Percona Database Performance Blog 2018 Year in Review: Top Blog Posts

Percona Database Performance Blog

Let’s look at some of the most popular Percona Database Performance Blog posts in 2018.
The closing of a year lends itself to looking back. And making lists. With the Percona Database Performance Blog, Percona staff and leadership work hard to provide the open source community with insights, technical support, predictions and metrics around multiple […]

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.24-27 Is Now Available

Percona Server for MySQL 8.0

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.24-27 on December 19, 2018 (downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). This release merges changes of MySQL 5.7.24, including all the bug fixes in it. Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.24-27 is now the current GA release in the 5.7 series. All of Percona’s software is open-source and […]

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Using Partial and Sparse Indexes in MongoDB

MongoDb using partial sparse indexes

In this article I’m going to talk about partial and sparse indexes in MongoDB® and Percona Server for MongoDB®. I’ll show you how to use them, and look at cases where they can be helpful. Prior to discussing these indexes in MongoDB in detail, though, let’s talk about an issue on a relational database like […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.4-1 GA Is Now Available

Percona Server for MongoDB Operator

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.4-1 on December 18, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona website or the Percona software repositories.
Date: December 18, 2018
Download: Percona website
Installation: Installing Percona Server for MongoDB
Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, and highly-scalable database that is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 4.0 Community Edition. […]

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Amazon RDS Aurora Serverless – The Basics

amazon aurora serverless

When I attended AWS Re:Invent 2018, I saw there was a lot of attention from both customers and the AWS team on Amazon RDS Aurora Serverless. So I decided to take a deeper look at this technology, and write a series of blog posts on this topic.
In this first post of the series, you will learn […]

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MongoDB Backup: How and When To Use PSMDB hotbackup and mongodb_consistent_backup

mongodb backup

We have many backup methods to backup a MongoDB database using native mongodump or external tools. However, in this article, we’ll take a look at the backup tools offered by Percona, keeping in mind the restoration scenarios for MongoDB replicaSet and Sharded Cluster environments. We’ll explore how and when to use the tool mongodb-consistent-backup from […]

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AWS Elastic Block Storage (EBS) – Can We Get It Truly Elastic?

very old disk storage

At AWS Re:Invent 2018 there were many great announcements of AWS New Services and New Features, but one basic feature that I’ve been waiting for years to be released is still nowhere to be  found.
AWS Elastic Block Storage (EBS) is great and it’s got better through the years, adding different storage types and features like Provisioned […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster Operator Is Now Available as an Early Access Release

Percona XtraDB Cluster Operator

Percona announces the early access release of Percona XtraDB Cluster Operator.
Note: PerconaLabs and Percona-QA are open source GitHub repositories for unofficial scripts and tools created by Percona staff. These handy utilities can help you save time and effort.
Percona software builds located in the PerconaLabs and Percona-QA repositories are not officially released software, and also aren’t […]

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Upcoming Webinar Wed 12/12: MySQL 8 for Developers

MySQL 8 for Developers

Please join Percona’s CEO Peter Zaitsev as he presents MySQL 8 for Developers on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 at 11:00 AM PST (UTC-7) / 2:00 PM EST (UTC-5).
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There are many great new features in MySQL 8, but how exactly can they help your application? This session takes a practical look at MySQL 8 […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB Operator Is Now Available as an Early Access Release

Percona Server for MongoDB Operator

Percona announces the early access release of Percona Server for MongoDB Operator.
Note: PerconaLabs and Percona-QA are open source GitHub repositories for unofficial scripts and tools created by Percona staff. These handy utilities can help you save time and effort.
Percona software builds located in the PerconaLabs and Percona-QA repositories are not officially released software, and also […]

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