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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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Is Serverless Just a New Word for Cloud-Based?

 | June 20, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL

serverless architecture

Serverless is a new buzzword in the database industry. Even though it gets tossed around often, there is some confusion about what it really means and how it really works. Serverless architectures rely on third-party Backend as a Service (BaaS) services. They can also include custom code that is run in managed, ephemeral containers on […]

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Zone Based Sharding in MongoDB

 | June 13, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for Developers, MongoDB, Security

MongoDB shard zones

In this blog post, we will discuss about how to use zone based sharding to deploy a sharded MongoDB cluster in a customized manner so that the queries and data will be redirected per geographical groupings. This feature of MongoDB is a part of its Data Center Awareness, that allows queries to be routed to particular […]

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Webinar Thurs 6/14: MongoDB Backup and Recovery Field Guide

 | June 13, 2018 |  Posted In: Backups, MongoDB, Replication, Security, Technical Webinars

mongodb backup and recovery field guide

Please join Percona’s Sr. Technical Operations Architect, Tim Vaillancourt as he presents MongoDB Backup and Recovery Field Guide on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 10:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now This talk will cover backup and recovery solutions for MongoDB replica sets and clusters, focusing on online and low-impact solutions […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 41: Reflecting on GitHub’s Contribution to Open Source Database

 | June 8, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Some big news out from Microsoft about their acquisition of GitHub for $7.5 billion. GitHub hosts many projects, including from the MySQL ecosystem, but maybe more interesting is that their DBA team is awesome, give […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 40: a Peak at Blockchain, Lots of MariaDB News, then Back on the Road

 | June 1, 2018 |  Posted In: AWS, Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Shortly after the last dispatch, I jetted off for a spot of vacation (which really meant I was checking out the hype behind Blockchain with a database developer lens at the Blockchain Week NYC), and then […]

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MongoDB: deploy a replica set with transport encryption (part 3/3)

 | May 31, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, Security

MongoDB Encryption Replica Sets

In this third and final post of the series, we look at how to configure transport encryption on a deployed MongoDB replica set. Security vulnerabilities can arise when internal personnel have legitimate access to the private network, but should not have access to the data. Encrypting intra-node traffic ensures that no one can “sniff” sensitive data […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.11.0 Is Now Available

 | May 23, 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

Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 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 PMM Release 1.11.0, we deliver the following changes: Configurable MySQL Slow Log Rotation […]

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