Cloud and NoSQL

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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MongoDB Transactions: Your Very First Transaction with MongoDB 4.0

MongoDB 4.0 transactions

MongoDB 4.0 is just around the corner and with rc0 we can get a good idea of what we can expect in the GA version. MongoDB 4.0 will allow transactions to run in a replica set and, in a future release, the MongoDB transaction will work for sharded clusters. This is a really big change!
Multi-statement […]

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Finding the Right Direction: MongoDB Compass – Community Version

MongoDB Compass

In this blog post, we will talk a bit about the product MongoDB Compass. This new tool has 3 main versions, these being: Community, Enterprise and Enterprise Read Only. MongoDB Compass Community is free, but a bit limited. It allows you to connect to your MongoDB Database to run queries, check queries execution plans, manage indexes, and […]

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Is Serverless Just a New Word for Cloud-Based?

serverless architecture

Serverless is a new buzzword in the database industry. Even though it gets tossed around often, there is some confusion about what it really means and how it really works. Serverless architectures rely on third-party Backend as a Service (BaaS) services. They can also include custom code that is run in managed, ephemeral containers […]

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The Evolution of the DBA in an “As-A-Service” World

DBA

The requirements for managing and running a database in a modern enterprise have evolved over the past ten years. Those in charge of running enterprise databases have seen their focus shift from ensuring access and availability, to architecture, design and scalability responsibilities. Web-first companies pioneered the change by charging site reliability engineers (SRE’s) or […]

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Percona Live 2018 Keynotes, Day Two

Percona Live 2018 Panel Keynote

Welcome to Percona Live 2018 keynotes, day two!
Day two of Percona Live 2018 looks to be as filled with great talks as day one. Today we started with keynote presentations from Percona, a panel on the evolution of databases and talks from VividCortex and Upwork. You can view the recording of today’s keynotes here.
Percona Welcome […]

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Percona Live 2018 Sessions: Ghostferry – the Swiss Army Knife of Live Data Migrations with Minimum Downtime

Shuhao Ghostferry Percona Live 2018 Sessions

In this blog post on Percona Live 2018 sessions, we’ll talk with Shuhoa Wu, Software Developer for Shopify, Inc. about how Ghostferry is the Swiss Army knife of live data migrations.
Existing tools like mysqldump and replication cannot migrate data between GTID-enabled MySQL and non-GTID-enabled MySQL – a common configuration across multiple cloud providers that cannot be […]

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

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 […]

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Five Tips to Optimize MongoDB

Optimize MongoDB

In this blog, we’ll look at five ways to quickly optimize MongoDB.
Have you ever had performance issues with your MongoDB database? A common situation is a sudden performance issue when running a query. The obvious first solution is “let’s create an index!” While this works in some cases, there are other options we need to […]

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