Author - Steve Hoffman

Foiled by the Firewall: A Tale of Transition From Prometheus to VictoriaMetrics

Transition From Prometheus to VictoriaMetrics

When I was in the interview process here at Percona, I was told I’d be leading the team that delivered Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) and so naturally, I wanted to know just what that meant.  I started researching the product and I got even more excited about this opportunity because as I read, […]

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Annotations Provide Context to Timelines in Percona Monitoring and Management

Annotations Percona Monitoring and Management

About the Author – This blog was written as a collaboration with my colleague Jiri Ctvrtka.  Jiri is a senior software developer from Brno, Czech Republic, and has been partnering with Percona for almost a year working on various components of our Percona Platform. He’s been programming in Go since 2015 and Jiri’s got […]

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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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Enable Email Sending in Percona Monitoring and Management 2

email sending percona monitoring and management

Many years ago I was banned from touching anything of critical importance as far as production infrastructure goes…something about “the leadership curse”, so the multiple layers of monitoring and notifications I once wrestled with were now overkill for my needs. What that means is that even though Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) now integrates […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management: Data Collection Practices

percona monitoring management data collection

Last month, our new Director of Product wrote a blog about all the cool things she learned about how we track Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) adoption and even went into what conclusions we can draw from that.  As you can imagine, I was excited she geeked out on what little data we gather […]

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