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Monitoring Databases: A Product Comparison

 | March 16, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Monitoring Plugins

Monitoring Databases PMM small

In this blog post, I will discuss the solutions for monitoring databases (which includes alerting) I have worked with and recommended in the past to my clients. This survey will mostly focus on MySQL solutions.  One of the most common issues I come across when working with clients is monitoring and alerting. Many times, companies […]

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A Look at MariaDB Subquery Cache

 | March 2, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MySQL

MariaDB Subquery Cache

The MariaDB subquery cache feature added in MariaDB 5.3 is not widely known. Let’s see what it is and how it works. What is a subquery cache? The MariaDB subquery cache optimizes the execution of correlated subqueries. Correlated subqueries refer to a value from the parent query. For example:

MariaDB only uses this optimization if […]

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MariaDB at Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017

 | February 16, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live

UPDATE: Sveta Smirnova will be speaking at M17! Her talk is titled Lessons Learned: Troubleshooting Replication. It covers the similarities and differences between MySQL and MariaDB replication, and how to make the correct configuration choices to avoid problems. In this blog, we’ll look at how we plan to represent MariaDB at Percona Live. The MariaDB Corporation […]

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Percona Live 2017 Sneak Peek Schedule Up Now! See the Available Sessions!

 | December 16, 2016 |  Posted In: Apache Spark, Big Data, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Database Monitoring, Docker, Events and Announcements, Group Replication, High-availability, InnoDB, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Orchestrator, Percona Live

Percona Live Featured Session

We are excited to announce that the sneak peek schedule for the Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference is up! The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 is April 24th – 27th, at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara & The Santa Clara Convention Center. The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 is […]

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Webinar Thursday, December 8: Virtual Columns in MySQL and MariaDB

 | December 6, 2016 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MySQL, Technical Webinars

Virtual Columns

Please join Federico Razzoli, Consultant at Percona, on Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 8 AM PT / 11 AM ET (UTC – 8) as he presents Virtual Columns in MySQL and MariaDB. MariaDB 5.2 and MySQL 5.7 introduced virtual columns, with different implementations.Their features and limitations are similar, but not identical. The main difference is […]

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Percona Live 2017 Call for Papers Extended Deadline: November 13th

 | November 8, 2016 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

We’ve extended the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 call for papers deadline until November 13th! If you haven’t submitted already, please consider doing so. Speaking at Percona Live is a great way to build your personal and company brands, and if selected you will receive a complimentary full conference pass! For Percona Live […]

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Percona Poll: What Database Technologies Are You Using?

 | October 26, 2016 |  Posted In: Database Poll, InnoDB, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL

Database Technologies

Take Percona’s poll on what database technologies you use in your environment. Different databases get designed for different scenarios. Using one database technology for every situation doesn’t make sense, and can lead to non-optimal solutions for common issues. Big data and IoT applications, high availability, secure backups, security, cloud vs. on-premises deployment: each have a set […]

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Take Percona’s One-Click 2017 Top Database Concerns Poll

 | October 10, 2016 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Database Monitoring, High-availability, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL

2017 top database concerns

Take Percona’s One-Click 2017 Top Database Concerns Poll. With 2017 coming quick around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what next year is going to bring to the open source database community. We just finished Percona Live Europe 2017, and at the conference we looked at new technologies, new techniques, and new ideas. […]

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MariaDB Sessions at Percona Live Europe 2016

 | September 23, 2016 |  Posted In: MariaDB, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe

If you’re going to Percona Live Europe Amsterdam 2016, and are specifically interested in MariaDB-related technologies, there are many talks for you to attend. On Tutorial Monday, you will want to attend my tutorial The Complete MariaDB Server Tutorial. In those three hours, you’ll learn about all the differences that MariaDB Server has to offer […]

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