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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.35-26.20-3 is now available

 | April 19, 2017 |  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 5.6.35-26.20-3 on April 13, 2017. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.35-26.20-3 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server 5.6.35-81.0 Galera Replication library 3.20 wsrep API version 26 All Percona software is open-source and free. NOTE: Due […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.17-29.20 is now available

 | April 19, 2017 |  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 5.7.17-29.20 on April 19, 2017. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. NOTE: You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.17-29.20 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server 5.7.17-13 Galera […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.17-27.20 is now available

 | March 17, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL, XtraDB Cluster

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.17-27.20 on March 16, 2017. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. NOTE: You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.17-27.20 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server 5.7.17-11 Galera […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.35-26.20 is now available

 | March 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL, XtraDB Cluster

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.35-26.20 on March 10, 2017. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.35-26.20 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server 5.6.35-80.0 Galera Replication library 3.20 wsrep API version 26 All Percona software is open-source and free. Details […]

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Quest for Better Replication in MySQL: Galera vs. Group Replication

 | February 24, 2017 |  Posted In: Group Replication, High-availability, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Replication

Group Replication

UPDATE: Some of the language in the original post was considered overly-critical of Oracle by some community members. This was not my intent, and I’ve modified the language to be less so. I’ve also changed term “synchronous” (which the use of is inaccurate and misleading) to “virtually synchronous.” This term is more accurate and already used by both […]

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Group Replication: Shipped Too Early

 | February 15, 2017 |  Posted In: Group Replication, High-availability, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Group Replication

This blog post is my overview of Group Replication technology. With Oracle clearly entering the “open source high availability solutions” arena with the release of their brand new Group Replication solution, I believe it is time to review the quality of the first GA (production ready) release. TL;DR: Having examined the technology, it is my […]

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Percona Live Featured Tutorial with Frédéric Descamps — MySQL InnoDB Cluster & Group Replication in a Nutshell: Hands-On Tutorial

 | January 26, 2017 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Featured Tutorial

Welcome to another post in the series of Percona Live featured tutorial speakers blogs! In these blogs, we’ll highlight some of the tutorial speakers that will be at this year’s Percona Live conference. We’ll also discuss how these tutorials can help you improve your database environment. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona […]

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Setup ProxySQL for High Availability (not a Single Point of Failure)

 | January 19, 2017 |  Posted In: High-availability, Keepalived, MySQL, open source databases, OpenSource Databases on big machines, Percona Live, Percona MySQL Consulting, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

ProxySQL for High Availability

In this blog post, we’ll look at how to set up ProxySQL for high availability. During the last few months, we’ve had a lot of opportunities to present and discuss a very powerful tool that will become more and more used in the architectures supporting MySQL: ProxySQL. ProxySQL is becoming more flexible, solid, performant and used […]

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Webinar Wednesday January 18, 2017: Lessons from Database Failures

 | January 17, 2017 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, Technical Webinars

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist Colin Charles on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at 7:00 am (PST) / 10:00 am (EST) (UTC-8) as he presents “Lessons from Database Failures.” MySQL failures at scale can teach a great deal. MySQL failures can lead to a discussion about such topics as high availability (HA), geographical redundancy and automatic failover. […]

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MongoDB PIT Backups: Part 2

 | January 9, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL, High-availability, MongoDB, open source databases, Solutions Engineering

MongoDB PIT Backups

This blog post is the second in a series covering MongoDB PIT backups. You can find the first part here. Sharding Makes Everything Fun(ner) The first blog post in this series looked at MongoDB backups in a simple single-replica set environment. In this post, we’ll look at the scale-out use case. When sharding, we have exactly […]

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