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Three P’s of a Successful Black Friday: Percona, Pepper Media Holding, and PMM

 | December 21, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Remote DBA

Successful Black Friday

As we close out the holiday season, let’s look at some data that tells us how to guarantee a successful Black Friday (from a database perspective). There are certain peak times of the year where companies worldwide hold their breath in the hope that their databases do not become overloaded or unresponsive. A large percentage […]

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Exciting Pre-Cursors to MongoDB 3.6 Transactions

 | December 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, Percona Server for MongoDB

MongoDB 3.6 sorting

In this blog post, we are going to focus on the pre-cursors to MongoDB 3.6 transactions. As already discussed in this series, MongoDB 3.6 has a good number of features in it. Many of them center around sessions (which David Murphy already talked about). Some are highly anticipated by customers, whereas others are very case-specific. We’ll look […]

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MongoDB 3.6 Change Streams: A Nest Temperature and Fan Control Use Case

 | November 22, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, Percona Server for MongoDB

MongoDB 3.6 Change Streams

In this post, I’ll look at what MongoDB 3.6 change streams are, in a creative way. Just in time for the holidays! What is a change stream? Change streams in MongoDB provide a cross-platform unified API that can be supported with sharding. It has an option for talking to secondaries, and even allows for security […]

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Webinars on Wednesday November 15, 2017: Proxy Wars and Percona Software Update for Q4

, and  | November 14, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, ProxySQL, Technical Webinars

Webinars double bill

Do you need to get to grips with MySQL proxies? Or maybe you could do with discovering the latest developments and plans for Percona’s software? Well, wait no more because … on Wednesday November 15, 2017, we bring you a webinar double bill. Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents “The Proxy Wars […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 14: A Meetup in Korea and The Magic Quadrant

 | November 10, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. We’re close to opening up the call for papers for Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 and I expect this to happen next week. We also have a committee all lined up and ready to vote on submissions. […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 11: Velocity EU London and Open Source Summit Europe

 | October 20, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. I spent all of this week at O’Reilly Velocity EU London. I gave a tutorial, a talk and generally networked with attendees (besides my normal evangelical duties). I’ll write some thoughts on it later (probably […]

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