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Webinar January 18, 2018: MySQL Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Part 2

Percona Monitoring and Management

Join Percona’s Product Manager Michael Coburn as he presents MySQL Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Part 2 on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST (UTC-8).
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Tags: Percona Monitoring and Management, PMM, Monitoring, MySQL, Performance, Optimization, DBA, SysAdmin, DevOps
Experience Level: Expert
Optimizing MySQL performance and […]

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Compare Current and Past Time Series Graphs in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

Percona Monitoring and Management

In this short blog post, I will show you how you can compare current and past time series in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM).
Recently, a support customer shared a graph with us that compared query throughput between today and yesterday as a confirmation that optimizing their server variables improved performance.
Do you want to compare […]

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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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Monitoring Amazon Aurora with PMM

In this blog, we’ll look at how to monitor Amazon Aurora using Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM).
One impact of the growth of web services such as AWS on DBAs is the need to understand and report on database and application resource usage. DBAs have always had to monitor for performance-related usability issues, which may […]

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Three P’s of a Successful Black Friday: Percona, Pepper Media Holding, and PMM

Successful Black Friday

As we close out the holiday season, let’s look at some data that tells us how to guarantee a successful Black Friday (from a database perspective).
There are certain peak times of the year where companies worldwide hold their breath in the hope that their databases do not become overloaded or unresponsive. A large percentage […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management a Trend Setting Product for 2018

DBTA Trend-Setting Products in Data and Information Management for 2018

…but don’t just take our word for it…
DBTA Trend-Setting Products for 2018
The online industry news magazine Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) has included Percona Monitoring and Management in its roundup of Trend-Setting Products in Data and Information Management for 2018.
“…each year, Database Trends and Applications magazine looks for offerings that promise to help organizations derive greater […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.3 Is Now Available

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.3. This release contains fixes for bugs found after the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.2, as well as some important fixes and improvements not related to the previous release.

Improvements

PMM-1874: The read timeout of the proxy server (/prometheus) has been increased from the default of 60 seconds to avoid […]

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Webinar Friday, December 15, 2017: Capacity Planning for Your Data Stores

Capacity Planning

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents Capacity Planning for Your Data Stores on Friday, December 15, 2017, at 7:00 am PST / 10:00 am EST (UTC-8).
In this webinar, Colin uses a ticket sales website that does “normal” events like an M2M concert, but also occasionally also sells tickets to the Harry […]

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Internal Temporary Tables in MySQL 5.7

InnoDB row operations graph from PMM

In this blog post, I investigate a case of spiking InnoDB Rows inserted in the absence of a write query, and find internal temporary tables to be the culprit.
Recently I was investigating an interesting case for a customer. We could see the regular spikes on a graph depicting “InnoDB rows inserted” metric (jumping from […]

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