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MongoDB, security, and how not to get stung

 | February 18, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MongoDB security

In a recent article over at The Inquirer, Microsoft got roundly savaged for a database security leak. Apparently their third-party database operator didn’t correctly secure the backdoor to their “careers” database, leaving it open for anybody to ransack for personal information. When it was discovered (by a user), it was quickly acknowledged and remedied. So […]

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Percona Live featured talk with Sergej Jurecko: ActorDB — an alternative view of a distributed database

 | February 10, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

Welcome to the first of several discussions with some of our upcoming Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 speakers! In this series of blogs, we’ll highlight some of the talks that will happen at this year’s conference, as well as discuss the technologies and outlooks of the speakers themselves. Make sure to read to the […]

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MySQL 5.7: Introduction for Operational DBAs

 | February 8, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

Join us Tuesday, February 16, 2016 9:00am PST (UTC-8) for a webinar on the operational and monitoring features of MySQL 5.7 with Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev. MySQL 5.7 is a great release, providing valuable features for both daily operations and ongoing development. In this, part two of our ongoing 5.7 webinar series, we will look […]

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Vote Percona Server in LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards

 | January 28, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Server for MySQL

Percona Server

Percona is calling on you! Vote Percona for Database of the Year in LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards 2015. Help our Percona Server get recognized as one of the best database options for data performance. Percona Server is a free, fully compatible, enhanced, open source drop-in replacement for MySQL® that provides superior performance, scalability and instrumentation. […]

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Peter Zaitsev webinar January 27th: Compression In Open Source Databases

 | January 22, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

Database Compression

Percona invites you to attend a webinar Wednesday, January 27th, with CEO Peter Zaitsev: Compression In Open Source Databases. Register now! Data growth has been tremendous in the last decade and shows no signs of stopping. To deal with this trend database technologies have implemented a number of approaches, and data compression is by far the […]

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Play the Percona Powerball Pool!!

 | January 12, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Managed Services

percona powerball

The Only Sure Thing is Percona Powerball Pool Everyone is talking about the upcoming Powerball lottery draw. 1.4 BILLION dollars!! And growing! Millions of people are imagining what they would do IF they win. It’s the stuff of dreams. That is literally true. The chances of winning the Powerball Lottery are 1 in 292.2 million. Or roughly speaking, the […]

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Bare-metal servers for button-push database-as-a-service

and  | January 11, 2016 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, MySQL DBaaS

Enterprises’ demand flexibility, scalability and efficiency to keep up with the demands of their customers — while maintaining the bottom line. To solve this, they’re running to cloud infrastructure services to both cut costs and take advantage of cutting-edge technology innovations. Clouds have brought simplicity and ease of use to infrastructure management. However, with this […]

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MongoDB revs you up: What storage engine is right for you? (Part 2)

and  | January 11, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Solutions Engineering

Differentiating Between MongoDB Storage Engines: WiredTiger In our last post, we discussed what a storage engine is, and how you can determine the characteristics of one versus the other. From that post: “A database storage engine is the underlying software that a DBMS uses to create, read, update and delete data from a database. The […]

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