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Why Enterprises are Moving to Containerization

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As a Technical Account Manager, or TAM for short, I am fortunate to work with some large clients.  Most all of them are in some state of increasing their usage of containerization.  There are a number of reasons for this, but let’s explore a few of the biggest reasons.
Why Containers?
Almost everyone has deployed Virtual […]

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Top Considerations When Moving from On-Premise to AWS (Part Two)

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As discussed in part one, this series is meant to go over some of the biggest differences you will likely encounter when moving from on-premise to the cloud.  In this portion, I’ll look at the architectural and operational differences that are commonly seen.
Operational and Architectural Differences
One of the most common issues I see revolves […]

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Top Considerations When Moving from On-Premise to AWS (Part One)

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One of the most common questions I get as a Technical Account Manager (TAM) from clients considering a migration from their current on-premise data center to AWS is “what are the biggest differences I will need to address?”  In an earlier post MySQL to the Cloud! Thoughts on Migrating Away from On-Premise I discussed […]

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Update to Percona XtraBackup, Features and Bug Fixes in Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management 2.4.0: Release Roundup 3/30/2020

Percona Software Updates

It’s release roundup time here at Percona!
Our Release Roundups showcase the latest software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software, with highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself.
Today’s post includes those which have come […]

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What is a TAM (Technical Account Manager) and Does Your Database Need One?

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This is usually one of the first questions asked by clients when discussing the possibility of adding a TAM (Technical Account Manager) to their Percona Support contract. Although the TAM role in a general sense has been around for many years, there are often misconceptions and confusion on what exactly a TAM is, and […]

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