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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.12.0 Is Now Available

 | June 27, 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. In release 1.12, we invested our efforts in the following areas: Visual Explain in […]

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Webinar 6/27: MySQL Troubleshooting Best Practices: Monitoring the Production Database Without Killing Performance

 | June 26, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MySQL, MySQL 101, Percona Server for MySQL, Performance Schema, Technical Webinars

performance troubleshooting MySQL monitoring tools

Please join Percona’s Principal Support Escalation Specialist Sveta Smirnova as she presents Troubleshooting Best Practices: Monitoring the Production Database Without Killing Performance on Wednesday, June 27th at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   During the MySQL Troubleshooting webinar series, I covered many monitoring and logging tools such as: General, slow, […]

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Running Percona XtraDB Cluster in Kubernetes/OpenShift

 | June 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Containers, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

Diagram of Percona XtraDB Cluster / MySQL running in Kubernetes Open Shift

Kubernetes, and its most popular distribution OpenShift, receives a lot of interest as a container orchestration platform. However, databases remain a foreign entity, primarily because of their stateful nature, since container orchestration systems prefer stateless applications. That said, there has been good progress in support for StatefulSet applications and persistent storage, to the extent that it […]

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Chunk Change: InnoDB Buffer Pool Resizing

 | June 19, 2018 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL

innodb buffer pool chunk size

Since MySQL 5.7.5, we have been able to resize dynamically the InnoDB Buffer Pool. This new feature also introduced a new variable — innodb_buffer_pool_chunk_size — which defines the chunk size by which the buffer pool is enlarged or reduced. This variable is not dynamic and if it is incorrectly configured, could lead to undesired situations. […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 40: a Peak at Blockchain, Lots of MariaDB News, then Back on the Road

 | June 1, 2018 |  Posted In: AWS, Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Shortly after the last dispatch, I jetted off for a spot of vacation (which really meant I was checking out the hype behind Blockchain with a database developer lens at the Blockchain Week NYC), and then […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.22-22 Is Now Available

 | May 31, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, Security, TokuDB

Percona Server for MySQL

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.22-22 on on May 31, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository. Based on MySQL 5.7.22, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.40-84.0 Is Now Available

 | May 30, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software

Percona Server for MySQL

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.40-84.0 on May 30, 2018 (downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). Based on MySQL 5.6.40, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.40-84.0 is now the current GA release in the 5.6 series. All of Percona’s software is open-source and free. […]

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Webinar Tues, 5/29: MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL, Kubernetes: How they work together

 | May 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Containers, High-availability, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL, Technical Webinars, XtraDB Cluster

Please join Percona’s Principal Architect Alex Rubin as he presents MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL, Kubernetes: How they work together to give you a highly available cluster database environment on Tuesday, May 29th at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   In this webinar, Alex will discuss how to deploy […]

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Using dbdeployer to manage MySQL, Percona Server and MariaDB sandboxes

 | May 24, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL

dbdeployer by Giuseppe Maxia

Some years ago, Peter Z wrote a blogpost about using MySQL Sandbox to deploy multiple server versions. Last February, Giuseppe  introduced us to its successor: dbdeployer. In this blogpost we will demonstrate how to use it. There is a lot of information in Giuseppe’s post, so head there if you want a deeper dive. First step […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.11.0 Is Now Available

 | May 23, 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

Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 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. In PMM Release 1.11.0, we deliver the following changes: Configurable MySQL Slow Log Rotation […]

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