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When Should I Use Amazon Aurora and When Should I use RDS MySQL?

 | July 17, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, MySQL DBaaS, ProxySQL

Now that Database-as-a-service (DBaaS) is in high demand, there is one question regarding AWS services that cannot always be answered easily : When should I use Aurora and when RDS MySQL? DBaaS cloud services allow users to use databases without configuring physical hardware and infrastructure, and without installing software. I’m not sure if there is […]

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How to Set Up Replication Between AWS Aurora and an External MySQL Instance

 | July 4, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Replication

Amazon RDS Aurora replication to external server

Amazon RDS Aurora (MySQL) provides its own low latency replication. Nevertheless, there are cases where it can be beneficial to set up replication from Aurora to an external MySQL server, as Amazon RDS Aurora is based on MySQL and supports native MySQL replication. Here are some examples of when replicating from Amazon RDS Aurora to […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 42: Security Focus on Redis and Docker a Timely Reminder to Stay Alert

 | June 15, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Events and Announcements, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Security

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Much of last week, there was a lot of talk around this article: New research shows 75% of ‘open’ Redis servers infected. It turns out, it helps that one should always read beyond the headlines […]

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Using gh-ost with Amazon Aurora for MySQL

 | June 7, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Cloud and MySQL

gh-ost online schema change

In this day and age of agile methodologies and fast-paced development methods, database schema changes are as inevitable as the growth of data. We have been thoroughly familiar with the effectivity of pt-online-schema-change for the last couple of years but it has one limitation. If the table is too hot to acquire metadata locks to […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 39: a valuable time spent at rootconf.in

 | May 11, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Events and Announcements, MyRocks, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. rootconf.in 2018 just ended, and it was very enjoyable to be in Bangalore for the conference. The audience was large, the conversations were great, and overall I think this is a rather important conference if you’re […]

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Percona Live 2018: Closing Ceremony with Lightning Talks

 | April 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, High-availability, InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, Percona Live

Mariella ViaSat Percona Live 2018

Percona Live 2018 is officially done! The closing ceremony ends the conference with a last few lightning talks and a prize giveaway. We ended the Percona Live 2018 conference the same way we started: with talks! This year, we had our lightning talks as part of our closing ceremony. They included: Amazon Aurora MySQL and […]

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Percona Live 2018 Keynotes, Day One

 | April 24, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Benchmarks, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live 2018 Keynotes Sugu

Welcome to Percona Live 2018 keynotes, day one! Percona Live 2018 is up and running! We call this day one, but in reality, yesterday was filled with tutorials that provided excellent and practical information on how to get your MySQL, MongoDB, MariaDB and PostgreSQL environments up, running and optimized. Today we started with keynote presentations […]

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Percona’s New Services and Software Products Help Organizations Achieve Performant, Durable Database Environments

 | April 24, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, MongoDB, Percona Live, Percona Server for MongoDB

Percona's New Services and Software

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 applications […]

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Webinar Tuesday April 17, 2018: Which Amazon Cloud Technology Should You Chose? RDS? Aurora? Roll Your Own?

 | April 16, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Technical Webinars

Amazon Cloud Technology

Please join Percona’s Senior Technical Operations Engineer, Daniel Kowalewski as he presents Which Amazon Cloud Technology Should You Chose? RDS? Aurora? Roll Your Own? on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 10:00 am PDT (UTC-7) / 1:00 pm EDT (UTC-4). Are you running on Amazon, or planning to migrate there? In this talk, we are going […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 35: Percona Live 18 final countdown and a roundup of recent news

 | April 13, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup, ProxySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Percona Live is just over a week away — there’s an awesome keynote lineup, and you really should register. Also don’t forget to save the date as Percona Live goes to Frankfurt, Germany November 5-7 2018! […]

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