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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 28: Percona Live, MongoDB Transactions and Spectre/Meltdown Rumble On

 | February 16, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL, PMM, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL, TokuDB

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. In case you missed last week’s column, don’t forget to read the fairly lengthy FOSDEM MySQL & Friends DevRoom summary. From a Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 standpoint, beyond the tutorials getting picked and […]

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Collect PostgreSQL Metrics with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

 | February 9, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Percona Monitoring and Management, PMM, PostgreSQL

Collecting PostgreSQL Information using Percona Monitoring and Management

In this article, we’ll describe how to collect PostgreSQL metrics with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM). We designed Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) to be the best tool for MySQL and MongoDB performance investigation. At the same time, it’s built on mature opensource components: Prometheus’ time series database and Grafana. Starting from PMM 1.4.0. it’s possible to […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 26: Percona Live Schedule is Near Completion, FOSDEM Underway and a Percona Toolkit Use Case

 | February 2, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Orchestrator, Percona Live, Percona Server for MySQL, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 update: tutorials have been picked, and the schedule/press release should be announced by next week. We’ve (the committee) rated over 300+ talks, and easily 70% of the schedule should go […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 25: Meltdown/Spectre still dominate, FOSDEM approaches and Timescale gets funding

 | January 26, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL, XtraDB Cluster

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Still on Meltdown/Spectre, this time MariaDB Corporation has published Meltdown Vulnerability Impact On MariaDB Server – interesting the comparison between glibc/tcmalloc. Worthy Facebook thread about this too, with a bit of chat about MongoDB performance. […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 23: CPU security continues to draw attention

 | January 12, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Much is still being talked about the Meltdown/Spectre CPU security vulnerabilities. There’s an interesting Twitter thread showing performance impact on Kafka brokers. Jaime Crespo also writes about how it affects MariaDB Server 10.1.30 – Finding […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 22: CPU vulnerabilities and looking forward to 2018

 | January 5, 2018 |  Posted In: AWS, Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MySQL, open source databases, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Happy New Year. Here’s to 2018 being a great year in the open source database world. What is in store for us? Probably: MySQL 8.0 and MariaDB Server 10.3 as generally available. What will we […]

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Percona Live 2018 Call for Papers Deadline Extended to January 12, 2018

 | December 20, 2017 |  Posted In: AWS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Percona Live 2018

Percona is extending the Percona Live 2018 call for papers deadline to January 12, 2018! Percona’s gift to you this holiday season is the gift of time – submit your speaking topics right up until January 12, 2018! As the year winds up, we received many requests to extend the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 call […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 18: Percona Live Call For Papers and a MongoDB 3.6 Overview

 | December 8, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, EXPLAIN, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. I highly recommend submitting to the CFP for Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 even though it only closes December 22 2017. By the 3rd week of December, i.e. before the CfP closes, it is very […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 17: AWS Re:Invent, a New Book on MySQL Cluster and Another Call Out for Percona Live 2018

 | December 1, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona XtraBackup, PostgreSQL, XtraDB Cluster

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. The CFP for Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 closes December 22, 2017: please consider submitting as soon as possible. We want to make an early announcement of talks, so we’ll definitely do a first pass […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 15: Percona Live 2018 Call for Papers and Best Practices for Observability

 | November 17, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. So we have announced the call for presentations for Percona Live Santa Clara 2018. Please send your submissions in! As you probably already know, we have been expanding the content to be more than just […]

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