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Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.41-84.1 Is Now Available

 | August 17, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software

Percona Server for MySQL 5.6

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.41-84.1 on August 17, 2018 (downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). This release merges changes of MySQL 5.6.41, including all the bug fixes in it. Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.41-84.1 is now the current GA release in the 5.6 series. All of Percona’s software is […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.5.61-38.13 Is Now Available

 | August 17, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software

Percona Server for MySQL 5.6

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.5.61-38.13 on August 17, 2018 (downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). This release merges changes of MySQL 5.5.61, including all the bug fixes in it. Percona Server for MySQL 5.5.61-38.13 is now the current GA release in the 5.5 series. All of Percona’s software is […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.13.0 Is Now Available

 | August 1, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, AWS, Database Monitoring, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, PMM

Percona Monitoring and Management

PMM (Percona Monitoring and Management) is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL and MongoDB performance. You can run PMM in your own environment for maximum security and reliability. It provides thorough time-based analysis for MySQL and MongoDB servers to ensure that your data works as efficiently as possible. The most significant feature in this release is Prometheus 2, however we also packed a […]

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Why Consumer SSD Reviews are Useless for Database Performance Use Case

 | July 18, 2018 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL

Anandtech Table reviewing consumer SSD performance

If you’re reading consumer SSD reviews and using them to estimate SSD performance under database workloads, you’d better stop. Databases are not your typical consumer applications and they do not use IO in the same way. Let’s look, for example, at this excellent AnandTech review of Samsung 960 Pro –  a consumer NVMe device that […]

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ProxySQL 1.4.9 and Updated proxysql-admin Tool Now in the Percona Repository

 | July 16, 2018 |  Posted In: Percona Server for MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

ProxySQL 1.4.9

ProxySQL 1.4.9, released by ProxySQL, is now available for download in the Percona Repository along with an updated version of Percona’s proxysql-admin tool. ProxySQL is a high-performance proxy, currently for MySQL and its forks (like Percona Server for MySQL and MariaDB). It acts as an intermediary for client requests seeking resources from the database. René Cannaò created […]

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AMD EPYC Performance Testing… or Don’t get on the wrong side of SystemD

 | July 11, 2018 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL

Ubuntu 16 AMD EPYC

Ever since AMD released their EPYC CPU for servers I wanted to test it, but I did not have the opportunity until recently, when Packet.net started offering bare metal servers for a reasonable price. So I started a couple of instances to test Percona Server for MySQL under this CPU. In this benchmark, I discovered some […]

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Percona Live Europe 2018 Call for Papers is Now Open

 | July 10, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, Percona Live, Percona Server for MySQL

Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference PLE 2018

Announcing the opening of the Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany call for papers. It will be open from now until August 10, 2018. The conference takes place November 5–7. Our theme this year is Connect. Accelerate. Innovate. As a speaker at Percona Live Europe, you’ll have the opportunity to […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.0.11 Is Now Available

 | July 6, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Toolkit

percona toolkit

Percona announces the release of Percona Toolkit 3.0.11 on July 6, 2018. Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced open source command-line tools, developed and used by the Percona technical staff, that are engineered to perform a variety of MySQL®, MongoDB® and system tasks that are too difficult or complex to perform manually. With over 1,000,000 downloads, Percona […]

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Another Day, Another Data Leak

 | July 6, 2018 |  Posted In: Business Continuity, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, Security

another day another data leak Exactis

In the last few days, there has been information released about yet another alleged data leak, placing in jeopardy “…[the] personal information on hundreds of millions of American adults, as well as millions of businesses.” In this case, the “victim” was Exactis, for whom data collection and data security are core business functions. Some takeaways […]

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