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Use MySQL Without a Password (and Still be Secure)

Use MySQL Without a Password

Some say that the best password is the one you don’t have to remember. That’s possible with MySQL, thanks to the auth_socket plugin and its MariaDB version unix_socket.
Neither of these plugins is new, and some words have been written about the auth_socket on this blog before, for example: how to change passwords in MySQL […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.1.0 Is Now Available

Percona Toolkit

Percona announces the release of from the website or install PT-1696: the new pt-pg-summary tool supports PostgreSQL data collection in a way similar to other PT summary tools. The following is a fragment of the report that the tool produces:

Shell

##### — Database Port and Data_Directory — ####
+———————-+—————————————————-+
| Name […]

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MariaDB Track at Percona Live

MariaDB track at Percona Live 2019

Less than one month left until Percona Live. This time the Committee work was a bit unusual. Instead of having one big committee for the whole conference we had a few mini-committees, each responsible for a track. Each independent mini-committee, in turn, had a leader who was responsible for the whole process. I led […]

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Percona University Travels to South America

Percona University April 2019

We started hosting Percona University a few years back with the aim of sharing knowledge with the open source database community. The events are held in cities across the world. The next Percona University days will visiting Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil, in a lightning tour at the end of April.

Montevideo, Tuesday, April 23 2019 […]

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Debugging MariaDB Galera Cluster SST Problems – A Tale of a Funny Experience

MariaDB galera cluster starting time

Recently, I had to work on an emergency for a customer who was having a problem restarting a MariaDB Galera Cluster. After a failure in the cluster they decided to restart the cluster entirely following the right path: bootstrapping the first node, and then adding the rest of the members, one by one. Everything […]

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