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Understand Your Prometheus Exporters with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

 | February 20, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Prometheus

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In this blog post, I will look at the new dashboards in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) for Prometheus exporters. Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) uses Prometheus exporters to capture metrics data from the system it monitors. Those Prometheus exporters are an important part of your monitoring infrastructure, and understanding their performance and other operational details […]

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Using Prometheus to Check for auto_increment Value Exhaustion

 | November 8, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Percona Monitoring and Management, PMM, Prometheus

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In this blog post, we’ll look at how to use Prometheus to check for auto_increment value exhaustion. One of the proactive tasks DBAs perform is checking if a field defined as auto_increment is about to reach the maximum allowed value of the int definition. For example, if a field is defined as smallint unsigned and […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles #3: More Percona Live Europe!

 | August 25, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, Percona Live, PostgreSQL, Prometheus, ProxySQL

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Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. We are five weeks out to the conference! The tutorials and the sessions have been released, and there’s an added bonus – you can now look at all this in a grid view: tutorials, day […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.2.0 is Now Available

 | July 14, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Orchestrator, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Software, PMM, Prometheus, ProxySQL

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.2.0 on July 14, 2017. For installation instructions, see the Deployment Guide. Changes in PMM Server PMM Server 1.2.0 introduced the following changes: Updated Components Consul 0.8.5 Grafana 4.3.2 Orchestrator 2.1.5 Prometheus 1.7.1 New Features PMM-737: New graphs in System Overview dashboard: Memory Advanced Details Saturation Metrics PMM-1090: Added ESXi support […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.5 is Now Available

 | June 21, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Orchestrator, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Software, PMM, Prometheus, ProxySQL

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.5 on June 21, 2017. For installation instructions, see the Deployment Guide. Changes in PMM Server PMM-667: Fixed the Latency graph in the ProxySQL Overview dashboard to plot microsecond values instead of milliseconds. PMM-800: Fixed the InnoDB Page Splits graph in the MySQL InnoDB Metrics Advanced dashboard to […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.4 is Now Available

 | May 29, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Docker, Events and Announcements, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Orchestrator, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, PMM, Prometheus, ProxySQL

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.4 on May 29, 2017. For installation instructions, see the Deployment Guide. This release includes experimental support for MongoDB in Query Analytics, including updated QAN interface.

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.3 is Now Available

 | April 21, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Orchestrator, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, Prometheus, ProxySQL

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.3 on April 21, 2017. For installation instructions, see the Deployment Guide. This release includes several new graphs in dashboards related to InnoDB and MongoDB operation, as well as smaller fixes and improvements.

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Graphing MySQL performance with Prometheus and Grafana

 | February 29, 2016 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, Prometheus

  This post explains how you can quickly start using such trending tools as Prometheus and Grafana for monitoring and graphing of MySQL and system performance. Update, February 20, 2017: Since this blog post was published, we have released Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM), which is the easiest way to monitor MySQL and MongoDB using Grafana […]

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Monitoring MongoDB Response Time

 | February 26, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Prometheus

In this blog post, we’ll discuss how using Prometheus can help with monitoring MongoDB response time. I am currently comparing the performance of different storage engines on Percona Server for MongoDB, using a slightly customized version of Tim Callaghan’s sysbench-mongodb. Since I’m interested in measuring response time for database operations, I created a very simple exporter of response time […]

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