The State of the Open Source Database Industry in 2020: Part One

state of open source part one

A four-part blog series by Matt Yonkovit, Percona Chief Experience Officer.
Baseline Data and the Size of the Market
Over the last few years, we have seen some drastic changes in both the database and the open source industry. We have seen the proliferation of open source databases, we have seen the impact of the cloud, […]

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Introducing the LDAP Authentication Plugin in Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.19

LDAP Authentication Percona Server MySQL

Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.19 includes the experimental simple LDAP authentication plugin, which allows for direct authentication using an LDAP server. Similarly to the data masking plugin added in 8.0.18, this plugin was also added as a community contribution from Francisco Miguel Biete.
Authenticating with LDAP
In earlier versions, Percona Server for MySQL supported the built-in […]

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18 Things You Can Do to Remove MySQL Bottlenecks Caused by High Traffic (Part Two)

MySQL High Traffic

This is a three-part blog series that focuses on dealing with an unexpected high traffic event as it is happening. Part one can be found here and part three can be found here.
7. Get More Memory
Complexity: Low
Potential Impact: High
If your data does not fit into memory well, your MySQL performance is likely to be […]

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April 15th: Virtual Round Table with Percona

percona roundtable

Join us on Wednesday, April 15th, 2020, at 1:00 pm EDT for an hour-long roundtable with Peter Zaitsev, CEO and Matt Yonkovit, CXO, of Percona.

Peter and Matt will be answering your questions and exploring topics that are top of mind with the recent COVID-19 outbreak:

Is your business experiencing a slowdown? Matt will share five […]

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18 Things You Can Do to Remove MySQL Bottlenecks Caused by High Traffic (Part One)

remove MySQL traffic bottlenecks

This is a three-part blog series. Part two is located here, and part three can be found here.
There was no reason to plan for it, but the load on your system increased 100%, 300%, 500%, and your MySQL database has to support it. This is a reality many online systems have to deal with […]

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