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Webinar Tuesday February 27, 2018: Monitoring Amazon RDS with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

 | February 23, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Database Monitoring, MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Monitoring Amazon RDS

Please join Percona’s Build / Release Engineer, Mykola Marzhan, as he presents Monitoring Amazon RDS with Percona Monitoring and Management on February 27, 2018, at 7:00 am PST (UTC-8) / 10:00 am EST (UTC-5). Register Now Are you concerned about how you are monitoring your AWS environment? Keeping track of what is happening in your Amazon […]

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Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference Full Schedule Now Available

 | February 21, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live 2018 Keynotes

The conference session schedule for the seventh annual Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference, taking place April 23-25 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA is now live and available for review! Advance Registration Discounts can be purchased through March 4, 2018, 11:30 p.m. PST. Percona Live Open Source Database Conference […]

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Aurora Hash Join Optimization (with a Gentle Reminder on Lab Features)

 | January 31, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Insight for DBAs, MySQL

Aurora Hash Join Lab Mode

The Aurora hash join feature for relational databases has been around for a while now. But unlike MySQL Block Nested Loop algorithm, an Aurora hash join only caters to a specific number of use cases. When implemented with the optimizer properly, they can provide great benefits with certain workloads. Below we’ll see a brief example […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 25: Meltdown/Spectre still dominate, FOSDEM approaches and Timescale gets funding

 | January 26, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL, XtraDB Cluster

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Still on Meltdown/Spectre, this time MariaDB Corporation has published Meltdown Vulnerability Impact On MariaDB Server – interesting the comparison between glibc/tcmalloc. Worthy Facebook thread about this too, with a bit of chat about MongoDB performance. […]

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Sneak Peek of the Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference Breakout Sessions!

 | January 15, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, Apache Spark, AWS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live 2018 Keynotes

Take a look at the sneak peek of the breakout sessions for the Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference, taking place April 23-25, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. Early Bird registration discounts are available until February 4, 2018, and sponsorship opportunities are still available. Conference breakout sessions will feature a range […]

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Monitoring Amazon Aurora with PMM

 | December 28, 2017 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

In this blog, we’ll look at how to monitor Amazon Aurora using Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM). One impact of the growth of web services such as AWS on DBAs is the need to understand and report on database and application resource usage. DBAs have always had to monitor for performance-related usability issues, which may […]

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What Are Your Cloud Database Plans? Help Inform the Community, Take Percona’s Survey

 | December 14, 2017 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Database Poll, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL

Cloud Data Plans

Fill out a quick survey on your cloud database plans. Today, keeping your enterprise agile and flexible is not just an advantage, it is a requirement. Many of the systems and processes once controlled by businesses onsite are moving offsite to “service” models. This includes Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure […]

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Get Your Percona Live 2018 Tickets at the Super Saver Rate Now (Before Time Runs Out)!

 | December 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live

Get your Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 Super Saver tickets now. The countdown is on for the annual Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018! The conference takes place in Santa Clara, CA from April 23-25, 2018. The theme is Championing Open Source Databases, and the three-day conference will focus on the latest trends, news […]

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Webinar Thursday, December 14, 2017: Best Practices for Right-Sizing Your Aurora Footprint

, and  | December 12, 2017 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Technical Webinars

Aurora

Join Percona Technical Account Manager Tim Sharp, Percona Senior MySQL DBA for Managed Services Dov Endress, and Lookout Director of Engineering Michael Fortson as they present Best Practices When Right-Sizing Your Aurora Footprint on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST (UTC-8). Level: Basic Tags: DBA, MySQL, Cloud, AWS, Lookout, […]

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Percona Blog Poll: How Do You Currently Host Applications and Databases?

 | October 19, 2017 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Database Poll, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, MySQL

Host applications and databases

Percona latest blog poll asks how you currently host applications and databases. Select an option below, or leave a comment to clarify your deployment! With the increased need for environments that respond more quickly to changing business demands, many enterprises are moving to the cloud and hosted deployments for applications and software in order to […]

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