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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.6.5-1.3 Is Now Available

 | July 11, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, Percona Live, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Software


Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.6.5-1.3 on July 11, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, and highly-scalable database that is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 3.6 Community Edition. It supports MongoDB 3.6 protocols and drivers. Percona […]

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AMD EPYC Performance Testing… or Don’t get on the wrong side of SystemD

 | July 11, 2018 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL

Ubuntu 16 AMD EPYC

Ever since AMD released their EPYC CPU for servers I wanted to test it, but I did not have the opportunity until recently, when started offering bare metal servers for a reasonable price. So I started a couple of instances to test Percona Server for MySQL under this CPU. In this benchmark, I discovered some […]

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When Database Warm Up is Not Really UP

 | July 10, 2018 |  Posted In: InnoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, PMM

first few minutes MySQL Warm Up graph from PMM

The common wisdom with database performance management is that a “cold” database server has poor performance. Then, as it “warms up”, performance improves until finally you reach a completely warmed up state with peak database performance. In other words, that to get peak performance from MySQL you need to wait for database warm up. This […]

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Percona Live Europe 2018 Call for Papers is Now Open

 | July 10, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, Percona Live, Percona Server for MySQL

Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference PLE 2018

Announcing the opening of the Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany call for papers. It will be open from now until August 10, 2018. The conference takes place November 5–7. Our theme this year is Connect. Accelerate. Innovate. As a speaker at Percona Live Europe, you’ll have the opportunity to […]

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InnoDB Cluster in a nutshell – Part 1

 | July 9, 2018 |  Posted In: Group Replication, High-availability, InnoDB, MySQL

innodb cluster in a nutshell part 1

Since MySQL 5.7 we have a new player in the field, MySQL InnoDB Cluster. This is an Oracle High Availability solution that can be easily installed over MySQL to get High Availability with multi-master capabilities and automatic failover. This solution consists in 3 components: InnoDB Group Replication, MySQL Router and MySQL Shell, you can see […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.0.11 Is Now Available

 | July 6, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Toolkit

percona toolkit

Percona announces the release of Percona Toolkit 3.0.11 on July 6, 2018. 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, Percona […]

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Another Day, Another Data Leak

 | July 6, 2018 |  Posted In: Business Continuity, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, Security

another day another data leak Exactis

In the last few days, there has been information released about yet another alleged data leak, placing in jeopardy “…[the] personal information on hundreds of millions of American adults, as well as millions of businesses.” In this case, the “victim” was Exactis, for whom data collection and data security are core business functions. Some takeaways […]

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Configuring PMM Monitoring for MongoDB Cluster

 | July 5, 2018 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Monitoring and Management, PMM

In this blog, we will see how to configure Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) monitoring for a MongoDB cluster. It’s very simple, like adding a replica set or standalone instances to PMM Monitoring.  For this example, I have used docker to create PMM Server and MongoDB sharded cluster containers. If you want the steps I used […]

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How to Set Up Replication Between AWS Aurora and an External MySQL Instance

 | July 4, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Replication

Amazon RDS Aurora replication to external server

Amazon RDS Aurora (MySQL) provides its own low latency replication. Nevertheless, there are cases where it can be beneficial to set up replication from Aurora to an external MySQL server, as Amazon RDS Aurora is based on MySQL and supports native MySQL replication. Here are some examples of when replicating from Amazon RDS Aurora to […]

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Linux OS Tuning for MySQL Database Performance

 | July 3, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, XtraDB Cluster

Linux OS tuning for MySQL database performance

In this post we will review the most important Linux settings to adjust for performance tuning and optimization of a MySQL database server. We’ll note how some of the Linux parameter settings used OS tuning may vary according to different system types: physical, virtual or cloud. Other posts have addressed MySQL parameters, like Alexander’s blog MySQL 5.7 […]

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