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Using Volume Snapshot/Clone in Kubernetes

Volume snapshot and clone Kubernetes

One of the most exciting storage-related features in Kubernetes is Volume snapshot and clone. It allows you to take a snapshot of data volume and later to clone into a new volume, which opens a variety of possibilities like instant backups or testing upgrades. This feature also brings Kubernetes deployments close to cloud providers, […]

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Webinar November 10: Google Cloud Platform – MySQL at Scale with Reliable HA

webinar Percona Google Cloud Platform

Google Cloud Platform (GCP), with its CloudSQL offering, has become a leading platform for database-as-a-service workload deployments for many organizations. Scale and High Availability have surfaced as primary goals for many of these deployments. Unfortunately, the attainment of these objectives has been challenging.
Often, the answer has been to simply add more CloudSQL databases. Many, […]

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Amazon Aurora Multi-Primary First Impression

Amazon Aurora Multi-Primary First Impression

For what reason should I use a real multi-primary setup?
To be clear, not a multi-writer solution where any node can become the active writer in case of needs, as for Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) or Percona Server for MySQL using Group_replication. No, we are talking about a multi-primary setup where I can write at […]

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The Criticality of a Kubernetes Operator for Databases

Importance of Kubernetes Operators for Databases

As a Solutions Engineer at Percona, one of my responsibilities is to support our customers as they investigate new and emerging technologies. This affords me the opportunity to speak to many current and new customers who partner with Percona. The topic of Kubernetes is becoming more popular as companies are investigating and adopting this […]

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Webinar October 14: Percona, AWS, & ScienceLogic – Converting DBaaS to a Fully Managed Solution

Converting DBaaS to a Fully Managed Solution

Database-as-a-service (DBaaS) can be thought of as a platform that can be used to manage an organization’s database environment(s). One of the most well known DBaaS platforms is Aurora powered by AWS.
In this webinar, Ananias Tsalouchidis, Senior MySQL DBA at Percona,  will discuss how Percona can convert your DBaaS to a fully-managed solution ensuring […]

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