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The hidepid Options for /proc and Percona XtraDB Cluster Don’t Play Well Together

 | December 27, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Security


In this blog, we’ll look at how the hidepid options for /proc and Percona XtraDB Cluster can fight with one another. One of the things I like about consulting at Percona is the opportunity to be exposed to unusual problems. I recently worked with a customer having issues getting SST to work with Percona XtraDB […]

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MongoDB Security: Using LDAP Authentication

 | November 6, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Security

MongoDB Security

In this blog post, we’ll focus on MongoDB security and discuss how to configure Percona Server for MongoDB to authenticate a user with an LDAP server. It is important to mention that Percona Server for MongoDB features LDAP authentication free of charge for everyone in all our versions. This feature is not available in the MongoDB Community versions. […]

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ProxySQL Improves MySQL SSL Connections

 | September 19, 2017 |  Posted In: ProxySQL, Security, SSL

In this blog post, we’ll look at how ProxySQL improves MySQL SSL connection performance. When deploying MySQL with SSL, the main concern is that the initial handshake causes significant overhead if you are not using connection pools (i.e., mysqlnd-mux with PHP, mysql.connector.pooling in Python, etc.). Closing and making new connections over and over can greatly impact […]

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Revenge of Ransomware! MongoDB Security in the News Again . . .

 | September 5, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, Security

MongoDB Security

A new set of MongoDB attacks and data breaches struck businesses this weekend, mirroring the attacks that hit back in January and putting MongoDB security back into the spotlight. Like the last set, this new attack strategy focused on ransomware that demanded a paid ransom to unlock hijacked data. As with many security breaches, the attack was preventable – […]

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Webinar Wednesday August 9, 2017: MongoDB Security – Making Things Secure by Default

 | August 7, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Security, Technical Webinars

MongoDB security

Join Percona’s Senior Technical Services Engineer, Adamo Tonete as he presents MongoDB Security: Making Things Secure by Default on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 11:00 am PDT / 2:00 pm EDT (UTC-7). Register Now MongoDB security breaches have regularly been in the news. What isn’t mentioned, however, is that it’s all been avoidable. Simple mistakes […]

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Webinar Wednesday August 2, 2017: MySQL Disk Encryption with LUKS

 | July 31, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, Security, Technical Webinars

MySQL Disk Encryption

Join Percona’s, Senior Architect, Matthew Boehm as he presents MySQL Disk Encryption with LUKS on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at 1:00 pm PDT / 4:00 pm EDT (UTC-7). Register Now Clients require strong security measures for PCI, HIPAA or PHI. You must encrypt MySQL “at rest” to satisfy the data managed under these standards. InnoDB’s built-in […]

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Webinar Tuesday July 11, 2017: Securing Your MySQL/MariaDB Data

 | July 10, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MySQL, Security, SSL, Technical Webinars

Securing Your MySQL/MariaDB Data

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents Securing Your MySQL/MariaDB Data on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 7:00 am PDT / 10:00 am EDT (UTC-7). Register Now This webinar will discuss the features of MySQL/MariaDB that when enabled and used improve the default usage of MySQL. Many cloud-based applications fail to: Use appropriate filesystem […]

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