Cloud and MySQL

Migrating MySQL Users to Amazon RDS

Migrating MySQL Users to Amazon RDS

In this blog post, we’ll look at what is needed when migrating MySQL users to Amazon RDS. We’ll discuss how we can transform MySQL user grants and make them compatible with Amazon RDS.
In order to deliver a managed service experience, Amazon RDS does not provide shell access to the underlying operating system. It also […]

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

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).
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Are you concerned about how you are monitoring your AWS environment? Keeping track of what is happening in your Amazon RDS […]

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

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 […]

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Monitoring Amazon Aurora with PMM

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

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

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

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, Percona […]

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Community Matters

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?

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

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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).

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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 methods […]

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