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Tuning Linux for MongoDB

 | August 12, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

tuning Linux for MongoDB

In this post, we’ll discuss tuning Linux for MongoDB deployments. By far the most common operating system you’ll see MongoDB running on is Linux 2.6 and 3.x. Linux flavors such as CentOS and Debian do a fantastic job of being a stable, general-purpose operating system. Linux runs software on hardware ranging from tiny computers like the […]

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Percona Memory Engine for MongoDB

 | August 11, 2016 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MongoDB

Memory Engine vs WiredTiger Insert

This post discusses Percona Server for MongoDB’s new in-memory storage engine, Percona Memory Engine for MongoDB. Percona Server for MongoDB introduced the Memory Engine starting with the 3.2.8-2.0 version. To use it, run Percona Server for MongoDB with the –storageEngine=inMemory option. In-memory is a special configuration of WiredTiger that doesn’t store user data on disk. With this […]

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Introducing Percona Memory Engine for MongoDB

 | August 11, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB

Percona Memory Engine for MongoDB

I’m pleased to announce the latest Percona Server for MongoDB feature: Percona Memory Engine for MongoDB. Everybody understands that memory is much faster than disk – even the fastest solid state storage can’t compete with it. As such the choice for the most demanding workloads, where performance and predictable latency are paramount, is in-memory computing. […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.2 Beta

 | July 28, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.2 Beta

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.2 Beta on 28 July 2016. Like prior versions, PMM is distributed through Docker Hub and is free to download. Full instructions for download and installation of the server and client are available in the documentation. Notable changes to the tool include: Upgraded to Grafana 3.1.0. Upgraded to […]

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Percona Live Europe Amsterdam 2016 Tutorial Schedule is Up!

 | July 27, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe 2016 Schedule

This blog post lists the Percona Live Europe Amsterdam 2016 tutorial schedule. We are excited to announce that the tutorial schedule for the Percona Live Europe Amsterdam Open Source Database Conference 2016 is up! The Percona Live Europe Amsterdam Open Source Database Conference is the premier event for the diverse and active open source community, as well […]

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Monitoring MongoDB with Nagios

 | July 27, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

Monitoring MongoDB with Nagios

In this blog, we’ll discuss monitoring MongoDB with Nagios. There is a significant amount of talk around graphing MongoDB metrics using things like Prometheus, Data Dog, New Relic, and Ops Manager from MongoDB Inc. However, I haven’t noticed a lot of talk around “What MongoDB alerts should I be setting up?” While building out Percona’s […]

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MongoDB Consistent Backups

 | July 25, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MongoDB consistent backups

In this post, I’m going to discuss MongoDB consistent backups, and how to achieve them. You might have read before that MongoDB backup is not consistent. But what if I told you there is a tool that could make them consistent. What if this tool also would make it cluster-wide consistent, automatically compress the backup, become […]

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The Value of Database Support

 | July 20, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Support

database support

In this post, I’ll discuss how database support is good for your enterprise. Years ago when I worked for the MySQL Support organization at the original MySQL AB, we spoke about MySQL Support as insurance and focused on a value proposition similar to that of car insurance. You must purchase car insurance before the incident […]

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