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Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference Tutorial Schedule is Live!

 | December 5, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Live

Percona Live

We are excited to announce that the tutorial schedule for the Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference is up! The Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference 2017 is April 24th – 27th, at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara & The Santa Clara Convention Center. Click through to the tutorial link right now, look […]

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MongoDB Troubleshooting: My Top 5

 | December 5, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MySQL error code 1215

In this blog post, I’ll discuss my top five go-to tips for MongoDB troubleshooting. Every DBA has a war chest of their go-to solutions for any support issues they run into for a specific technology. MongoDB is no different. Even if you have picked it because it’s a good fit and it runs well for […]

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WiredTiger B-Tree versus WiredTiger In-Memory: Q & A

 | November 18, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MySQL Character Sets

In this blog, I will provide answers to the Q & A for the WiredTiger B-Tree versus WiredTiger In-Memory webinar. First, I want to thank everybody for attending the October, 13 webinar. The recording and slides for the webinar are available here. Below is the list of questions that I wasn’t able to fully answer […]

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Is Docker Good for Your Database?

 | November 16, 2016 |  Posted In: Docker, MongoDB, MySQL, Solutions Engineering


This blog post reviews the appropriateness of Docker and other container solutions for your database environment. A few weeks back, I wrote a fairly high-level blog post about containers. It covered what you should consider when thinking about using Docker, rkt, LXC, etc. I hope you’ve taken the chance to give it a quick read. It’s a […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.6 is now available

 | November 15, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Software, ProxySQL

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.6 on November 15, 2016. PMM Server is distributed through Docker Hub PMM Client packages are available on the download page The instructions for installing or upgrading Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.6 are available in the documentation. Detailed release notes are available here. New in PMM Server: Prometheus […]

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MongoDB Through a MySQL Lens

 | November 14, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Solutions Engineering

MongoDB and MySQL

This blog post looks at MongoDB and MySQL, and covers high-level MongoDB strengths, weaknesses, features, and uses from the perspective of an SQL user. Delving into NoSQL coming from an exclusively SQL background can seem like a daunting task. I have worked with SQL in both small MySQL environments and large Oracle SQL environments.  When is […]

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Percona Live 2017 Call for Papers Extended Deadline: November 13th

 | November 8, 2016 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

We’ve extended the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 call for papers deadline until November 13th! If you haven’t submitted already, please consider doing so. Speaking at Percona Live is a great way to build your personal and company brands, and if selected you will receive a complimentary full conference pass! For Percona Live […]

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