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MySQL New Releases and Percona XtraBackup Incompatibilities

MySQL Percona Backup Incompatibilities

Earlier this week, Oracle released their Q4 releases series. As on the previous releases, backward compatibility has been broken with previous versions of the server. This time on both MySQL 5.7 and 8.0:
MySQL 5.7.32
While our QA team was performing an extensive test on it,  we found out this version introduced a new compression format […]

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CVE-2020-26542: SimpleLDAP Authentication in Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Server for MongoDB

CVE-2020-26542

CVE-2020-26542
When using the SimpleLDAP authentication in conjunction with Microsoft’s Active Directory, Percona has discovered a flaw that would allow authentication to complete when passing a blank value for the account password, leading to access against the service integrated with which Active Directory is deployed at the level granted to the authenticating account.
Applicability
Percona Server for […]

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Using Volume Snapshot/Clone in Kubernetes

Volume snapshot and clone Kubernetes

One of the most exciting storage-related features in Kubernetes is Volume snapshot and clone. It allows you to take a snapshot of data volume and later to clone into a new volume, which opens a variety of possibilities like instant backups or testing upgrades. This feature also brings Kubernetes deployments close to cloud providers, […]

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Annotations Provide Context to Timelines in Percona Monitoring and Management

Annotations Percona Monitoring and Management

About the Author – This blog was written as a collaboration with my colleague Jiri Ctvrtka.  Jiri is a senior software developer from Brno, Czech Republic, and has been partnering with Percona for almost a year working on various components of our Percona Platform. He’s been programming in Go since 2015 and Jiri’s got […]

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Introducing the Percona Enterprise Platform

Percona Enterprise Platform

There is an on-going shift within many organizations where the focus placed on application engineers is expanding while at the same time infrastructure teams within the DBA landscape are being trimmed back. The result is application engineers with little to no database experience and DBAs who are completely overwhelmed – both looking for resources […]

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