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MariaDB at Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017

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

MariaDB at Percona Live

In this blog, we’ll look at how we plan to represent MariaDB at Percona Live. The MariaDB Corporation is organizing a conference called M17 on the East Coast in April. Some Perconians (Peter Zaitsev, Vadim Tkachenko, Sveta Smirnova, Alex Rubin, Colin Charles) decided to submit some interesting talks for that conference. Percona also offered to […]

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Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 Crash Courses: MySQL and MongoDB!

 | February 14, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

MariaDB at Percona Live

The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 will once again host crash courses on MySQL and MongoDB. Read below to get an outstanding discount on either the MySQL or MongoDB crash course (or both). The database community constantly tells us how hard it is to find someone with MySQL and MongoDB DBA skills who can help with […]

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Using NVMe Command Line Tools to Check NVMe Flash Health

 | February 9, 2017 |  Posted In: Hardware and Storage, Insight for DBAs, MongoDB, MySQL

NVME

In this blog post, I’ll look at the types of NVMe flash health information you can get from using the NVMe command line tools. Checking SATA-based drive health is easy. Whether it’s an SSD or older spinning drive, you can use the smartctl command to get a wealth of information about the device’s performance and health. […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.0 Beta is Now Available

 | February 7, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Software, PMM

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.0 Beta on February 7, 2017. This is the first beta in the PMM 1.1 series with a focus on providing alternative deployment options for PMM Server: OVA image for VirtualBox is available from the testing download area at https://www.percona.com/redir/downloads/TESTING/pmm/. Public Amazon Machine Images (AMI): US East (N. Virginia) […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.0.0 Release Candidate is Now Available

 | February 6, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Toolkit

Percona Server for MongoDB

Percona announces the availability of Percona Toolkit 3.0.0rc-2 with new MongoDB tools on February 6, 2017. This is a release candidate. Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced command-line tools to perform a variety of MySQL and MongoDB server and system tasks that are too difficult or complex for DBAs to perform manually. Percona Toolkit, like all Percona software, […]

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PMM Alerting with Grafana: Working with Templated Dashboards

 | February 2, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

PMM Alerting

In this blog post, we will look into more intricate details of PMM alerting. More specifically, we’ll look at how to set up alerting based on templated dashboards. Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.0.7 includes Grafana 4.0, which comes with the Alerting feature. Barrett Chambers shared how to enable alerting in general. This blog post looks at […]

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Docker Security Vulnerability CVE-2016-9962

 | January 31, 2017 |  Posted In: Docker, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, PMM, Security

CVE-2016-9962

Docker 1.12.6 was released to address CVE-2016-9962. CVE-2016-9962 is a serious vulnerability with RunC. Quoting the coreos page (linked above): “RunC allowed additional container processes via runc exec to be ptraced by the pid 1 of the container. This allows the main processes of the container, if running as root, to gain access to file-descriptors of these new […]

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Percona Software News and Roadmap Update with CEO Peter Zaitsev: Q1 2017

 | January 27, 2017 |  Posted In: Docker, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona MySQL Consulting, Percona MySQL Support, Percona Software, Percona Support, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, Technical Webinars, XtraDB Cluster

Percona Software News and Roadmap Update

This blog post is a summary of the webinar Percona Software News and Roadmap Update – Q1 2017 given by Peter Zaitsev on January 12, 2017. Over the last few months, I’ve had the opportunity to meet and talk with many of Percona’s customers. I love these meetings, and I always get a bunch of questions […]

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