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2016 Percona Live Tutorials Schedule is UP!

 | December 29, 2015 |  Posted In: Big Data, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, Percona Live

12 Days Until Percona Live

We are excited to announce that the tutorial schedule for the Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 is up! The schedule shows all the details for each of our informative and enlightening Percona Live tutorial sessions, including insights into InnoDB, MySQL 5.7, MongoDB 3.2 and RocksDB. These tutorials are a must for any data performance professional! The […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB storage engines in iiBench insert workload

 | December 23, 2015 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL

storage engine

We recently released the GA version of Percona Server for MongoDB, which comes with a variety of storage engines: RocksDB, PerconaFT and WiredTiger. Both RocksDB and PerconaFT are write-optimized engines, so I wanted to compare all engines in a workload oriented to data ingestions. For a benchmark I used iiBench-mongo (, and I inserted one billion […]

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MongoDB 3.2 WiredTiger in iiBench

 | December 15, 2015 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MongoDB

MongoDB 3.2 was recently released with WiredTiger as the default storage engine. In just over five years, MongoDB has evolved into a popular database. MongoDB 3.0 supported “pluggable storage engines.” The B-Tree-based WiredTiger should outperform IO-optimized RocksDB and PerconaFT in in-memory workloads, but it demonstrates performance degradation when we move into IO workloads. There are reports that WiredTiger […]

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RocksDB 101

 | October 21, 2015 |  Posted In: MongoDB

After we announced that Percona offers support for RocksDB, we saw many people looking for more details about this storage engine. Here is a quick list of some of the most frequent questions we get. Q: What is RocksDB? A: Quoting the homepage of the project: RocksDB is an embeddable persistent key-value store for fast storage. […]

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Percona Live 2016 Call for Papers Open! Introducing: Community Voting

 | October 20, 2015 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL

The Call for Papers for the fifth annual Percona Live Data Performance Conference and Expo (formerly MySQL Conference and Expo) taking place April 18-21, 2016, in Santa Clara, California, is now officially open! Ask yourself… “Do I have…” Fresh ideas? Enlightening case studies? Insight on best practices? In-depth technical knowlege? If the answer to any of these is “YES,” then you […]

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Percona Welcomes David Murphy as Practice Manager for MongoDB

 | October 19, 2015 |  Posted In: MongoDB

We are excited this week to welcome David Murphy to Percona as our Practice Manager for MongoDB®. A veteran of ObjectRocket, Electronic Arts, and Rackspace, David is a welcome addition to our team and will provide vision, direction and best practices for all things MongoDB. David also has an extensive background in MySQL and is […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.0.5-rc7 is now available

 | September 21, 2015 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software

Percona is pleased to announce the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.0.5-rc7 on September 21, 2015. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or from the Percona Software Repositories. Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, fully compatible, highly scalable, zero-maintenance downtime database supporting the MongoDB v3.0 protocol and drivers. Based on MongoDB 3.0.5, it extends MongoDB with […]

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MongoDB and Percona TokuMX Security Guidelines

 | September 14, 2015 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Security

Several reports we’re published in the news about how easy it is to access data stored in some NoSQL systems, including MongoDB. This is not surprising because security was rather relaxed in earlier versions of MongoDB . This post lists some of the common vulnerabilities in MongoDB and Percona TokuMX. Network Security One key point […]

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