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Webinar Thursday September 22 – Black Friday and Cyber Monday: How to Avoid an E-Commerce Disaster

 | September 21, 2016 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MongoDB, MySQL

e-commerce disaster

Join Percona’s Sr. Technical Operations Architect, Tim Vaillancourt on Thursday, September 22, at 10 am PDT (UTC-7) for the webinar Black Friday and Cyber Monday: How to Avoid an E-Commerce Disaster. This webinar will provide some best practices to ensure the performance of your system under high-traffic conditions. Can your retail site handle the traffic […]

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MongoDB point-in-time backups made easy

 | September 20, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MongoDB point-in-time backups

In this blog post we’ll look at MongoDB point-in-time backups, and work with them. Mongodump is the base logical backup tool included with MongoDB. It takes a full BSON copy of database/collections, and optionally includes a log of changes during the backup used to make it consistent to a point in time. Mongorestore is the tool used […]

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Percona Live Europe featured talk with Marc Berhault — Inside CockroachDB’s Survivability Model

 | September 20, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

percona live europe featured talk

Welcome to another Percona Live Europe featured talk with Percona Live Europe 2016: Amsterdam speakers! In this series of blogs, we’ll highlight some of the speakers that will be at this year’s conference. We’ll also discuss the technologies and outlooks of the speakers themselves. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona Live Europe […]

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Open Source Databases at Percona Live Europe, Amsterdam

 | September 19, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

Percona Live Europe

In this blog post, I’ll review some of the open source database technologies discussions at Percona Live Europe. I’ve already written about the exciting PostgreSQL and MongoDB content at Percona Live Europe in Amsterdam, and now I’m going to highlight some of our open source database content.   In the last five years, the open […]

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How X Plugin Works Under the Hood

 | September 16, 2016 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

X Plugin

In this blog post, we’ll look at what MySQL does under the hood to transform NoSQL requests to SQL (and then store them in InnoDB transactional engine) when using the X Plugin. X Plugin allows MySQL to function as a document store. We don’t need to define any schema or use SQL language while still […]

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Consul, ProxySQL and MySQL HA

 | September 16, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

ProxySQL

When it comes to “decision time” about which type of MySQL HA (high-availability) solution to implement, and how to architect the solution, many questions come to mind. The most important questions are: “What are the best tools to provide HA and Load Balancing?” “Should I be deploying this proxy tool on my application servers or on a […]

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ProxySQL and Percona XtraDB Cluster (Galera) Integration

 | September 15, 2016 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

In this post, we’ll discuss how an integrated ProxySQL and Percona XtraDB Cluster (Galera) helps manage node states and failovers. ProxySQL is designed to not perform any specialized operation in relation to the servers with which it communicates. Instead, it uses an event scheduler to extend functionalities and cover any special needs. Given that specialized products […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.30-25.16.2 is now available (CVE-2016-6662 fix)

 | September 15, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Security

Percona XtraDB Cluster Reference Architecture

Percona  announces the new release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 on September 15, 2016. Binaries are available from the downloads area or our software repositories. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.30-25.16.2 is now the current release, based on the following: Percona Server 5.6.30-76.3 Galera Replication library 3.16 Codership wsrep API version 25 This release provides a fix for CVE-2016-6662. […]

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