A Blog Shamelessly Bribing You to Review Percona Monitoring and Management!

Review Percona Monitoring and Management

We would love you to help us spread the word about Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) to make sure even more people are aware of it and adopting it. And we are not afraid to offer (modest) bribes!

If you already use PMM please write an independent review of its pros and cons on the […]

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Wondering How to Run Percona XtraDB Cluster on Kubernetes? Try Our Operator!

Run Percona XtraDB Cluster on Kubernetes

Kubernetes has been a big trend for a while now, particularly well-suited for microservices. Running your main databases on Kubernetes is probably NOT what you are looking for. However, there’s a niche market for them. My colleague Stephen Thorn did a great job explaining this in The Criticality of a Kubernetes Operator for Databases. […]

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Tame Black Friday Gremlins — Optimize Your Database for High Traffic Events

Optimize Your Database for High Traffic Events

It’s that time of year! The Halloween decorations have come down and the leaves have started to change and the Black Friday/Cyber Monday buying season is upon us!
For consumers, it can be a magical time of year, but for those of us that have worked in e-commerce or retail, it usually brings up…different emotions. […]

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Kubernetes Scaling Capabilities with Percona XtraDB Cluster

Kubernetes Scaling Capabilities with Percona XtraDB Cluster

Our recent survey showed that many organizations saw unexpected growth around cloud and data. Unexpected bills can become a big problem, especially in such uncertain times. This blog post talks about how Kubernetes scaling capabilities work with Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC Operator) and can help you to control the bill.
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Measuring OpenEBS Local Volume Performance Overhead in Kubernetes

OpenEBS Local Volume Performance Overhead Kubernetes

I wrote about the usage of OpenEBS to manage local storage in Kubernetes in my previous posts:
Deploying Percona Kubernetes Operators with OpenEBS Local Storage
OpenEBS for the Management of Kubernetes Storage Volumes
The primary reason to use the local storage is performance and the logical question is then: How big is the performance overhead if we […]

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