Author - Stephen Thorn

Backup and Restore in Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster

Backup and Restore in Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster

Database backups are a fundamental requirement in almost every implementation, no matter the size of the company or the nature of the application. Taking a backup should be a simple task that can be automated to ensure it’s done consistently and on schedule. Percona has an enterprise-grade backup tool, Percona XtraBackup, that can be […]

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Introduction to Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster

As a Solutions Engineer at Percona, one of my responsibilities is to support our customers as they investigate new and emerging technologies. This affords me the opportunity to speak to many current and new customers who partner with Percona.
The topic of Kubernetes is becoming more popular as companies are investigating and adopting this technology. […]

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Considering a Fully Managed DBaaS Offering For Your Business?

Fully Managed DBaaS

Our Solutions Engineers spend a significant amount of time talking to customers who are deployed in a DBaaS environment, or who are considering moving to DBaaS.
A common theme of these discussions is what a “fully-managed database service” actually means in real terms?
Our latest solution brief addresses this issue, comparing the “fully managed” offerings of […]

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Which Indexes are Cached? Discover with PMM.

Which Indexes are Cached

One of the great things about working at Percona is the constant innovation that occurs as a result of a deep level of technical expertise. A more recent conversation about the Information Schema table: here. The README.md has installation instructions.
Download the queries-mysqld.yml file fromCustom Queries in PMM by Daniel Guzmán Burgos, one of our […]

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PMM for PostgreSQL: Quick Start Guide

PMM for PostgreSQL

As a Solutions Engineer at Percona, one of my responsibilities is to support our customer-facing roles such as the sales and customer success teams. This affords me the opportunity to speak to many current and new customers who partner with Percona. I often find that many people are interested in Percona Monitoring and Management […]

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