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Calling All Polyglots: Percona Live 2018 Keynote Schedule Now Available!

 | April 11, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Containers, Database Monitoring, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL

Percona Live 2018 Keynotes

We’ve posted the Percona Live 2018 keynote addresses for the seventh annual Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018, taking place April 23-25, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.  This year’s keynotes explore topics ranging from how cloud and open source database adoption accelerates business growth, to leading-edge emerging technologies, […]

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Percona Live 2018 Featured Talk: The Accidental DBA with Jenni Snyder

 | April 5, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Jenni Snyder Yelp Percona Live 2018 (2)

Welcome to another interview blog for the rapidly-approaching Percona Live 2018. Each post in this series highlights a Percona Live 2018 featured talk at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter. This blog post highlights Jenni Snyder, Engineering Manager – Operations at Yelp. Her tutorial talk […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.9.0 Is Now Available

 | April 4, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, AWS, Database Monitoring, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, PMM

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL® and MongoDB® performance. You can run PMM in your own environment for maximum security and reliability. It provides thorough time-based analysis for MySQL® and MongoDB® servers to ensure that your data works as efficiently as possible. There are a number of significant updates in Percona Monitoring and Management 1.9.0 that […]

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Plot MySQL Data in Real Time Using Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

 | April 2, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, PMM

Plot MySQL Data in Real Time

In this blog post, we’ll show that you can plot MySQL data in real time using Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM). In my previous blog post, I showed how we could load into any metrics, benchmarks into MySQL and visualize it with PMM. But that’s not all! We can even visualize most any kind of […]

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Analyze MySQL Audit Logs with ClickHouse and ClickTail

 | March 29, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, Yandex ClickHouse

ClickHouse and ClickTail

In this blog post, I’ll look at how you can analyze MySQL audit logs (Percona Server for MySQL) with ClickHouse and ClickTail. Audit logs are available with a free plugin for Percona Server for MySQL (https://www.percona.com/doc/percona-server/LATEST/management/audit_log_plugin.html). Besides providing insights about activity on your server, you might need the logs for compliance purposes. However, on an active […]

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Verifying Query Performance Using ProxySQL

 | March 15, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, ProxySQL

Query Performance Using ProxySQL

In this blog post, we’ll look at how you can verify query performance using ProxySQL. In the previous blog post, I showed you how many information can you get from the “stats.stats_mysql_query_digest” table in ProxySQL. I also mentioned you could even collect and graph these metrics. I will show you this is not just theory, it […]

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Adding Custom Graphs and Dashboards to Percona Monitoring and Management

 | March 14, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

PMM custom graphs

In this blog post, we’ll look at how to create PMM custom graphs and dashboards to track what you need to see in your database. Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)‘s default set of graphs is pretty complete: it covers most of the stuff a DBA requires to fully visualize database servers. However, sometimes custom information […]

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Webinar Thursday, March 15, 2018: Basic External MySQL Troubleshooting Tools

 | March 13, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Toolkit, Technical Webinars

Troubleshooting Tools

Please join Percona’s Principal Support Engineer, Sveta Smirnova, as she presents Basic External MySQL Troubleshooting Tools on March 15, 2018 at 10:00 am PDT (UTC-7) / 1:00 pm EDT (UTC-4). In my troubleshooting webinar series, I normally like to discuss built-in instruments available via the SQL interface. While they are effective and help to understand […]

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