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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.17-27.20 is now available

 | March 17, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL, ProxySQL, XtraDB Cluster

Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.17-27.20 on March 16, 2017. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. NOTE: You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.17-27.20 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server 5.7.17-11 Galera […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.35-26.20 is now available

 | March 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL, XtraDB Cluster

Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.35-26.20 on March 10, 2017. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.35-26.20 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server 5.6.35-80.0 Galera Replication library 3.20 wsrep API version 26 All Percona software is open-source and free. Details […]

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Installing Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) for the First Time

 | February 24, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Docker, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, ProxySQL, Solutions Engineering, XtraDB Cluster

Percona Monitoring and Management 2

This blog post is another in the series on the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. This post is meant to walk a prospective user through the benefits of Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM), how it’s architected and the simple install process. By the end of this post, you should have a good idea […]

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Quest for Better Replication in MySQL: Galera vs. Group Replication

 | February 24, 2017 |  Posted In: Group Replication, High-availability, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Replication

Group Replication

UPDATE: Some of the language in the original post was considered overly-critical of Oracle by some community members. This was not my intent, and I’ve modified the language to be less so. I’ve also changed term “synchronous” (which the use of is inaccurate and misleading) to “virtually synchronous.” This term is more accurate and already used by both […]

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Group Replication: Shipped Too Early

 | February 15, 2017 |  Posted In: Group Replication, High-availability, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Group Replication

This blog post is my overview of Group Replication technology. With Oracle clearly entering the “open source high availability solutions” arena with the release of their brand new Group Replication solution, I believe it is time to review the quality of the first GA (production ready) release. TL;DR: Having examined the technology, it is my […]

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Overview of Different MySQL Replication Solutions

 | February 7, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Replication, Solutions Engineering

MySQL Replication

In this blog post, I will review some of the MySQL replication concepts that are part of the MySQL environment (and Percona Server for MySQL specifically). I will also try to clarify some of the misconceptions people have about replication. Since I’ve been working on the Solution Engineering team, I’ve noticed that – although information […]

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WAN Synchronous Clusters: Dealing with Latency Using Concurrency

 | February 1, 2017 |  Posted In: Group Replication, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Replication

WAN Latency

In this blog, we’ll discuss how to use concurrency to help with WAN latency when using synchronous clusters. WAN Latency Problem Our customers often ask us for help or advice with WAN clustering problems. Historically, the usual solution for MySQL WAN deployments is having the primary site in one data center, and stand-by backup site in […]

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Percona Software News and Roadmap Update with CEO Peter Zaitsev: Q1 2017

 | January 27, 2017 |  Posted In: Docker, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona MySQL Consulting, Percona MySQL Support, Percona Software, Percona Support, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, Technical Webinars, XtraDB Cluster

Percona Software News and Roadmap Update

This blog post is a summary of the webinar Percona Software News and Roadmap Update – Q1 2017 given by Peter Zaitsev on January 12, 2017. Over the last few months, I’ve had the opportunity to meet and talk with many of Percona’s customers. I love these meetings, and I always get a bunch of questions […]

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ProxySQL Admin Configuration

and  | January 25, 2017 |  Posted In: Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

ProxySQL Admin

ProxySQL Admin (proxysql-admin) is a powerful tool for configuring Percona XtraDB Cluster nodes into ProxySQL. The proxysql-admin tool comes with the ProxySQL package from Percona apt/yum repositories. ProxySQL 1.3.2-1 is now available from the Percona repositories. This release is based on ProxySQL v1.3.2a and introduces the following new changes: proxysql-admin_v1.3.2a.md. Installing on Red Hat or CentOS […]

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