Author - Roman Vynar

Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.7 release

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.7.
The Percona Monitoring and Management Server (PMM) is distributed through Docker Hub, PMM Client – through tarball or system packages. The instructions for installing or upgrading PMM are available in the documentation.
PMM Server changelog

Added new widgets and graphs to “PXC/Galera Graphs” dashboard.
Fixed hostgroup filtering for […]

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Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.7 release

Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.7

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.7.
Changelog

New Nagios script pmp-check-mongo.py for MongoDB.
Added MySQL socket and flag options to Cacti PHP script.
Added disk volume check on “Mounted on” in addition to “Filesystem” to Cacti PHP script to allow monitoring of tmpfs mounts.
Allow delayed slave to have SQL thread stopped on pmp-check-mysql-replication-delay check.
Fix for […]

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Monitoring OS metrics for Amazon RDS with Grafana

OS Metrics

This article describes how to visualize and monitor OS metrics for Amazon RDS instances using Grafana. We use CloudWatch as a data source, and Grafana to query CloudWatch API in real-time to get data. The setup instructions include just four quick steps (assuming you already use Grafana).
Setup
1. Create an IAM user on the AWS panel, […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.5 is now available

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.5.
PMM Server is distributed through Docker Hub, PMM Client – through tarball or system packages. The instructions for installing or upgrading PMM are available in the documentation.
PMM Server changelog

Prometheus 1.1.3
Consul 0.7.0
Added Orchestrator – a MySQL replication topology management and visualization tool. Available […]

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Identifying and Solving Database Performance Issues with PMM: Webinar Q&A

MySQL Character Sets

In this blog, I will provide answers to the Q & A for the Identifying and Solving Database Performance Issues with PMM webinar.
First, I want to thank everybody for attending the September 15 webinar. The recording and slides for the webinar are available here. Thanks for so many good questions. Below is the list […]

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Get MySQL Passwords in Plain Text from .mylogin.cnf

MySQL Passwords

This post will tell you how to get MySQL passwords in plain text using the .mylogin.cnf file.
Since MySQL 5.6.6, it became possible to store MySQL credentials in an encrypted login path file named .mylogin.cnf, using the mysql_config_editor tool. This is better than in plain text anyway.
What if I need to read this password in plain […]

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Monitoring made easy with Percona App for Grafana

Percona has released a new Percona App for Grafana!
Are you using Grafana 3.x with Prometheus’ time-series database? Now there is a “Percona App” available on Grafana.net! The app provides a set of dashboards for MySQL performance and system monitoring with Prometheus’ datasource, and make it easy for users install them. The dashboards rely on the alias label […]

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Graphing MySQL performance with Prometheus and Grafana

 
This post explains how you can quickly start using such trending tools as Prometheus and Grafana for monitoring and graphing of MySQL and system performance.
Update, February 20, 2017: Since this blog post was published, we have released Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM), which is the easiest way to monitor MySQL and MongoDB using Grafana and […]

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Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.6 release

Percona Monitoring Plugins

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.6.
Changelog:

Added new RDS instance classes to RDS scripts.
Added boto profile support to RDS scripts.
Added AWS region support and ability to specify all regions to RDS scripts.
Added ability to set AWS region and boto profile on data source level in Cacti.
Added period, average time […]

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Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.5 release

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.5.
Changelog:

Added more DB instance classes to pmp-check-aws-rds.py (issue 1398911)
Added configurable query period and average time to pmp-check-aws-rds.py (issue 1436943)
Added region support to pmp-check-aws-rds.py (issue 1442980)
Added an option to alert when server is not configured as replica to pmp-check-mysql-replication-delay (issue 1357017)
Added an option to […]

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