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

 | January 10, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Managed Services, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Monitoring Plugins, Percona Server, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, Technical Webinars

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

 | December 1, 2016 |  Posted In: GTID, MySQL, Percona Managed Services

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:

The error provides the right message, and explains what is going on. But sometimes, it can be a […]

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Database Daily Ops Series: GTID Replication

 | November 10, 2016 |  Posted In: GTID, MySQL, Percona Managed Services

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 […]

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The final three Database Performance Team characters are . . .

 | April 16, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Managed Services

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!

 | March 24, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Percona Managed Services, Percona MySQL Consulting, Percona MySQL Support, Percona Software

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! […]

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Play the Percona Powerball Pool!!

 | January 12, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Managed Services

percona powerball

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 dreams. That is literally true. The chances of winning the Powerball Lottery are 1 in 292.2 million. Or roughly speaking, the […]

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Tips from the trenches for over-extended MySQL DBAs

 | December 2, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Managed Services, Percona Monitoring Plugins, Percona Remote DBA

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 avoidable downtime. The session was aimed at the “over-stretched DBA,” identified as the MySQL DBA short of time or an […]

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Avoiding MySQL ALTER table downtime

 | November 18, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Managed Services, Percona Remote DBA

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 kinds of production interruptions when working with upgrade scripts that touch both application and database or if an inexperienced admin/dev […]

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Systemtap solves phantom MySQLd SIGTERM / SIGKILL issue

 | July 18, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Managed Services, Percona Remote DBA

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 appeared to be a normal shutdown and there was nothing in anyone’s command history nor a cron task to speak […]

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MySQL Backup Service from Percona

 | June 17, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Backup Service, Percona Managed Services, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster

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 production data recovery are efficiently handled by Percona Managed Services technicians with deep knowledge of MySQL. As we state in […]

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