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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 25: Meltdown/Spectre still dominate, FOSDEM approaches and Timescale gets funding

 | January 26, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL, XtraDB Cluster

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Still on Meltdown/Spectre, this time MariaDB Corporation has published Meltdown Vulnerability Impact On MariaDB Server – interesting the comparison between glibc/tcmalloc. Worthy Facebook thread about this too, with a bit of chat about MongoDB performance. […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.6.1 Is Now Available

 | January 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL

Experimental Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.6.1. This release contains fixes to bugs found after Percona Monitoring and Management 1.6.0 was released. Bug fixes PMM-1660: QAN for MongoDB would not display data when authentication was enabled. PMM-1822: In Metrics Monitor, some tag names were incorrect in dashboards. PMM-1832: After upgrading to 1.5.2, […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.38-26.23 Is Now Available

 | January 24, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.38-26.23 (PXC) on January 24, 2018. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.38-26.23 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.38 Galera/Codership WSREP API Release 5.6.38 Galera Replication library 3.21 All Percona software […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.6 Beta is now available

 | January 23, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, open source databases, Percona Memory Engine, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Software

Percona Server for MongoDB 3.6

Percona is pleased to announce the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.6.1-1.0beta on January 23, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. NOTE: This version is considered BETA quality, and is not intended for use in production. Beta packages are available from testing repository. Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.6.0 Is Now Available

 | January 19, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL

Experimental Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.6.0. In this release, Percona Monitoring and Management Grafana metrics are available in the Advanced Data Exploration dashboard. We’ve improved the integration with MyRocks, and its data is now collected from SHOW GLOBAL STATUS. The MongoDB Exporter now features two new metrics: mongodb_up to inform if the MongoDB Server is […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 24: more Meltdown, FOSDEM, Slack and reminiscing

 | January 19, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, ProxySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. There is still much going on when it comes to Meltdown/Spectre in our world. Percona’s Vadim Tkachenko and Alexey Stroganov recently published Does the Meltdown Fix Affect Performance for MySQL on Bare Metal?. You also […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 23: CPU security continues to draw attention

 | January 12, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Much is still being talked about the Meltdown/Spectre CPU security vulnerabilities. There’s an interesting Twitter thread showing performance impact on Kafka brokers. Jaime Crespo also writes about how it affects MariaDB Server 10.1.30 – Finding […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.20-19 Is Now Available

 | January 8, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, TokuDB

Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.20-18

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.20-19 on January 3, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository. Based on MySQL 5.7.20, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 22: CPU vulnerabilities and looking forward to 2018

 | January 5, 2018 |  Posted In: AWS, Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MySQL, open source databases, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Happy New Year. Here’s to 2018 being a great year in the open source database world. What is in store for us? Probably: MySQL 8.0 and MariaDB Server 10.3 as generally available. What will we […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.0.6 Is Now Available

 | January 4, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit

Percona announces the release of Percona Toolkit 3.0.6 on January 4, 2018. Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced command-line tools that perform a variety of MySQL and MongoDB server and system tasks too difficult or complex for DBAs to perform manually. Percona Toolkit, like all Percona software, is free and open source. You download packages from the website or […]

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