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Percona 2020 Recap: Great Content and Software Releases

Percona 2020 content and releases

The Percona team provided the community with some excellent content and several new releases in 2020. I wanted to highlight some of your favorites (based on popularity) if you missed them.
First up is our most-read blog from last year, which ironically was published before 2020. Ananias Tsalouchidis’s blog on when you should use Aurora […]

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TAM Enterprise Experiences – Data Encryption

TAM Enterprise Experiences – Data Encryption

In previous TAM Enterprise Experiences posts, we have outlined typical aspects of utilizing MySQL in an Enterprise environment. One thing we have not yet covered is the topic of database encryption, both from the standpoint of business requirements as well as some of the more technical aspects of encryption.
In this post, we will cover:

Common […]

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PostgreSQL: DB-Engines.com’s Database of the Year

PostgreSQL database of the year

For the third time in the last five years, PostgreSQL took home the Database of the Year award from DB-Engines. If you have not checked out DB-Engines before, they track databases’ popularity by looking at job openings, blog posts, search traffic, and more.
Congratulations to the PostgreSQL community, its contributors, and its users! There is […]

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TAM Enterprise Experiences – Troubleshooting Methodology

TAM Troubleshooting Methodology

One of the great things about being a Technical Account Manager (TAM, for short) at Percona is having the opportunity to see a wide variety of issues across many clients, and having the space to identify the common threads that seem to bind many of these issues. While the challenges vary as widely as […]

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Matt’s Big, Bold, Open Source Predictions for 2021

2021 Open Source Predictions

Covid-19 has had a significant impact on most aspects of our lives in 2020. Although some companies saw unexpected growth due to offering in-demand tools or services, I think most of us will be happy to draw a line under 2020 and hope for a better 2021. 
In the spirit of 2021 optimism, I have […]

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