MongoDB

Percona Blog Poll: What Database Engine Are You Using to Store Time Series Data?

TIme Series Data

Take Percona’s blog poll on what database engine you are using to store time series data.
Time series data is some of the most actionable data available when it comes to analyzing trends and making predictions. Simply put, time series data is data that is indexed not just by value, but by time as well […]

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Using NVMe Command Line Tools to Check NVMe Flash Health

NVME

In this blog post, I’ll look at the types of NVMe flash health information you can get from using the NVMe command line tools.
Checking SATA-based drive health is easy. Whether it’s an SSD or older spinning drive, you can use the
smartctl command to get a wealth of information about the device’s performance and health. […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.0 Beta is Now Available

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.0 Beta on February 7, 2017. This is the first beta in the PMM 1.1 series with a focus on providing alternative deployment options for PMM Server:

OVA image for VirtualBox is available from the testing download area at https://www.percona.com/redir/downloads/TESTING/pmm/.
Public Amazon Machine Images (AMI):

US East (N. Virginia)
EU (Ireland)

The instructions […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.1-1.1 Release Candidate is Now Available

Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.1-1.1rc on February 6, 2017. It is the first release candidate in the 3.4 series. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories.
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Percona Toolkit 3.0.0 Release Candidate is Now Available

Percona Toolkit

Percona announces the availability of Percona Toolkit 3.0.0rc-2 with new MongoDB tools on February 6, 2017. This is a release candidate.
Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced command-line tools to perform a variety of MySQL and MongoDB server and system tasks that are too difficult or complex for DBAs to perform manually. Percona Toolkit, like all Percona software, […]

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PMM Alerting with Grafana: Working with Templated Dashboards

PMM Alerting

In this blog post, we will look into more intricate details of PMM alerting. More specifically, we’ll look at how to set up alerting based on templated dashboards.
Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.0.7 includes Grafana 4.0, which comes with the Alerting feature. Barrett Chambers shared how to enable alerting in general. This blog post looks at […]

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Docker Security Vulnerability CVE-2016-9962

CVE-2018-19039

Docker 1.12.6 was released to address CVE-2016-9962. CVE-2016-9962 is a serious vulnerability with RunC.
Quoting the coreos page (linked above):
“RunC allowed additional container processes via runc exec to be ptraced by the pid 1 of the container. This allows the main processes of the container, if running as root, to gain access to file-descriptors of these new processes […]

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Percona Software News and Roadmap Update with CEO Peter Zaitsev: Q1 2017

Percona Software News and Roadmap Update

This blog post is a summary of the webinar Percona Software News and Roadmap Update – Q1 2017 given by Peter Zaitsev on January 12, 2017.
Over the last few months, I’ve had the opportunity to meet and talk with many of Percona’s customers. I love these meetings, and I always get a bunch of questions […]

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MongoDB 3.4 Views

MariaDB ColumnStore

This blog post covers MongoDB 3.4 views, one of the more recent MongoDB features.
Views are often used in relational databases to achieve both data security and a high level of abstraction, making it easier to retrieve data. Unlike regular tables, views neither have a physical schema nor use disk space. They execute a pre-specified […]

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The Percona Online Store: Get Database Help Now with Support and Health Audit Services

Percona Online Store

We are proud to announce the new Percona online store!
Keeping your database environment tuned, optimized and high-performance is key to achieving business goals. If your database goes down, so does your business. Percona experts have a long history of helping enterprises ensure their databases are running smoothly. With Percona, you can meet today’s workloads, […]

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