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ProxySQL and MHA Integration

 | September 13, 2016 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, ProxySQL

MHA

This blog post discusses ProxySQL and MHA integration, and how they work together. MHA (Master High Availability Manager and tools for MySQL) is almost fully integrated with the ProxySQL process. This means you can count on the MHA standard feature to manage failover, and ProxySQL to manage the traffic and shift from one server to another. This […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is now available

 | September 13, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the availability of Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM), an open source software database monitoring and management tool. Completely open source and free to download and use, Percona Monitoring and Management provides point-in-time visibility and historical trending of database performance that enables DBAs and application developers to optimize the performance of their MySQL and […]

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Is Your Database Affected by CVE-2016-6662?

 | September 12, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Security

CVE-2016-6662

In this blog post, I will discuss the CVE-2016-6662 vulnerability, how to tell if it affects you, and how to prevent the vulnerability from affecting you if you have an older version of MySQL. I’ll also list which MySQL versions include the vulnerability fixes. As we announced in a previous post, there are certain scenarios in […]

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Percona Live Europe featured talk with Ronald Bradford — Securing your MySQL/MariaDB data

 | September 12, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe featured talk

Welcome to another Percona Live Europe featured talk with Percona Live Europe 2016: Amsterdam speakers! In this series of blogs, we’ll highlight some of the speakers that will be at this year’s conference. We’ll also discuss the technologies and outlooks of the speakers themselves. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona Live Europe […]

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Percona Server Critical Update CVE-2016-6662

 | September 12, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

CVE-2016-6662

This blog is an announcement for a Percona Server update with regards to CVE-2016-6662. We have added a fix for CVE-2016-6662 in the following releases: Percona Server 5.5.51-38.1 Percona Server 5.5.51-38.2 Percona Server 5.6.32-78.0 Percona Server 5.6.32-78.1 Percona Server 5.7.14-7 Percona Server 5.7.14-8 Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.5.41-25.11.1 Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.30-25.16.2 Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.30-25.16.3 From […]

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Don’t Spin Your Data, Use SSDs!

 | September 9, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

ssds

This blog post discussed the advantages of SSDs over HDDs for database environments. For years now, I’ve been telling audiences for my MySQL Performance talk the following: if you are running an I/O-intensive database on spinning disks you’re doing it wrong. But there are still a surprising number of laggards who aren’t embracing SSD storage […]

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Basic Housekeeping for MySQL Indexes

 | September 9, 2016 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

MySQL Indexes

In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the basic housekeeping steps for MySQL indexes. We all know that indexes can be the difference between a high-performance database and a bad/slow/painful query ride. It’s a critical part that needs deserves some housekeeping once in a while. So, what should you check? In no particular order, […]

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MySQL Replication Troubleshooting: Q & A

 | September 8, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Technical Webinars

Solving Database Performance Issues

In this blog, I will provide answers to the Q & A for the MySQL Replication Troubleshooting webinar. First, I want to thank everybody for attending the August 25 webinar. The recording and slides for the webinar are available here. Below is the list of your questions that I wasn’t able to answer during the […]

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Percona is Hiring: Director of Platform Engineering

 | September 8, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

percona is hiring

Percona is hiring a Director of Platform Engineering. Find out more! At Percona, we recognize you need much more than just a database server to successfully run a database-powered infrastructure. You also need strong tools that deploy, manage and monitor the software. Percona’s Platform Engineering group is responsible just for that. They build next-generation open […]

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