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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.22-22 Is Now Available

Percona Server for MySQL

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.22-22 on on May 31, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository.
Based on MySQL 5.7.22, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.6.4-1.2 Is Now Available

Percona Server for MongoDB Operator

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.6.4-1.2 on May 23, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories.
Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, and highly-scalable database that is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 3.6 Community Edition. It supports MongoDB 3.6 protocols and drivers.
Percona Server […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 39: a valuable time spent at rootconf.in

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
rootconf.in 2018 just ended, and it was very enjoyable to be in Bangalore for the conference. The audience was large, the conversations were great, and overall I think this is a rather important conference if you’re […]

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Percona Live 2018 Community Report

So, after a whirlwind few days, Percona Live 2018 has been and gone. There was a great energy about the conference, and it was fantastic to meet so many open source database enthusiasts and supporters. A few things that I experienced:

Your great willingness to share knowledge. It was a fantastic place to learn for […]

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This Week In Data with Colin Charles 37: Percona Live 2018 Wrap Up

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 is now over! All things considered, I think it went off quite well; if you have any comments/complaints/etc., please don’t hesitate to drop me a line. I believe a survey […]

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The Evolution of the DBA in an “As-A-Service” World

DBA

The requirements for managing and running a database in a modern enterprise have evolved over the past ten years. Those in charge of running enterprise databases have seen their focus shift from ensuring access and availability, to architecture, design and scalability responsibilities. Web-first companies pioneered the change by charging site reliability engineers (SRE’s) or […]

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MySQL Community Awards Winners 2018

2018 Community Awards

One of the highlights of Percona Live is that the winners of the annual MySQL Community Awards are announced. A 100% community effort, the awards were created to recognize community contribution. This year saw six very deserving winners in three categories:
MySQL Community Awards: Community Contributor of the year 2018
Two individuals received these awards:

Jean-François Gagné
Jean-François […]

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Percona Live 2018: Closing Ceremony with Lightning Talks

Mariella ViaSat Percona Live 2018

Percona Live 2018 is officially done! The closing ceremony ends the conference with a last few lightning talks and a prize giveaway.
We ended the Percona Live 2018 conference the same way we started: with talks! This year, we had our lightning talks as part of our closing ceremony. They included:
Amazon Aurora MySQL and RDS […]

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Percona Live 2018: POLARDB, an InnoDB Based Shared-Everything Storage Solution

Inaam Alibaba Percona Live 2018

We’re heading into the home stretch at Percona Live 2018, but the sessions are continuing. I was able to attend a talk this afternoon given by Inaam Rana, a Database Developer at Alibaba Cloud, on PolarDB, an InnoDB based shared-everything storage solution.
POLARDB provides read scale out on shared everything architecture. It features 100% backward […]

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Percona Live 2018: Securing Access to Facebook’s Databases

Andrew Facebook Percona Live 2018

We’re moving along at Percona Live 2018, and there are still packed and energetic talks after lunch.
My next session was with Andrew Regner, Production Engineer at Facebook. His talk was on securing access to Facebook’s databases.
Since the beginning, Facebook has used a conventional username/password to secure access to production MySQL instances. Over the last […]

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