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Category Archives: Percona Managed Services

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 …

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Want to be a superhero? Join the 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 …

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Play the Percona Powerball Pool!!

The Only Sure Thing is Percona Powerball Pool Everyone is talking about the upcoming Powerball lottery draw. 1.4 BILLION dollars!! And growing! Millions of people are imagining what they would do IF they win. It’s the stuff of …

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Tips from the trenches for over-extended MySQL DBAs

This post is a follow-up to my November 19 webinar, “Tips from the Trenches: A Guide to Preventing Downtime for the Over-Extended DBA,” during which I described some of the most common reasons DBAs experience …

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Avoiding MySQL ALTER table downtime

MySQL table alterations can interrupt production traffic causing bad customer experience or in worst cases, loss of revenue. Not all DBAs, developers, syadmins know MySQL well enough to avoid this pitfall. DBAs usually encounter these …

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Systemtap solves phantom MySQLd SIGTERM / SIGKILL issue

The Percona Managed Services team recently faced a somewhat peculiar client issue. We’d receive pages about their MySQL service being unreachable. However, studying the logs showed nothing out of the ordinary…. for the most part it …

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MySQL Backup Service from Percona

The Percona Backup Service managed service launched today. It ensures properly configured backups run successfully as scheduled on customer provided backup storage – whether on premise, in the cloud, or a hybrid. Backup issues or …

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