Cloud and MySQL

Percona’s Open Source Data Management Software Survey

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Last year we informally surveyed the open source community and our conference attendees.
The results revealed that:

48% of those in the cloud choose to self-manage their databases, but 52% were comfortable relying on the DBaaS offering of their cloud vendor.
49% of people said “performance issues” when asked, “what keeps […]

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Upcoming Webinar Wed 3/6: High Availability and Disaster Recovery in Amazon RDS

High Availability and Disaster Recovery in Amazon RDS Webinar

Join Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev as he presents High Availability and Disaster Recovery in Amazon RDS on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019, at 11:00 AM PST (UTC-8) / 2:00 PM EST (UTC-5).
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In this hour-long webinar, Peter describes the differences between high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR). Afterward, Peter will go through scenarios detailing […]

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AWS Aurora MySQL – HA, DR, and Durability Explained in Simple Terms

It’s a few weeks after AWS re:Invent 2018 and my head is still spinning from all of the information released at this year’s conference. This year I was able to enjoy a few sessions focused on Aurora deep dives. In fact, I walked away from the conference realizing that my own understanding of High Availability […]

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Percona on the AWS Database Blog

AWS Database Blog

Percona’s very own Michael Benshoof posted an article called Supercharge your Amazon RDS for MySQL deployment with ProxySQL and Percona Monitoring and Management on the AWS Database blog.
In this article, Michael looks at how to maximize the performance of your cloud database Amazon RDS deployment. He shows that you can enhance performance by using ProxySQL to handle […]

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Migrating to Amazon Aurora: Reduce the Unknowns

Migrating to Amazon Aurora

Migrating to Amazon Aurora. Shutterstock.com
In this Checklist for Success series, we will discuss reducing unknowns when hosting in the cloud using and migrating to Amazon Aurora. These tips might also apply to other database as a service (DBaaS) offerings.
While DBaaS encapsulates a lot of the moving pieces, it also means relying on this approach […]

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Maintenance Windows in the Cloud

maintenance windows cloud

Recently, I’ve been working with a customer to evaluate the different cloud solutions for MySQL. In this post I am going to focus on maintenance windows and requirements, and what the different cloud platforms offer.
Why is this important at all?
Maintenance windows are required so that the cloud provider can do the necessary updates, patches, and […]

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Taboola and Percona Host a Meetup in Tel Aviv, Oct 3

Percona Taboola Meetup in Tel Aviv

From time to time, Percona hosts and co-hosts events around the world, often at no cost for attendees. The common focus for these events is, of course, open source databases. On October 3 2018, we team up with Taboola for an evening of talks suitable for all levels of expertise, addressing both the how […]

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Scaling IO-Bound Workloads for MySQL in the Cloud

InnoDB / MyRocks throughput on IO1

Is increasing GP2 volumes size or increasing IOPS for IO1 volumes a valid method for scaling IO-Bound workloads? In this post I’ll focus on one question: how much can we improve performance if we use faster cloud volumes? This post is a continuance of previous cloud research posts:

Saving With MyRocks in The Cloud
Percona XtraDB […]

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