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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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Lock Down: Enforcing SELinux with Percona XtraDB Cluster

 | June 21, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Security

SELinux for PXC security

Why do I spend time blogging about security frameworks? Because, although there are some resources available on the Web, none apply to Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) directly. Actually, I rarely encounter a MySQL setup where SELinux is enforced and never when Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) or another Galera replication implementation is used. As we’ll see, […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.40-26.25 Is Now Available

 | June 20, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.40-26.25 (PXC) on June 20, 2018. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.40-26.25 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.40 Galera/Codership WSREP API Release 5.6.39 Galera Replication library 3.23 All Percona software […]

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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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Webinar Thu 6/21: How to Analyze and Tune MySQL Queries for Better Performance

 | June 20, 2018 |  Posted In: EXPLAIN, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, MySQL 101, Technical Webinars

database query tuning

Please join Percona’s MySQL Database Administrator, Brad Mickel as he presents How to Analyze and Tune MySQL Queries for Better Performance on Thursday, June 21st, 2018, at 10:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   Query performance is essential in making any application successful. In order to finely tune your queries […]

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Chunk Change: InnoDB Buffer Pool Resizing

 | June 19, 2018 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL

innodb buffer pool chunk size

Since MySQL 5.7.5, we have been able to resize dynamically the InnoDB Buffer Pool. This new feature also introduced a new variable — innodb_buffer_pool_chunk_size — which defines the chunk size by which the buffer pool is enlarged or reduced. This variable is not dynamic and if it is incorrectly configured, could lead to undesired situations. […]

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Webinar Weds 20/6: Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7 Tutorial Part 2

 | June 19, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, ProxySQL, Technical Webinars

webinar Percona XtraDB Cluster

Including setting up Percona XtraDB Cluster with ProxySQL and PMM Please join Percona’s Architect, Tibi Köröcz as he presents Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7 Tutorial Part 2 on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018, at 7:00 am PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 am EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   Never used Percona XtraDB Cluster before? This is the webinar for […]

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Webinar Tues 19/6: MySQL: Scaling and High Availability – Production Experience from the Last Decade(s)

 | June 18, 2018 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, open source databases, Technical Webinars

scale high availability

Please join Percona’s CEO, Peter Zaitsev as he presents MySQL: Scaling and High Availability – Production Experience Over the Last Decade(s) on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   Percona is known as the MySQL performance experts. With over 4,000 customers, we’ve studied, mastered and […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 42: Security Focus on Redis and Docker a Timely Reminder to Stay Alert

 | June 15, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Events and Announcements, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Security

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Much of last week, there was a lot of talk around this article: New research shows 75% of ‘open’ Redis servers infected. It turns out, it helps that one should always read beyond the headlines […]

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