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New MongoDB Exporter Released with Percona Monitoring and Management 2.10.0

MongoDB Exporter Percona Monitoring and Management

With Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 2.10.0, Percona is releasing a new MongoDB exporter for Prometheus. It is a complete rewrite from scratch with a totally new approach to collect and expose metrics from MongoDB diagnostic commands.
The MongoDB exporter in the 0.11.x branch exposes only a static list of handpicked metrics with custom names […]

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Using Security Definer to Monitor PostgreSQL 9.6 or Earlier Using Percona Monitoring and Management

security definer postgresql

I have previously written a blog post on the detailed steps involved in enabling PostgreSQL monitoring using PMM. In that post, you could see me talking about the role: pg_monitor that can be granted to monitoring users. The
pg_monitor role restricts a monitoring user from accessing user data but only grants access to statistic […]

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MongoDB Backup Best Practices

MongoDB Backup Best Practices

Why Take Backups?
Regular database backups are a crucial part of guarding against unintended data loss events. They are even more important for the restoration and continuation of business operations.
In this blog, we will be discussing different backup strategies and their use cases along with Pros and Cons and a few other tips.
Generally, there are […]

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Grafana 7 Arrives with Percona Monitoring and Management 2.10.0

Grafana 7 Arrives with Percona Monitoring and Management

As you may know, Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is based on Grafana, and all our frontend applications are either Grafana plugins or dashboards.
We’ve just released PMM version 2.10 and it includes a lot of improvements and new functionality. In this article, I would like to highlight some. They are quite important for users […]

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Percona Customer Portal and Your New, Free User Account

Percona Customer Portal

Google, Microsoft, and Apple have it. So do open source organizations like MongoDB, Red Hat, and SUSE. What do all these companies provide? A customer portal that enables anyone to create an identity with the company. To date, Percona hasn’t had a customer portal with a free user account –  but that’s about to […]

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