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MongoDB: how to use the JSON Schema Validator

 | August 16, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for Developers, MongoDB, open source databases, Percona Server for MongoDB

JSON Schema Validator for MongoDB

The flexibility of MongoDB as a schemaless database is one of its strengths. In early versions, it was left to application developers to ensure that any necessary data validation is implemented. With the introduction of JSON Schema Validator there are new techniques to enforce data integrity for MongoDB. In this article, we use examples to show you how […]

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Open Source Database Community Blog: The Story So Far

 | August 14, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases

open source database community blog

Recently, we initiated a new project, the Open Source Database Community Blog. One way to think of this is as an online, year round version of the Percona Live conferences. If you have a story to tell, an experience to share, or a lesson to be learned send it along. As long as it’s related […]

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Saving With MyRocks in The Cloud

 | August 1, 2018 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MyRocks, MySQL, open source databases

The main focus of a previous blog post was the performance of MyRocks when using fast SSD devices. However, I figured that MyRocks would be beneficial for use in cloud workloads, where storage is either slow or expensive. In that earlier post, we demonstrated the benefits of MyRocks, especially for heavy IO workloads. Meanwhile, Mark wrote in […]

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Webinar Wed 7/19: MongoDB Sharding

 | July 18, 2018 |  Posted In: High-availability, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, open source databases, Percona Server for MongoDB, Technical Webinars

MongoDB shard zones

Please join Percona’s Senior Support Engineer, Adamo Tonete as he presents MongoDB Sharding 101 on July 19th, 2018, at 12:30 PM PDT (UTC-7) / 3:30 PM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   This tutorial is a continuation of advanced topics for the DBA. In it, we will share best practices and tips on how to perform […]

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Webinar Wed 7/18: MariaDB 10.3 vs. MySQL 8.0

 | July 18, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, Technical Webinars

MariaDB 10.3 vs MySQL 8.0

Please join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents as he presents MariaDB 10.3 vs. MySQL 8.0 on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018, at 9:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   Technical considerations Are they syntactically similar? Where do these two databases differ? Why would I use one over the […]

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Why Consumer SSD Reviews are Useless for Database Performance Use Case

 | July 18, 2018 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL

Anandtech Table reviewing consumer SSD performance

If you’re reading consumer SSD reviews and using them to estimate SSD performance under database workloads, you’d better stop. Databases are not your typical consumer applications and they do not use IO in the same way. Let’s look, for example, at this excellent AnandTech review of Samsung 960 Pro –  a consumer NVMe device that […]

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InnoDB Cluster in a Nutshell: Part 2 MySQL Router

 | July 16, 2018 |  Posted In: High-availability, InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, open source databases

MySQL Router MySQL Cluster

MySQL InnoDB Cluster is an Oracle High Availability solution that can be easily installed over MySQL to provide high availability with multi-master capabilities and automatic failover. In the previous post we presented the first component of InnoDB Cluster, group replication. Now we will go through the second component, MySQL Router.  We will address MySQL Shell in a final instalment […]

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Percona Live Europe 2018 Call for Papers is Now Open

 | July 10, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, Percona Live, Percona Server for MySQL

Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference PLE 2018

Announcing the opening of the Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany call for papers. It will be open from now until August 10, 2018. The conference takes place November 5–7. Our theme this year is Connect. Accelerate. Innovate. As a speaker at Percona Live Europe, you’ll have the opportunity to […]

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MongoDB Transactions: Your Very First Transaction with MongoDB 4.0

and  | June 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL, MongoDB, open source databases

MongoDB 4.0 transactions

MongoDB 4.0 is just around the corner and with rc0 we can get a good idea of what we can expect in the GA version. MongoDB 4.0 will allow transactions to run in a replica set and, in a future release, the MongoDB transaction will work for sharded clusters. This is a really big change! Multi-statement […]

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