First MongoDB replica-set Configuration for MySQL DBAs

Replica-Set Configuration

In this blog post, we will work on the first replica-set configuration for MySQL DBAs. We will map as many names as possible and compare how the databases work.
Replica-sets are the most common MongoDB deployment nowadays. One of the most frequent questions is: How do you deploy a replica-set? In this blog, the setup […]

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Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference Tutorial Schedule is 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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WiredTiger B-Tree versus WiredTiger In-Memory: Q & A

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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Help Us Shape the Future of Percona

Let us know what you think about Percona, and what we should be thinking about for the future.
Over the last ten years, Percona has grown considerably. We’ve moved from being a strictly MySQL company, to a company that supports MongoDB and other open source databases. Percona Live and Percona Live Europe have become key […]

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Is Docker Good for Your Database?


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

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 1.2.2
External static files are […]

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MongoDB Through a MySQL Lens

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 it […]

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