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Percona Software News and Roadmap Update with CEO Peter Zaitsev: Q1 2017

 | January 27, 2017 |  Posted In: Docker, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona MySQL Consulting, Percona MySQL Support, Percona Software, Percona Support, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, Technical Webinars, XtraDB Cluster

Percona Software News and Roadmap Update

This blog post is a summary of the webinar Percona Software News and Roadmap Update – Q1 2017 given by Peter Zaitsev on January 12, 2017. Over the last few months, I’ve had the opportunity to meet and talk with many of Percona’s customers. I love these meetings, and I always get a bunch of questions […]

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Installing Percona Monitoring and Management on Google Container Engine (Kubernetes)

 | December 21, 2016 |  Posted In: Docker, Percona Monitoring and Management, PMM

This blog discusses installing Percona Monitoring and Management on Google Container Engine. I am working with a client that is on Google Cloud Services (GCS) and wants to use Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM). They liked the idea of using Google Container Engine (GKE) to manage the docker container that pmm-server uses. The regular install […]

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Percona Live 2017 Sneak Peek Schedule Up Now! See the Available Sessions!

 | December 16, 2016 |  Posted In: Apache Spark, Big Data, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Database Monitoring, Docker, Events and Announcements, Group Replication, High-availability, InnoDB, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Orchestrator, Percona Live

Percona Live

We are excited to announce that the sneak peek schedule for the Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference is up! The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 is April 24th – 27th, at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara & The Santa Clara Convention Center. The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 is […]

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Is Docker Good for Your Database?

 | November 16, 2016 |  Posted In: Docker, MongoDB, MySQL, Solutions Engineering

Docker

This blog post reviews the appropriateness of Docker and other container solutions for your database environment. A few weeks back, I wrote a fairly high-level blog post about containers. It covered what you should consider when thinking about using Docker, rkt, LXC, etc. I hope you’ve taken the chance to give it a quick read. It’s a […]

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Three Things to Consider When Thinking About Containers

 | October 19, 2016 |  Posted In: Docker, Hardware and Storage, MySQL, Solutions Engineering

containers

Containers like Docker and Rocket are getting more popular every day. In my conversations with customers, they consistently ask what containers are and how they can use them in their environment. If you’re as curious as most people, read on. . . How did this happen? From what I understand, containers grew out of Google’s (and others’) […]

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MyRocks Docker images

 | September 6, 2016 |  Posted In: Docker, MySQL

Docker

In this post, I’ll point you to MyRocks Docker images with binaries, allowing you to install and play with the software. During the @Scale conference, Facebook announced that MyRocks is mature enough that it has been installed on 5% of Facebook’s MySQL slaves. This has saved 50% of the space on these slaves, which allows them […]

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Testing Docker multi-host network performance

 | August 3, 2016 |  Posted In: Docker, MySQL

MySQL Group Replication

In this post, I’ll review Docker multi-host network performance. In a past post, I tested Docker network. The MySQL Server team provided their own results, which are in line with my observations. For this set of tests, I wanted to focus more on Docker networking using multiple hosts. Mostly because when we set up a high availability […]

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Docker automatic MySQL slave propagation

 | June 21, 2016 |  Posted In: Docker, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster

MySQL Group Replication

In this post, we’ll discuss Docker automatic MySQL slave propagation for help with scaling. In my previous posts on the Docker environment, I covered Percona XtraDB Cluster. Percona XtraDB Cluster can automatically scale by conveniently adding new nodes using the highly automated State Snapshot Transfer. State Snapshot Transfer allows a new node to copy data […]

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Scaling Percona XtraDB Cluster with ProxySQL in Docker Swarm

 | June 14, 2016 |  Posted In: Docker, MySQL

wsrep-stages

In this post, we’ll look at scaling Percona XtraDB Cluster with ProxySQL in Docker Swarm. In my previous post, I showed how to employ Percona XtraDB Cluster on multiple nodes in a Docker network. The intention is to be able to start/stop nodes and increase/decrease the cluster size dynamically. This means that we should track running […]

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