one needs to control writes to the database, is the Rate limit. It’s also lately one of the most popular conversations around the community.
But what is it? In plain words: holding up queries for a while, giving air […]

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Data Consistency for RDS for MySQL: The 8.0 Version

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In a previous blog post on Data Consistency for RDS for MySQL, we presented a workaround to manage run pt-table-checksum on RDS instances. However, if your instance is running a MySQL 8.0.X version, there’s a simpler way to check data consistency.
Starting with 8.0.1, MySQL introduced something called “Dynamic Privileges” which is a solution to grant […]

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Checking Data Consistency for RDS for MySQL

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MySQL for RDS and DBaaS, in general, are very controlled environments by the vendors, meaning that there are missing things like a SUPER grant for the root user (and any user in general). This has some implications on operations, one of them being the impossibility of running pt-table-checksum to verify data consistency between a […]

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Percona Audit Log Plugin and the Percona Monitoring and Management Security Threat Tool

Percona Audit Log Plugin

The Security Threat Tool has been available since Percona Monitoring and Management 2.6.0 (PMM) and starting from that first release it is proving to be a severely-needed feature. If you’re not familiar with the Security Threat Tool (STT), it helps you to ensure compliance as you have the ability to run checks daily, get […]

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