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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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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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Webinar Friday, December 15, 2017: Capacity Planning for Your Data Stores

and  | December 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Hardware and Storage, Insight for DBAs, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Toolkit, Technical Webinars

Capacity Planning

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents Capacity Planning for Your Data Stores on Friday, December 15, 2017, at 7:00 am PST / 10:00 am EST (UTC-8). In this webinar, Colin uses a ticket sales website that does “normal” events like an M2M concert, but also occasionally also sells tickets to the Harry […]

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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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Community Matters

 | October 24, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, OpenStack

Community Matters

Building on community Percona is very committed to open source database software. We think of ourselves as unbiased champions of open source database solutions. With that, we also carry a responsibility to the open source database community – whether MySQL®, MongoDB®, ProxySQL or other open source database technology. We’ve seen that, and taken action by […]

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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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Webinar October 4, 2017: Databases in the Hosted Cloud

 | October 3, 2017 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, MySQL

Databases in the Hosted Cloud 1

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents Databases in the Hosted Cloud on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 7:00 am PDT / 10:00 am EDT (UTC-7). Register Now Today you can use hosted MySQL/MariaDB/Percona Server for MySQL/PostgreSQL in several “cloud providers” as a database as a service (DBaaS). Learn the differences, the access […]

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Percona Support with Amazon RDS

 | September 21, 2017 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, MySQL, MySQL DBaaS, Percona MySQL Support

Amazon RDS

This blog post will give a brief overview of Amazon RDS capabilities and limitations, and how Percona Support can help you succeed in your Amazon RDS deployments. One of the common questions that we get from customers and prospective customers is about Percona Support with Amazon RDS. As many companies have shifted to the cloud, […]

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Migrating Data from an Encrypted Amazon MySQL RDS Instance to an Encrypted Amazon Aurora Instance

 | August 23, 2017 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, MySQL

Migrating Data

In this blog post, we’ll discuss migrating data from encrypted Amazon MySQL RDS to encrypted Amazon Aurora. One of my customers wanted to migrate from an encrypted MySQL RDS instance to an encrypted Aurora instance. They have a pretty large database, therefore using mysqldump or a similar tool was not suitable for them. They also wanted to setup […]

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