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Percona Live Europe featured talk with Marc Berhault — Inside CockroachDB’s Survivability Model

 | September 20, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

percona live europe featured talk

Welcome to another Percona Live Europe featured talk with Percona Live Europe 2016: Amsterdam speakers! In this series of blogs, we’ll highlight some of the speakers that will be at this year’s conference. We’ll also discuss the technologies and outlooks of the speakers themselves. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona Live Europe […]

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How X Plugin Works Under the Hood

 | September 16, 2016 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

X Plugin

In this blog post, we’ll look at what MySQL does under the hood to transform NoSQL requests to SQL (and then store them in InnoDB transactional engine) when using the X Plugin. X Plugin allows MySQL to function as a document store. We don’t need to define any schema or use SQL language while still […]

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Consul, ProxySQL and MySQL HA

 | September 16, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

ProxySQL

When it comes to “decision time” about which type of MySQL HA (high-availability) solution to implement, and how to architect the solution, many questions come to mind. The most important questions are: “What are the best tools to provide HA and Load Balancing?” “Should I be deploying this proxy tool on my application servers or on a […]

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ProxySQL and Percona XtraDB Cluster (Galera) Integration

 | September 15, 2016 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

In this post, we’ll discuss how an integrated ProxySQL and Percona XtraDB Cluster (Galera) helps manage node states and failovers. ProxySQL is designed to not perform any specialized operation in relation to the servers with which it communicates. Instead, it uses an event scheduler to extend functionalities and cover any special needs. Given that specialized products […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.30-25.16.2 is now available (CVE-2016-6662 fix)

 | September 15, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Security

Percona XtraDB Cluster Reference Architecture

Percona  announces the new release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 on September 15, 2016. Binaries are available from the downloads area or our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.30-25.16.2 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server 5.6.30-76.3 Galera Replication library 3.16 Codership wsrep API version 25 This release provides a fix for CVE-2016-6662. […]

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pmp-check-pt-table-checksum Percona Monitoring Plugin

 | September 14, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

pmp-check-pt-table-checksum

Recently, I worked on a customer case where the customer needed to monitor the checksum via Nagios monitoring. The pmp-check-pt-table-checksum plugin from Percona Monitoring Plugins for MySQL achieves this goal. I thought it was worth a blogpost. pmp-check-pt-table-checksum alerts you when the pt-table-checksum tool from Percona Toolkit finds data drifts on a replication slave. pmp-checksum-pt-table-checksum monitors data differences on the slave from […]

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Webinar Thursday Sept. 15: Identifying and Solving Database Performance Issues with PMM

 | September 14, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

PMM

Please join Roman Vynar, Lead Platform Engineer on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 10 am PDT (UTC-7) for a webinar on Identifying and Solving Database Performance Issues with PMM. Database performance is the key to high-performance applications. Gaining visibility into the database is the key to improving database performance. Percona’s Monitoring and Management (PMM) provides […]

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Best Practices for Your E-Commerce Database

 | September 14, 2016 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MongoDB, MySQL, Technical Webinars

E-Commerce Database

This blog post discusses how you can protect your e-commerce database from a high traffic disaster. Databases power today’s e-commerce. Whether it’s listing items on your site, contacting your distributor for inventory, tracking shipments, payments, or customer data, your database must be up, running, tuned and available for your business to be successful. There is […]

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