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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.9 Is Now Available

 | November 29, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

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Percona announces the GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.9 on November 29, 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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Best Practices for Percona XtraDB Cluster on AWS

and  | November 28, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL

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In this blog post I’ll look at the performance of Percona XtraDB Cluster on AWS using different service instances, and recommend some best practices for maximizing performance. You can use Percona XtraDB Cluster in AWS environments. We often get questions about how best to deploy it, and how to optimize both performance and spend when […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.0 Is Now Available

 | November 28, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Monitoring and Management

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Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.0 on November 28, 2017. This release focuses on the following features: Enhanced support for MySQL on Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora – Dedicated Amazon Aurora dashboard offers maximum visibility into key database characteristics, eliminating the need for additional monitoring nodes.  We renamed Amazon RDS OS Metrics to […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 16: FOSDEM, Percona Live call for papers, and ARM

 | November 24, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL

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Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Hurry up – the call for papers (CFP) for FOSDEM 2018 ends December 1, 2017. I highly recommend submitting as its a really fun, free, and technically-oriented event. Don’t forget that the CFP for Percona […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.0.5 is Now Available

 | November 21, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit

Percona announces the release of Percona Toolkit 3.0.5 on November 21, 2017. Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced command-line tools that perform a variety of MySQL and MongoDB server and system tasks too difficult or complex for DBAs to perform manually. Percona Toolkit, like all Percona software, is free and open source. You download Percona Toolkit packages from the […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 15: Percona Live 2018 Call for Papers and Best Practices for Observability

 | November 17, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. So we have announced the call for presentations for Percona Live Santa Clara 2018. Please send your submissions in! As you probably already know, we have been expanding the content to be more than just […]

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ZFS from a MySQL perspective

 | November 15, 2017 |  Posted In: Hardware and Storage, Insight for DBAs, MySQL

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Since the purpose of a database system is to store data, there is close relationship with the filesystem. As MySQL consultants, we always look at the filesystems for performance tuning opportunities. The most common choices in term of filesystems are XFS and EXT4, on Linux it is exceptional to encounter another filesystem. Both XFS and […]

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