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Another Day, Another Data Leak

 | July 6, 2018 |  Posted In: Business Continuity, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, Security

another day another data leak Exactis

In the last few days, there has been information released about yet another alleged data leak, placing in jeopardy “…[the] personal information on hundreds of millions of American adults, as well as millions of businesses.” In this case, the “victim” was Exactis, for whom data collection and data security are core business functions. Some takeaways […]

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Configuring PMM Monitoring for MongoDB Cluster

 | July 5, 2018 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Monitoring and Management, PMM

In this blog, we will see how to configure Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) monitoring for a MongoDB cluster. It’s very simple, like adding a replica set or standalone instances to PMM Monitoring.  For this example, I have used docker to create PMM Server and MongoDB sharded cluster containers. If you want the steps I used […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 44: MongoDB 4.0 and Facebook MyRocks

 | June 30, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, 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. There have been two big pieces of news this week: the release of MongoDB 4.0 and the fact that Facebook has migrated the Messenger backend over to MyRocks. MongoDB 4.0 is stable, with support for […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.12.0 Is Now Available

 | June 27, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, AWS, Database Monitoring, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, PMM

Percona Monitoring and Management

PMM (Percona Monitoring and Management) 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. In release 1.12, we invested our efforts in the following areas: Visual Explain in […]

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Webinar 6/28: Securing Database Servers From External Attacks

 | June 27, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Replication, Security, Technical Webinars

securing database servers

Please join Percona’s Chief Evangelist Colin Charles on Thursday, June 28th, 2018, as he presents Securing Database Servers From External attacks at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   A critical piece of your infrastructure is the database tier, yet people don’t pay enough attention to it judging by how […]

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MongoDB Explain – Using PMM-QAN for MongoDB Query Analytics

 | June 26, 2018 |  Posted In: .PMM QAN, EXPLAIN, MongoDB, Percona Monitoring and Management, PMM

MongoDB explain plan with PMM-QAN

In this blog post, we will walk through PMM-Query Analytics for MongoDB. We will see how to analyze MongoDB query performance; review the initial parameters that we need to check; and find out how to compare MongoDB query performance with and without indexes with the help of EXPLAIN plan. The Percona Monitoring and Management QAN (PMM-QAN) dashboard […]

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MongoDB Transactions: Your Very First Transaction with MongoDB 4.0

and  | June 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL, MongoDB, open source databases

MongoDB 4.0 transactions

MongoDB 4.0 is just around the corner and with rc0 we can get a good idea of what we can expect in the GA version. MongoDB 4.0 will allow transactions to run in a replica set and, in a future release, the MongoDB transaction will work for sharded clusters. This is a really big change! Multi-statement […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 43: Polyglots, Security and DataOps.Barcelona

 | June 22, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, 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. This is a short working week for me due to a family emergency. It caused me to skip speaking at DataOps.Barcelona and miss hanging out with the awesome of speakers and attendees. This is the […]

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Finding the Right Direction: MongoDB Compass – Community Version

 | June 22, 2018 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB

MongoDB Compass

In this blog post, we will talk a bit about the product MongoDB Compass. This new tool has 3 main versions, these being: Community, Enterprise and Enterprise Read Only. MongoDB Compass Community is free, but a bit limited. It allows you to connect to your MongoDB Database to run queries, check queries execution plans, manage indexes, and create, […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.15-2.13 Is Now Available

 | June 20, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Software

MongoRocks

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.15-2.13 on June 20, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, and highly-scalable database that is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 3.4 Community Edition. It supports MongoDB 3.4 protocols and drivers. […]

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