Updated PMM and Percona Server for MongoDB, Utility User Feature in Percona Server for MySQL: Release Roundup 11/4/2019

Percona Software Releases

It’s release roundup time here at Percona!
We publish quite a few updates to our software and services every week, so we wanted to make it a little easier for you to keep track of our latest releases. So, starting today we will publish release roundups comprising all the details and information you need on […]

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Use MySQL Without a Password (and Still be Secure)

Use MySQL Without a Password

Some say that the best password is the one you don’t have to remember. That’s possible with MySQL, thanks to the auth_socket plugin and its MariaDB version unix_socket.
Neither of these plugins is new, and some words have been written about the auth_socket on this blog before, for example: how to change passwords in MySQL […]

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How Percona Support Handles Bugs

how percona handles bugs

One of the great things about Percona, and a Percona Support contract, is that we not only guarantee application performance but we also provide bug fixes for covered software—and not just advice on how to use it. This is most likely missing from most customer’s in-house support, as it requires a team with code […]

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PostgreSQL Application Connection Failover Using HAProxy with xinetd

PostgreSQL Application Connection Failover Using HAProxy with xinetd

Recently we published a blog about a very simple application failover using libpq features which could be the simplest of all automatic application connection routing.  In this blog post, we are discussing how a proxy server using HAProxy can be used for connection routing which is a well-known technique with very wide deployment. There […]

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