Security

How to Store MySQL Audit Logs in MongoDB in a Maintenance-Free Setup

Store MySQL Audit Logs in MongoDB

I was once helping one of our customers on how to load MySQL audit logs into a MySQL database and analyze them. But immediately I thought: “Hey, this is not the most efficient solution! MySQL or typical RDBMS, in general, were not really meant to store logs after all.”
So, I decided to explore an […]

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TAM Enterprise Experiences – Data Encryption

TAM Enterprise Experiences – Data Encryption

In previous TAM Enterprise Experiences posts, we have outlined typical aspects of utilizing MySQL in an Enterprise environment. One thing we have not yet covered is the topic of database encryption, both from the standpoint of business requirements as well as some of the more technical aspects of encryption.
In this post, we will cover:

Common […]

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PostgreSQL Database Security: What You Need To Know

PostgreSQL Database Security

When we are talking about database security, it encompasses different modules of different areas. It is a very vast topic because, with databases, we need need to secure the whole ecosystem, not just the database node. The figure below shows the major breakdown of the “parts” which need to be secure. It is clearly […]

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Enabling HTTPS Connections to Percona Monitoring and Management Using Custom Certificates

HTTPS Connections to Percona Monitoring and Management

Whichever way you installed Percona Monitoring and Management 2 (PMM2), using the docker image or an OVF image for your supported virtualized environment, PMM2 enables, by default, two ports for the web connections: 80 for HTTP and 443 for HTTPS. Using HTTPS certificates are requested for encrypting the connection for better security.
All the installation […]

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Not Ready to Give Up MySQL 5.6? Get Post EOL Support from Percona!

Not Ready to Give Up MySQL 5.6?

As you may know, MySQL 5.6 will reach EOL (“End of Life”) in February 2021. This means in about two months, there will be no more updates, and more importantly, no more security fixes for discovered vulnerabilities.     
You may be well ahead of the curve and have already updated to MySQL 5.7 or […]

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