Insight for DBAs

MySQL New Releases and Percona XtraBackup Incompatibilities

MySQL Percona Backup Incompatibilities

Earlier this week, Oracle released their Q4 releases series. As on the previous releases, backward compatibility has been broken with previous versions of the server. This time on both MySQL 5.7 and 8.0:
MySQL 5.7.32
While our QA team was performing an extensive test on it,  we found out this version introduced a new compression format […]

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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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Annotations Provide Context to Timelines in Percona Monitoring and Management

Annotations Percona Monitoring and Management

About the Author – This blog was written as a collaboration with my colleague Jiri Ctvrtka.  Jiri is a senior software developer from Brno, Czech Republic, and has been partnering with Percona for almost a year working on various components of our Percona Platform. He’s been programming in Go since 2015 and Jiri’s got […]

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Introducing the Percona Enterprise Platform

Percona Enterprise Platform

There is an on-going shift within many organizations where the focus placed on application engineers is expanding while at the same time infrastructure teams within the DBA landscape are being trimmed back. The result is application engineers with little to no database experience and DBAs who are completely overwhelmed – both looking for resources […]

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PMM 101: Troubleshooting MongoDB with Percona Monitoring and Management

Troubleshooting MongoDB with Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is an open-source tool developed by Percona that allows you to monitor and manage your MongoDB, MySQL, and PostgreSQL databases.  This blog will give you an overview of troubleshooting your MongoDB deployments with PMM.
Let’s start with a basic understanding of the architecture of PMM. PMM has two main architectural […]

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