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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 22: CPU vulnerabilities and looking forward to 2018

 | January 5, 2018 |  Posted In: AWS, Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MySQL, open source databases, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Happy New Year. Here’s to 2018 being a great year in the open source database world. What is in store for us? Probably: MySQL 8.0 and MariaDB Server 10.3 as generally available. What will we […]

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Meltdown and Spectre: CPU Security Vulnerabilities

and  | January 4, 2018 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Security

CPU Security Vulnerabilities

In this blog post, we examine the recent revelations about CPU security vulnerabilities. The beginning of the new year also brings to light fresh and new CPU security vulnerabilities. Today’s big offenders originate on the hardware side – more specifically, the CPU. The reported hardware kernel bugs allow for direct access to data held in the […]

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MongoDB 3.6 Aggregation and Array Improvements

 | December 26, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, open source databases

MongoDB 3.6 sorting

In this blog, we’ll look at MongoDB 3.6 aggregation and array improvements. With MongoDB 3.6 out, and us having talked about security, transactions and sessions, we can now start to talk about something much more fun. This blog is centered the improvements around arrays, dates and aggregations. My goal here is two parts: first to […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.1 Is Now Available

 | November 29, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.1. This release contains fixes for bugs found after Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.0 was released. Bug fixes PMM-1771: When upgrading PMM to 1.5.0 using Docker commands, PMM System Summary, PMM Add Instance, PMM Query Analytics dashboards were not available. PMM-1761: The PMM Query Analytics dashboard did not display the list of hosts correctly. PMM-1769: It was possible to add an Amazon […]

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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

Percona Monitoring and Management

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 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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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.4.1 Is Now Available

 | November 2, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.4.1 on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017. This release contains fixes to bugs found after Percona Monitoring and Management 1.4.0 was released. It also introduces two important improvements. We replaced the btrfs file system with XFS in AMI and OVF images, and the Prometheus dashboard has been enhanced to offer more information. For install and upgrade instructions, […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.4.0 Is Now Available

 | October 20, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.4.0. This release introduces the support of external Prometheus exporters so that you can create dashboards in the Metrics monitor even for the monitoring services other than those provided with PMM client packages. To attach an existing external Prometheus exporter, run pmm-admin add external:metrics NAME_OF_EXPORTER URL:PORT. The list of […]

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Webinar Thursday, October 19, 2017: What You Need to Get the Most Out of Indexes – Part 2

and  | October 18, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, open source databases, Technical Webinars

Indexes

Join Percona’s Senior Architect, Matthew Boehm, as he presents What You Need to Get the Most Out of Indexes – Part 2 webinar on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 11:00 am PDT / 2:00 pm EDT (UTC-7). Register Now Proper indexing is key to database performance. Finely tune your query writing and database performance with […]

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