Docker

Measuring Percona Server Docker CPU/network overhead

Docker

Now that we have our Percona Server Docker images, I wanted to measure the performance overhead when we run the database in the container. Since Docker promises to use a lightweight container, in theory there should be very light overhead. We need to verify that claim, however. In this post I will show the numbers for CPU and network intensive […]

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Experimental Percona Docker images for Percona Server

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Docker is incredibly popular tool for deploying software, so we decided to provide a Percona Docker image for both Percona Server MySQL and Percona Server for MongoDB.
We want to create an easy way to try our products.
There are actually some images available from https://hub.docker.com/_/percona/, but these images are provided by Docker itself, not from Percona.
In our […]

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Containing your logical backups: mydumper in docker

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Even with software like Percona Xtrabackup, logical backups remain an important component of a thorough backup strategy. To gather a logical backup in a timely fashion we rely on a tool called mydumper. In the Percona Managed Services department we’re lucky enough to have one of the project’s most active contributors and many of the latest features […]

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Playing with Percona XtraDB Cluster in Docker

Like any good, thus lazy, engineer I don’t like to start things manually. Creating directories, configuration files, specify paths, ports via command line is too boring. I wrote already how I survive in case when I need to start MySQL server (here). There is also the MySQL Sandbox which can be used for the […]

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How to setup Docker for Percona ClusterControl and add existing Percona XtraDB Cluster

In my previous post I showed you how to setup Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 on Docker. This time I will show you how to setup Percona ClusterControl and add the existing Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 that we’ve managed to setup from the previous post.
Let us note the following details about our existing containers:

172.17.0.2 dockerpxc1
172.17.0.3 […]

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Installing Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 with the Docker open-source engine

In my previous post, I blogged about using Percona Server with Docker and have shown you how fast and easy it was to create a virtual environment with just a few commands.
This time I will be showing you how to setup a three-node Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) 5.6 on the Docker open-source engine. Just […]

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