Database Monitoring

Percona Consulting can help you determine the right database monitoring solution for your system and help with its deployment, while ensuring optimal performance. Percona Support includes monitoring and management tools which put Percona’s deep operational expertise in your hands to provide visibility into problems before they happen. And if you lack the resources to manage your deployment, Managed Services team can take over the full operation, administration, and monitoring of your database.

Case in Point: A Year of Customer Experience with Percona

Customer Experience

In 2017 we have welcomed many new customers into the Percona fold. It’s always interesting to find out what challenges the Percona team helped them to address and how they chose their relationship with Percona. As unbiased champions of open source database software, our consultancy, support and managed services staff apply their expertise across […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5: QAN in Grafana Interface

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In this post, we’ll examine how we’ve improved the GUI layout for Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5 by moving the Query Analytics (QAN) functions into the Grafana interface.
For Percona Monitoring and Management users, you might notice that QAN appears a little differently in our 1.5 release. We’ve taken steps to unify the PMM interface […]

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MySQL Dashboard Improvements in Percona Monitoring and Management 1.4.0

In this blog post, I’ll walk through some of the improvements to the Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) MySQL dashboard in release 1.4.0.
As the part of Percona Monitoring and Management development, we’re constantly looking for better ways to visualize information and help you to spot and resolve problems faster. We’ve made some updates to […]

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JSON Output of the pmm-admin list Command

In this blog post, we’ll look at Percona Monitoring and Management’s pmm-admin list command.
The pmm-admin list command shows all monitoring services you have added using the pmm-admin add command. Starting with version 1.4.0, Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) also lists external monitoring services when you run pmm-admin list, i.e., those services that monitor the backends not supported out of the box (such as PostgreSQL databases).
In […]

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Graph Descriptions for Metrics Monitor in Percona Monitoring and Management 1.3.0

PMM 1.3.0

The Metrics Monitor of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.3.0 (PMM) provides graph descriptions to display more information about the monitored data without cluttering the interface.
Percona Monitoring and Management 1.3.0 is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL®, MariaDB® and MongoDB® performance. You can run PMM in your own environment for maximum security and […]

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Big Dataset: All Reddit Comments – Analyzing with ClickHouse

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In this blog, I’ll use ClickHouse and Tabix to look at a new very large dataset for research.
It is hard to come across interesting datasets, especially a big one (and by big I mean one billion rows or more). Before, I’ve used on-time airline performance available from BUREAU OF TRANSPORTATION STATISTICS. Another recent example is NYC […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.3.0 Query Analytics Support for MongoDB

Percona Monitoring and Management 1.3.0

Percona is pleased to announce the General Availability of Query Analytics (QAN) from Percona Monitoring and Management 1.3.0 (PMM). This new release introduces the support of MongoDB.
In general, the purpose of QAN is to help detect queries that consume the most amount of time inside of your database server. It provides detailed real-time analysis of […]

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sysbench Histograms: A Helpful Feature Often Overlooked

Sysbench Histograms

In this blog post, I will demonstrate how to run and use sysbench histograms.
One of the features of sysbench that I often I see overlooked (and rarely used) is its ability to produce detailed query response time histograms in addition to computing percentile numbers. Looking at histograms together with throughput or latency over time […]

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Percona Live Europe Featured Talks: Automatic Database Management System Tuning Through Large-Scale Machine Learning with Dana Van Aken

Percona Live Europe 2017

Welcome to another post in our series of interview blogs for the upcoming Percona Live Europe 2017 in Dublin. This series highlights a number of talks that will be at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter.
This blog post is with Dana Van Aken, […]

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Webinar Tuesday, September 19, 2017: A Percona Support Engineer Walkthrough for pt-stalk

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Join Percona’s, Principal Support Engineer, Markus Albe as he presents A Percona Support Engineer Walkthrough for pt-stalk on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT (UTC-7).
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As a support engineer, I get dozens of pt-stalk captures from our customers containing samples of iostat, vmstat, top, ps, SHOW ENGINE INNODB […]

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