New Percona Distribution for MySQL, Improvements to Percona Monitoring and Management: Release Roundup July 6, 2020

Release Roundup July 6, 2020

It’s release roundup time here at Percona!
Our Release Roundups showcase the latest software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software, with highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself.
Today’s post includes those releases and updates […]

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ProxySQL Behavior in the Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster

ProxySQL Percona Kubernetes Operator

The Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster(PXC) comes with ProxySQL as part of the deal. And to be honest, the behavior of ProxySQL is pretty much the same as in a regular non-k8s deployment of it. So why bother to write a blog about it? Because what happens around ProxySQL in the context […]

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Preventing MySQL Error 1040: Too Many Connections

mysql error 1040

One of the most common errors encountered in the MySQL world at large is the infamous Error 1040:

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ERROR 1040 (00000): Too many connections

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ERROR 1040 (00000): Too many connections

What this means in practical terms is that a MySQL instance has reached its maximum allowable limit for client connections.  Until connections are closed, no new connection […]

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Webinar July 14: How Percona Monitoring and Management Improves Database Security

Percona Monitoring and Management Improves Database Security

Data breaches seem to be a daily occurrence, so much so that seeing an article about the latest company to fall victim draws little attention outside of those immediately impacted. That is of course unless that company is yours and data security is your responsibility!
While companies continue to invest heavily in fortifying networks with […]

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Achieving Consistent Read and High Availability with Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0

High Availability with Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0

In real life, there are frequent cases where getting a running application to work correctly is strongly dependent on consistent write/read operations. This is no issue when using a single data node as a provider, but it becomes more concerning and challenging when adding additional nodes for high availability and/or read scaling. 
In the MySQL […]

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