Percona Backup for MongoDB 0.2.0-Alpha Is Now Available

Percona Backup for MongoDB

Percona announces the first public release of Percona Backup for MongoDB 0.2.0-Alpha on January 10, 2019.
Percona Backup for MongoDB is a distributed, low-impact solution for consistent backups of MongoDB sharded clusters and replica sets. This is a tool for creating consistent backups across a MongoDB sharded cluster (or a single replica set), and for restoring those […]

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ProxySQL 1.4.13 and Updated proxysql-admin Tool

ProxySQL 1.4.12

ProxySQL 1.4.13, 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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PostgreSQL Updatable Views: Performing Schema Updates With Minimal Downtime

postgres updatable views

Recently, one of our customers asked us how to minimize downtime when upgrading the database structure with changes that are not backwards-compatible. It’s an interesting question and I would like to visit some alternatives here. I will use PostgreSQL for this series of posts and walk through updatable views, INSTEAD OF Triggers, and the […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.0.13 Is Now Available

percona toolkit

Percona announces the release of Percona Toolkit 3.0.13 for January 9, 2019.
Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced open source command-line tools, developed and used by the Percona technical staff, that are engineered to perform a variety of MySQL®, MongoDB® and system tasks that are too difficult or complex to perform manually. With over 1,000,000 downloads, […]

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Percona Live 2019 Tracks

Percona Live 2019

Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2019 in North America has moved to Austin, Texas: a cool place to be, and host to many big names in the tech space. Read what Dave Stokes, MySQL Community Manager for Oracle, has to say in favor of Austin.
If you need a conference ticket for Austin, put […]

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Upcoming Webinar Wed 1/9: Walkthrough of Percona Server MySQL 8.0

Walkthrough of Percona Server for MySQL 8.0

Please join Percona’s MySQL Product Manager, Tyler Duzan as he presents Walkthrough of Percona Server MySQL 8.0 on Wednesday, January 9th at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 2:00 PM (UTC-4).
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Our Percona Server for MySQL 8.0 software is the company’s free, enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL Community Edition. The software includes all of the […]

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Amazon RDS Aurora MySQL – Differences Among Editions

differences MySQL aurora versions

Amazon Aurora with MySQL Compatibility comes in three editions which, at the time of writing, have quite a few differences around the features that they support.  Make sure you don’t assume the newer Aurora 2.x supports everything in Aurora 1.x. On the contrary, right now Aurora 1.x (MySQL 5.6 based) supports most Aurora features.  […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.42-28.30 Is Now Available

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.42-28.30 (PXC) on January 4, 2019. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.42-28.30 is now the current release, based on the following:

Percona Server 5.6.42
Codership WSREP API release 5.6.42
Codership Galera library 3.25

All Percona software is open-source and free.
Fixed Bugs

PXC-2281: Debug […]

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