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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 48: Coinbase Powered by MongoDB and Prometheus Graduates in the CNCF

 | August 10, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. The call for submitting a talk to Percona Live Europe 2018 is closing today, and while there may be a short extension, have you already got your talk submitted? I suggest doing so ASAP! […]

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Webinar Tues 8/14: Utilizing ProxySQL for Connection Pooling in PHP

 | August 6, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, ProxySQL, Technical Webinars

ProxySQL for connection pooling

Please join Percona’s Architect, Tibi Köröcz as he presents Utilizing ProxySQL for Connection Pooling in PHP on Tuesday August 14, 2018, at 8:00 am PDT (UTC-7) / 11:00 am EDT (UTC-4).   Register Now ProxySQL is a very powerful tool, with extended capabilities. This presentation will demonstrate how to use ProxySQL to gain functionality (seamless […]

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When Should I Use Amazon Aurora and When Should I use RDS MySQL?

 | July 17, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, MySQL DBaaS, ProxySQL

Now that Database-as-a-service (DBaaS) is in high demand, there is one question regarding AWS services that cannot always be answered easily : When should I use Aurora and when RDS MySQL? DBaaS cloud services allow users to use databases without configuring physical hardware and infrastructure, and without installing software. I’m not sure if there is […]

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ProxySQL 1.4.9 and Updated proxysql-admin Tool Now in the Percona Repository

 | July 16, 2018 |  Posted In: Percona Server for MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

ProxySQL 1.4.9

ProxySQL 1.4.9, released by ProxySQL, is now available for download in the Percona Repository along with an updated version of Percona’s proxysql-admin tool. ProxySQL is a high-performance proxy, currently for MySQL and its forks (like Percona Server for MySQL and MariaDB). It acts as an intermediary for client requests seeking resources from the database. René Cannaò created […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.22-29.26 Is Now Available

 | June 29, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.22-29.26 (PXC) on June 29, 2018. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.22-29.26 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.22 Galera/Codership WSREP API Release 5.7.21 Galera Replication library 3.23 Deprecated The following variables […]

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Running Percona XtraDB Cluster in Kubernetes/OpenShift

 | June 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Containers, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

Diagram of Percona XtraDB Cluster / MySQL running in Kubernetes Open Shift

Kubernetes, and its most popular distribution OpenShift, receives a lot of interest as a container orchestration platform. However, databases remain a foreign entity, primarily because of their stateful nature, since container orchestration systems prefer stateless applications. That said, there has been good progress in support for StatefulSet applications and persistent storage, to the extent that it […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.40-26.25 Is Now Available

 | June 20, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.40-26.25 (PXC) on June 20, 2018. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.40-26.25 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.40 Galera/Codership WSREP API Release 5.6.39 Galera Replication library 3.23 All Percona software […]

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Webinar Weds 20/6: Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7 Tutorial Part 2

 | June 19, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, ProxySQL, Technical Webinars

webinar Percona XtraDB Cluster

Including setting up Percona XtraDB Cluster with ProxySQL and PMM Please join Percona’s Architect, Tibi Köröcz as he presents Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7 Tutorial Part 2 on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018, at 7:00 am PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 am EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   Never used Percona XtraDB Cluster before? This is the webinar for […]

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ProxySQL Experimental Feature: Native ProxySQL Clustering

 | June 11, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL, ProxySQL

ProxySQL Cluster

ProxySQL 1.4.2 introduced native clustering, allowing several ProxySQL instances to communicate with and share configuration updates with each other. In this blog post, I’ll review this new feature and how we can start working with 3 nodes. Before I continue, let’s review two common methods to installing ProxySQL. ProxySQL as a centralized server This is the […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 40: a Peak at Blockchain, Lots of MariaDB News, then Back on the Road

 | June 1, 2018 |  Posted In: AWS, Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Shortly after the last dispatch, I jetted off for a spot of vacation (which really meant I was checking out the hype behind Blockchain with a database developer lens at the Blockchain Week NYC), and then […]

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