High-availability

MongoDB Replica set Scenarios and Internals

MongoDB replica sets replication internals r

The MongoDB® replica set is a group of nodes with one set as the primary node, and all other nodes set as secondary nodes. Only the primary node accepts “write” operations, while other nodes can only serve “read” operations according to the read preferences defined. In this blog post, we’ll focus on some MongoDB replica set scenarios, […]

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CRITICAL UPDATE for Percona XtraDB Cluster users: 5.7.23-31.31.2 Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

To resolve a critical regression, Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.23-31.31.2 on October 2, 2018 Binaries are available from the downloads section or from our software repositories.
This release resolves a critical regression in Galera’s wsrep library and supersedes 5.7.23-31.31
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High Availability for Enterprise-Grade PostgreSQL environments

High Availability PostgreSQL

High availability (HA) and database replication is a major topic of discussion for database technologists. There are a number of informed choices to be made to optimize PostgreSQL replication so that you achieve HA. In this post we introduce an overview of the topic, and cover some options available to achieve high availability in […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.23-31.31 Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

This release has been superseded by 5.7.23-31.31.2 after a critical regression was found. Please update to the latest release.
Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.23-31.31 on September 26, 2018. Binaries are available from the downloads section or from our software repositories.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.23-31.31 is now the current release, based on the […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.41-28.28 Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.41-28.28 (PXC) on September 18, 2018. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.41-28.28 is now the current release, based on the following:

Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.41
Codership WSREP API Rrelease 5.6.41
Codership Galera library 3.24

Fixed Bugs

PXC-1017: Memcached API is now disabled […]

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Setting up Streaming Replication in PostgreSQL

postgres streaming replication

Configuring replication between two databases is considered to be a best strategy towards achieving high availability during disasters and provides fault tolerance against unexpected failures. PostgreSQL satisfies this requirement through streaming replication. We shall talk about another option called logical replication and logical decoding in our future blog post.
Streaming replication works on log shipping. […]

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Replication from Percona Server for MySQL to PostgreSQL using pg_chameleon

postgres mysql replication using pg_chameleon

Replication is one of the well-known features that allows us to build an identical copy of a database. It is supported in almost every RDBMS. The advantages of replication may be huge, especially HA (High Availability) and load balancing. But what if we need to build replication between 2 heterogeneous databases like MySQL and […]

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Amazon RDS Multi-AZ Deployments and Read Replicas

RDS Multi-AZ

Amazon RDS is a managed relational database service that makes it easier to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. One of the common questions that we get is “What is Multi-AZ and how it’s different from Read Replica, do I need both?”.  I have tried to answer this question in […]

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InnoDB Cluster in a Nutshell Part 3: MySQL Shell

MySQL InnoDB Cluster MySQL Shell

Welcome to the third part of this series. I’m glad you’re still reading, as hopefully this means you find this subject interesting at least. Previously we presented the first two components of MySQL InnoDB Cluster: Group Replication and MySQL Router and now we will discuss the last component, MySQL Shell.
MySQL Shell
This is the last component […]

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Webinar Wed 7/19: MongoDB Sharding

MongoDB shard zones

Please join Percona’s Senior Support Engineer, Adamo Tonete as he presents MongoDB Sharding 101 on July 19th, 2018, at 12:30 PM PDT (UTC-7) / 3:30 PM EDT (UTC-4).
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This tutorial is a continuation of advanced topics for the DBA. In it, we will share best practices and tips on how to perform the most […]

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