MongoDB PIT Backups In Depth

MongoDB PIT Backups

In this blog is an in-depth discussion of MongoDB PIT backups.
Note: INTIMIDATION FREE ZONE!! This post is meant to give the reader most of the knowledge that is needed to understand the material. This includes basic MongoDB knowledge and other core concepts. I have tried to include links for further research where I can. […]

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Percona Live 2017 Sneak Peek Schedule Up Now! See the Available Sessions!

Percona Live

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

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Percona Live Featured Tutorial with Giuseppe Maxia — MySQL Document Store: SQL and NoSQL United

Percona Live Europe Featured Talk Giuseppe Maxia

Welcome to a new series of blogs: Percona Live featured tutorial speakers! In these blogs, we’ll highlight some of the tutorial speakers that will be at this year’s Percona Live conference. We’ll also discuss how these tutorials can help you improve your database environment. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona Live […]

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Row Store and Column Store Databases

Row Store and Column Store

In this blog post, we’ll discuss the differences between row store and column store databases.
Clients often ask us if they should or could be using columnar databases. For some applications, a columnar database is a great choice; for others, you should stick with the tried and true row-based option.
At a basic level, row stores […]

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Webinar Wednesday 12/14: MongoDB System Tuning Best Practices

MongoDB System Tuning

Please join Percona Senior Technical Operations Architect Tim Vaillancourt on Wednesday December 14, at 10:00 am PST/ 1:00pm EST (UTC-8) as he presents MongoDB System Tuning Best Practices.
People give much love to optimizing  document design, provisioning, and even selecting an engine in MongoDB. They give little attention to tuning Linux to handle databases efficiently. In […]

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MongoDB 3.4: Facet Aggregation Features and SERVER-27395 Mongod Crash

Mongod Crash

This blog discusses MongoDB 3.4 GA facet aggregation features and the SERVER-27395 mongod crash bug.
As you may have heard, in late November MongoDB 3.4 GA was released. One feature that stuck out for me, a Lucene enthusiast, was the addition of powerful grouping and faceted search features in MongoDB 3.4.
Faceted Search
For those unfamiliar with […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.7 release

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.7.
The Percona Monitoring and Management Server (PMM) is distributed through Docker Hub, PMM Client – through tarball or system packages. The instructions for installing or upgrading PMM are available in the documentation.
PMM Server changelog

Added new widgets and graphs to “PXC/Galera Graphs” dashboard.
Fixed hostgroup filtering for […]

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Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.7 release

Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.7

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.7.

New Nagios script for MongoDB.
Added MySQL socket and flag options to Cacti PHP script.
Added disk volume check on “Mounted on” in addition to “Filesystem” to Cacti PHP script to allow monitoring of tmpfs mounts.
Allow delayed slave to have SQL thread stopped on pmp-check-mysql-replication-delay check.
Fix for […]

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Tuning Linux for MongoDB: Automated Tuning on Redhat and CentOS

Tuning Linux for MongoDB

In a previous blog post: “Tuning Linux for MongoDB,” I covered several tunings for an efficient MongoDB deployment on Linux in Production. This post expands on that one.
While I felt the tuning Linux for MongoDB was a very useful blog post that results in a great baseline tuning, something bugged me about how much […]

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