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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 28: Percona Live, MongoDB Transactions and Spectre/Meltdown Rumble On

 | February 16, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL, PMM, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL, TokuDB

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. In case you missed last week’s column, don’t forget to read the fairly lengthy FOSDEM MySQL & Friends DevRoom summary. From a Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 standpoint, beyond the tutorials getting picked and […]

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Does Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Support External Monitoring Services? Yes It Does!

 | February 12, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

External Monitoring Services

Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL and MongoDB performance. You can run PMM in your own environment for maximum security and reliability. It provides thorough time-based analysis for MySQL and MongoDB servers to ensure that your data works as efficiently as possible. Starting with version 1.4.0 and improved in 1.7.0, PMM supports external monitoring services. This […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 27: Percona Live Tutorials Released and a Comprehensive Review of the FOSDEM MySQL DevRoom

 | February 9, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, InnoDB, MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MySQL, PMM, ProxySQL, Replication

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 update: tutorials have been announced. The committee rated over 300+ talks, and easily 70% of the schedule should go live next week as well. In practice, then, you should see […]

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Tutorial Schedule for Percona Live 2018 Is Live

 | February 8, 2018 |  Posted In: AWS, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live 2018

Percona has revealed the line-up of in-depth tutorials for the Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference, taking place April 23-25, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. Secure your spot now with Advanced Registration prices (available until March 4, 2018). Sponsorship opportunities for the conference are still available. Percona Live 2018 […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 26: Percona Live Schedule is Near Completion, FOSDEM Underway and a Percona Toolkit Use Case

 | February 2, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Orchestrator, Percona Live, 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. Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 update: tutorials have been picked, and the schedule/press release should be announced by next week. We’ve (the committee) rated over 300+ talks, and easily 70% of the schedule should go […]

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Webinar Wednesday, January 24, 2018: Differences between MariaDB and MySQL

and  | January 22, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MySQL, open source databases, Technical Webinars

MariaDB and MySQL

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents Differences Between MariaDB and MySQL on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 7:00 am PST (UTC -8) / 10:00 am EST (UTC -5). Register Now Tags: MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, DBA, SysAdmin, DevOps Experience Level: Novice MariaDB and MySQL. Are they syntactically similar? Where do these […]

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Sneak Peek of the Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference Breakout Sessions!

 | January 15, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, Apache Spark, AWS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live 2018

Take a look at the sneak peek of the breakout sessions for the Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference, taking place April 23-25, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. Early Bird registration discounts are available until February 4, 2018, and sponsorship opportunities are still available. Conference breakout sessions will feature a range […]

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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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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 Database Performance Blog Year in Review: Top Blog Posts

 | December 29, 2017 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL

Percona Database Performance Blog

Let’s look at some of the most popular Percona Database Performance Blog posts in 2017. The closing of a year lends itself to looking back. And making lists. With the Percona Database Performance Blog, Percona staff and leadership work hard to provide the open source community with insights, technical support, predictions and metrics around multiple […]

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