Percona Announcements

Platform End of Support Announcement for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

EOL Ubuntu 16.04

The End Of Support date for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is coming soon. According to the Ubuntu Release Life Cycle, it will be at the end of April 2021. With this announcement comes some implications to support for Percona software running on these operating systems.
So we will no longer be producing new packages and binary […]

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CVE-2020-29488: Changes in How Absolute Paths are Handled in Percona XtraBackup xbstream


Due to CVE-2020-29488, Percona XtraBackup is modifying how xbstream handles absolute paths to prevent malicious file injections. Like the tar archiving utility, the new behavior removes the leading ‘/’ character and references to the parent directory.
Fixes are available in Percona XtraBackup versions:
>= 2.4.22
>= 8.0.23-16.0
For example, ../../../d1/../d2/h.txt will be saved in the stream with the […]

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Hoss Talks Foss: The Podcast is Now Available

Percona Open Source Podcast

Great news!  Percona’s Community-focused podcast, hosted by none other than the HOSS (Head of Open Source Software) himself (yeah, that is me), is now available on almost all podcast platforms.
What? You didn’t know we had a podcast?
We do, and we’ve had some great episodes since we started in January. In fact, we just published […]

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2020 Percona Survey Results Reveal the Latest Open Source Database Trends

Percona 2020 Open Source Survey

At our recent Percona Live ONLINE we announced the release of the 2020 Open Source Data Management Software Survey results. 
This year, we wanted to build upon the data we collected in 2019 and continue to monitor the open source industry’s pulse. The 2020 survey was perhaps reflective of the wider world environment, as companies […]

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Grab Your Percona Swag – For Free!

Percona Swag

Would you like to get the latest in Percona gear 100% free, shipped to you anywhere in the world? Maybe that sounds too good to be true, but it’s true!  It’s easy and takes as little as 20 minutes to earn your swag. Here are some examples of the swag items you can claim:

So […]

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