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Installing Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) for the First Time

 | February 24, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Docker, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, ProxySQL, Solutions Engineering, XtraDB Cluster

Percona Monitoring and Management 2

This post is another in the series on Percona’s MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. This post is meant to walk a prospective user through the benefits of Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM), how it’s architected and the simple install process. By the end of this post, you should have a good idea of what PMM is, […]

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Battle for Synchronous Replication in MySQL: Galera vs. Group Replication

 | February 24, 2017 |  Posted In: Group Replication, High-availability, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Replication

Group Replication

In today’s blog post, I will briefly compare two major synchronous replication technologies available today for MySQL. Synchronous Replication Thanks to the Galera plugin, founded by the Codership team, we’ve had the choice between asynchronous and synchronous replication in the MySQL ecosystem for quite a few years already. Moreover, we can choose between at least three […]

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Webinar Thursday, February 23, 2017: Troubleshooting MySQL Access Privileges Issues

 | February 22, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, Security, Technical Webinars

Troubleshooting MySQL Access Privileges

Please join Sveta Smirnova, Percona’s Principal Technical Services Engineer, as she presents Troubleshooting MySQL Access Privileges Issues on February 23, 2017 at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST (UTC-8). Do you have registered users who can’t connect to the MySQL server? Strangers modifying data to which they shouldn’t have access? MySQL supports a rich […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.6 is Now Available

 | February 22, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

CVE-2016-6225

Percona announces the GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.6 on February 22, 2017. You can download it from our download site and apt and yum repositories. Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered free […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.3.7 is Now Available

 | February 22, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona XtraBackup 2.3.5

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.3.7 on February 22, 2017. Downloads are available from our download site or Percona Software Repositories. Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered free as an open […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Upgrade Guide

 | February 21, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Docker, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server, Percona Server for MongoDB, PMM, Solutions Engineering

Percona Monitoring and Management

This post is part of a series of Percona’s MongoDB 3.4 bundle release blogs. The purpose of this blog post is to demonstrate current best-practices for an in-place Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) upgrade. Following this method allows you to retain data previously collected by PMM in your MySQL or MongoDB environment, while upgrading to […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.0.1 is now available

 | February 20, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit

Percona Server for MongoDB

Percona announces the availability of Percona Toolkit 3.0.1 on February 20, 2017. This is the first general availability (GA) release in the 3.0 series with a focus on padding MongoDB tools: pt-mongodb-summary pt-mongodb-query-digest Downloads are available from the Percona Software Repositories. NOTE: If you are upgrading using Percona’s yum repositories, make sure that the you enable the basearch repo, because Percona […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.1 is now available

 | February 20, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Software, PMM, ProxySQL

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.1 on February 20, 2017. This is the first general availability (GA) release 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 […]

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MySQL Bug 72804 Workaround: “BINLOG statement can no longer be used to apply query events”

 | February 16, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL

MySQL Bug 72804

In this blog post, we’ll look at a workaround for MySQL bug 72804. Recently I worked on a ticket where a customer performed a point-in-time recovery PITR using a large set of binary logs. Normally we handle this by applying the last backup, then re-applying all binary logs created since the last backup. In the middle of the […]

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Percona Blog Poll Results: What Programming Languages Are You Using for Backend Development?

 | February 16, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Poll, MySQL

Programming Languages

In this blog we’ll look at the results from Percona’s blog poll on what programming languages you’re using for backend development. Late last year we started a poll on what backend programming languages are being used by the open source community. The three components of the backend – server, application, and database – are what makes […]

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