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Thinking About Deploying MongoDB? Read This First.

Deploying MongoDB

Are you thinking about deploying MongoDB? Is it the right choice for you?
Choosing a database is an important step when designing an application. A wrong choice can have a negative impact on your organization in terms of development and maintenance. Also, the wrong choice can lead to poor performance.
Generally speaking, any kind of database […]

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Running Kubernetes on the Edge

Running Kubernetes on the Edge

What is Edge
Edge is a buzzword that, behind the curtain, means moving private or public clouds closer to the end devices. End devices, such as the Internet of Things (from a doorbell to a VoIP station), become more complex and require more computational power.  There is a constant growth of connected devices and by […]

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MySQL Backup and Recovery Best Practices

MySQL Backup and Recovery Best Practices

In this blog, we will review all the backup and restore strategies for MySQL, the cornerstones of any application. There are a few options, depending on your topology, MySQL versions, etc. And based on that, there are some questions we need to ask ourselves to make sure we make the right choices.
How many backups […]

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The Preview of Database as a Service (DBaaS) in Percona Monitoring and Management is Now Live!

DBaaS Percona Monitoring and Management

This week we officially kick-off the Preview of Database as a Service (DBaaS) in Percona Monitoring and Management. We are still looking for users to test and provide feedback during this year-long program, and we would love you to participate! 

 
Our vision is to deliver a truly open source solution that won’t lock you in. […]

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MySQL Group Replication – How to Elect the New Primary Node

MySQL Group Replication Primary Node

In this blog, I am going to explain the different ways of electing the PRIMARY node in MySQL group replication. Before MySQL 8.0.2, primary election was based on the member’s UUID, with the lowest UUID elected as the new primary in the event of a failover.
From MySQL 8.0.2: We can select the node to […]

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