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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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Updated MySQL OSMetrics Plugins

Updated MySQL OSMetrics Plugins

It has been some time since I have posted updates to my plugins.  After the initial version, I decided to split the plugins into categories of metrics.  This will allow users to choose whether they want to install all of the plugins or only select ones they care about.
Since the installation process is unfamiliar […]

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MongoDB 101: How to Tune Your MongoDB Configuration After Upgrading to More Memory

MongoDB configuration

In this post, we will be discussing what to do when you add more memory to your MongoDB deployment, a common practice when you are scaling resources.
Why Might You Need to Add More Memory?
Scaling resources is a way of adding more resources to your environment.  There are two main ways this can be accomplished: […]

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PostgreSQL: DB-Engines.com’s Database of the Year

PostgreSQL database of the year

For the third time in the last five years, PostgreSQL took home the Database of the Year award from DB-Engines. If you have not checked out DB-Engines before, they track databases’ popularity by looking at job openings, blog posts, search traffic, and more.
Congratulations to the PostgreSQL community, its contributors, and its users! There is […]

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