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

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

ProxySQL 1.4.12

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

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 are deprecated starting from this […]

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Running Percona XtraDB Cluster in Kubernetes/OpenShift

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 […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.40-26.25 Is Now Available

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 is open-source and free.
New […]

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

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).
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Never used Percona XtraDB Cluster before? This is the webinar for you! In this […]

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ProxySQL Experimental Feature: Native ProxySQL Clustering

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 most common […]

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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

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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Webinar Tues, 5/29: MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL, Kubernetes: How they work together

Please join Percona’s Principal Architect Alex Rubin as he presents MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL, Kubernetes: How they work together to give you a highly available cluster database environment on Tuesday, May 29th at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4).
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In this webinar, Alex will discuss how to deploy a highly […]

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ProxySQL 1.4.8 and Updated proxysql-admin Tool Now in the Percona Repository

ProxySQL 1.4.12

ProxySQL 1.4.8, 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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