I frequently talk to our customer base about what keeps them up at night. While there is a large variance of answers, they tend to fall into one of two categories. The first is the conditioned fear of some monster lurking behind the scenes that could pounce at any time. The second, of course, […]Read more
The requirements for managing and running a database in a modern enterprise have evolved over the past ten years. Those in charge of running enterprise databases have seen their focus shift from ensuring access and availability, to architecture, design and scalability responsibilities. Web-first companies pioneered the change by charging site reliability engineers (SRE’s) or […]Read more
Percona’s New Services and Software Products Help Organizations Achieve Performant, Durable Database Environments
Percona’s new services and software products, including a new Percona DBA service, new support tiers, and the general availability of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.6, the latest version of Percona’s free, enhanced, drop-in replacement for the MongoDB Community Edition are designed to provide enterprises with the performant and durable database environments needed to support critical […]Read more
This blog post contains a poll that helps us find out what Percona software the open source database community is using.
Nearly 20 years ago, Netscape released the source code for its Netscape Communicator web browser. This marked one of the biggest moments in “open source” history. The formation of The Open Source Initiative happened shortly after […]
In this post, we discuss database security compliance, what you should be looking at and where to get more information.
As Percona’s Chief Customer Officer, I get the opportunity to talk with a lot of customers. Hearing about the problems that both their technical teams face, as well as the business challenges their companies experience […]
We are excited this week to welcome David Murphy to Percona as our Practice Manager for MongoDB®. A veteran of ObjectRocket, Electronic Arts, and Rackspace, David is a welcome addition to our team and will provide vision, direction and best practices for all things MongoDB. David also has an extensive background in MySQL and […]Read more
Every day hundreds of millions of dollars are wasted by allowing improperly tuned or misconfigured systems, misunderstood infrastructure, and inefficient IT operations to live and thrive in data centers around the globe. There are both direct and indirect costs associated with allowing these unhealthy systems to continue to exist. Let’s look at some.
This is part 3 of my Tyrant extra’s, part 1 focused on durability, part 2 focused on the perceived performance wall.
#3.Â Tokyo Cabinet Can have only a single writer thread, bottlenecking performance
When writing an application using Tokyo Cabinet only one connection can be opened as a â€œwriterâ€Â while the rest are readers.Â Tyrant allows […]
Continuing my look at Tokyo Tyrant/Cabinet and addressing some of the concerns I have seen people have brought up this is post #2.
#2.Â As your data grows doesÂ Tokyo Cabinet slow down?
Yes your performance can degrade. One obvious performance decrease with a larger datasetÂ is you start to increase the likelihood that your data […]
You know how in addition to the main movie you have extras on the DVD. Extra commentary, bloopers, extra scenes, etc? Well welcome the Tyrant extras. With my previous blog posts I was trying to set-up a case for looking at NOSQL tools, and not meant to be a decision making tool. Each solution […]Read more