Author - Fernando Laudares Camargos

Wondering How to Run Percona XtraDB Cluster on Kubernetes? Try Our Operator!

Run Percona XtraDB Cluster on Kubernetes

Kubernetes has been a big trend for a while now, particularly well-suited for microservices. Running your main databases on Kubernetes is probably NOT what you are looking for. However, there’s a niche market for them. My colleague Stephen Thorn did a great job explaining this in The Criticality of a Kubernetes Operator for Databases. […]

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Extending Percona Monitoring and Management for MySQL InnoDB Cluster with Custom Queries

pmm innodb custom queries

A few days ago, a customer got in touch asking how they could use Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) to monitor the roles played by each node in an InnoDB cluster. More specifically, they wanted to check when one of the nodes changed its role from Primary to Secondary, or vice-versa. PMM allows for […]

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A Tale About Migrating a PostgreSQL Database Between Different DBaaS Providers

Migrating PostgreSQL Between DbaaS Providers

We recently helped migrate a production PostgreSQL database running on a given DBaaS platform… to another DBaaS platform. When it comes to vendor “lock-in”, some providers are easier (and even friendlier) to deal with than others, but it is never a straightforward process. While in a traditional environment we would usually approach this problem […]

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An Overview of Sharding in PostgreSQL and How it Relates to MongoDB’s

A couple of weeks ago I presented at Percona University São Paulo about the new features in PostgreSQL that allow the deployment of simple shards. I’ve tried to summarize the main points in this post, as well as providing an introductory overview of sharding itself. Please note I haven’t included any third-party extensions that […]

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