Percona Managed Services

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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Case in Point: A Year of Customer Experience with Percona

Customer Experience

In 2017 we have welcomed many new customers into the Percona fold. It’s always interesting to find out what challenges the Percona team helped them to address and how they chose their relationship with Percona. As unbiased champions of open source database software, our consultancy, support and managed services staff apply their expertise across […]

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Pepper Turns to Percona to Ensure a Great Customer Experience at Pepper.com

Pepper.com

Pepper.com, the world’s largest community deal platform, has selected Percona to manage its open source database performance.
Pepper.com’s around-the-clock community seeks and finds the best offers in fashion, electronics, traveling and much more. With 500 million page views, over 25 million users and over 65,000 user-submitted deals per month across communities in America, Europe and […]

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How Does Percona Software Compare: the Value of Percona Software and Services

ZFS with MySQL

In this blog post, I’ll discuss my experience as a Solutions Engineer in explaining the value of Percona software and services to customers.
The inspiration for this blog post was a recent conversation with a prospective client. They were exploring open source software solutions and professional services for the first time. This is a fairly common […]

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Webinar Thursday May 4, 2017: Percona Software News and Roadmap Update Q2 2017

Percona Software News

Come and listen to Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 11:00 am (PST) / 2:00 pm (EST) discuss Percona’s software news and roadmap, including Percona Server for MySQL and MongoDB, Percona XtraBackup, Percona Toolkit, Percona XtraDB Cluster and Percona Monitoring and Management.
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During this webinar, Peter will talk about newly released […]

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Webinar Thursday, January 12: Percona Software News and Roadmap Update for Q1 2017

Please join Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev for a webinar on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 11 am PST/ 2 pm EST (UTC-8) for a discussion on the Percona Software News and Roadmap Update for Q1 2017.
In this webinar, Peter will discuss what’s new in Percona open source software. This will include Percona Server for […]

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Database Daily Ops Series: GTID Replication and Binary Logs Purge

GTID replication

This blog continues the ongoing series on daily operations and GTID replication.
In this blog, I’m going to investigate why the error below has been appearing in a special environment I’ve been working with on the last few days:

MySQL

Last_IO_Errno: 1236
Last_IO_Error: Got fatal error 1236 from master when reading data from binary log:
‘The slave is connecting […]

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Database Daily Ops Series: GTID Replication

GTID Replication

This post discusses ways of fixing broken GTID replication.
This blog series is all about the daily stories we have in Managed Services, dealing with customers’ environments (mostly when we need to quickly restore a service level within the SLA time).
One of the issues we encounter daily is replication using the GTID protocol. While there are a […]

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The final three Database Performance Team characters are . . .

The last email introduced two members of the Percona Database Performance Team: The Maven and The Specialist. Now we’re ready to reveal the identity of the final three team members.
The Database Performance Team is comprised of our services experts, who work tirelessly every day to guarantee the performance of your database. Percona’s support team is […]

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Want to be a superhero? Join the Database Performance Team!

database performance team

Admit it, you’ve always wanted to fight danger, win battles and save the day! Who doesn’t? Do you want to be a superhero? Percona can show you how!
We don’t have any radioactive spiders or billionaire gadgets, but we do have our own team of superheroes dedicated to protecting your database performance: The Database Performance Team!
The […]

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