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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 24: more Meltdown, FOSDEM, Slack and reminiscing

 | January 19, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, ProxySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. There is still much going on when it comes to Meltdown/Spectre in our world. Percona’s Vadim Tkachenko and Alexey Stroganov recently published Does the Meltdown Fix Affect Performance for MySQL on Bare Metal?. You also […]

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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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Meltdown and Spectre: CPU Security Vulnerabilities

and  | January 4, 2018 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Security

CPU Security Vulnerabilities

In this blog post, we examine the recent revelations about CPU security vulnerabilities. The beginning of the new year also brings to light fresh and new CPU security vulnerabilities. Today’s big offenders originate on the hardware side – more specifically, the CPU. The reported hardware kernel bugs allow for direct access to data held in the […]

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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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MongoDB 3.6 Aggregation and Array Improvements

 | December 26, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, open source databases

MongoDB 3.6 sorting

In this blog, we’ll look at MongoDB 3.6 aggregation and array improvements. With MongoDB 3.6 out, and us having talked about security, transactions and sessions, we can now start to talk about something much more fun. This blog is centered the improvements around arrays, dates and aggregations. My goal here is two parts: first to […]

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Three P’s of a Successful Black Friday: Percona, Pepper Media Holding, and PMM

 | December 21, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Remote DBA

Successful Black Friday

As we close out the holiday season, let’s look at some data that tells us how to guarantee a successful Black Friday (from a database perspective). There are certain peak times of the year where companies worldwide hold their breath in the hope that their databases do not become overloaded or unresponsive. A large percentage […]

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Percona Live 2018 Call for Papers Deadline Extended to January 12, 2018

 | December 20, 2017 |  Posted In: AWS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Percona Live 2018

Percona is extending the Percona Live 2018 call for papers deadline to January 12, 2018! Percona’s gift to you this holiday season is the gift of time – submit your speaking topics right up until January 12, 2018! As the year winds up, we received many requests to extend the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 call […]

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Updates to Percona Bug Tracking

 | December 20, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL

Percona Bug Tracking

We’re completing our move of Percona bug tracking into JIRA, and the drop-dead date is December 28, 2017. For some time now, Percona has maintained both the legacy Launchpad bug tracking system and a JIRA bug tracking system for some of the newer products. The time has come to consolidate everything into the JIRA bug […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management a Trend Setting Product for 2018

 | December 19, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

DBTA Trend-Setting Products in Data and Information Management for 2018

…but don’t just take our word for it… The online industry news magazine Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) has included Percona Monitoring and Management in its roundup of Trend-Setting Products in Data and Information Management for 2018. “…each year, Database Trends and Applications magazine looks for offerings that promise to help organizations derive greater benefit from their […]

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