Author - Vinicius Grippa

Securing MongoDB: Top Five Security Concerns

securing mongodb

“I think most of the time hackers behind the attacks do it just for fun, because they can and because it’s very simple”, — says Diachenko. Source: “Meowing” attack completely destroyed more than 1000 databases
These are the words of Bob Diachenko, one of the most respected cybersecurity researchers in relation to the last “Meowing” […]

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Analyzing MySQL with strace

Analyzing MySQL with strace

In this blog post, we will briefly explore the OS tool strace. It is not widely used due to its performance impacts, and we don’t recommend using it in production. Still, it is amazing at helping you understand some things that happen in MySQL, where the OS is involved, and as a last case […]

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MongoDB Best Practices 2020 Edition

MongoDB Best Practices 2020

In this blog post, we will discuss the best practices on the MongoDB ecosystem applied at the Operating System (OS) and MongoDB levels. The main objective of this post is to share my experience over the past years tuning MongoDB and centralize the diverse sources that I crossed in this journey in a unique […]

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Enable LDAP on Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) has been on the road for a while now, and it brings exciting new features and improvements. For those who are not familiar with the tool, PMM allows deep insight into the performance of applications and databases. The most crucial highlight: it is 100% open-source. Also, the source code is […]

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MySQL 8.0.17 Clone Plugin: How to Create a Slave from Scratch

MySQL 8.0.17 Clone Plugin

In this post, we will discuss a new feature – the MySQL 8.0.17 installing other plugins. Below is the command line to install the clone plugin:

MySQL

master [localhost:45008] {msandbox} ((none)) > INSTALL PLUGIN clone SONAME ‘mysql_clone.so’;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

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master [localhost:45008] {msandbox} ((none)) > INSTALL PLUGIN clone SONAME ‘mysql_clone.so’;Query OK, 0 rows affected […]

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