Insight for DBAs

Setting World-Writable File Permissions Prior to Preparing the Backup Can Break It

Setting World-Writable File Permissions

It’s bad practice to provide world-writable access to critical files in Linux, though we’ve seen time and time again that this is done to conveniently share files with other users, applications, or services. But with Xtrabackup, preparing backups could go wrong if the backup configuration has world-writable file permissions.
Say you performed a backup on […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.26-31.37 Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.26-31.37 on June 26, 2019. Binaries are available from the downloads section or from our software repositories.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.26-31.37 is now the current release, based on the following:

Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.26-29
Codership WSREP API release 5.7.25
Codership Galera library 3.26

All Percona software is open-source and […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.44-28.34 Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.44-28.34 on June 19, 2019. Binaries are available from the downloads section or from our software repositories.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.44-28.34 is now the current release, based on the following:

Percona Server 5.6.44-86.0
Codership WSREP API release 5.6.43
Codership Galera library 3.26

All Percona software is open-source and free.
Bugs Fixed

PXC-2487: The […]

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Percona Backup for MongoDB 0.5.0 Early Release is Now Available

Percona Backup for MongoDB

Percona is pleased to announce the early release of our latest software product Percona Backup for MongoDB 0.5.0 on June 17, 2019. The GA version is scheduled to be released later in 2019.
Percona Backup for MongoDB is a distributed, low-impact solution for consistent backups of MongoDB sharded clusters and replica sets. This is a […]

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Upcoming Webinar 5/16: Monitoring MongoDB with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

Percona Monitoring and Management

Please join Percona’s Product Manager Michael Coburn as he presents his talk Monitoring MongoDB with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) on May 16th, 2019 at 10:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4).
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Learn how to monitor MongoDB using Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) that will allow you to:

Gain greater visibility of database performance […]

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