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Get MySQL Passwords in Plain Text from .mylogin.cnf

 | September 7, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Security

MySQL Passwords

This post will tell you how to get MySQL passwords in plain text using the .mylogin.cnf file. Since MySQL 5.6.6, it became possible to store MySQL credentials in an encrypted login path file named .mylogin.cnf, using the mysql_config_editor tool. This is better than in plain text anyway. What if I need to read this password in […]

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MyRocks Docker images

 | September 6, 2016 |  Posted In: Docker, MySQL

MyRocks Docker images

In this post, I’ll point you to MyRocks Docker images with binaries, allowing you to install and play with the software. During the @Scale conference, Facebook announced that MyRocks is mature enough that it has been installed on 5% of Facebook’s MySQL slaves. This has saved 50% of the space on these slaves, which allows them […]

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MongoDB at Percona Live Europe

 | September 6, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe

This year, you will find a great deal about MongoDB at Percona Live Europe. As we continue to work on growing the independent MongoDB ecosystem, this year’s Percona Live Europe in Amsterdam includes many talks about MongoDB. If your company uses MongoDB technologies, is focused exclusively on developing with MongoDB or MongoDB operations, or is […]

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InnoDB Troubleshooting: Q & A

 | September 2, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Technical Webinars

InnoDB Troubleshooting

In this blog, I will provide answers to the Q & A for the InnoDB Troubleshooting webinar. First, I want to thank everybody for attending the August 11 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 webinar, […]

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MHA Quick Start Guide

 | September 2, 2016 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL

MHA

MHA (Master High Availability Manager and tools for MySQL) is one of the most important pieces of our managed services. When properly set up, it can check replication health, move writer and reader virtual IPs, perform failovers, and have its output constantly monitored by Nagios. Is it easy to deploy and follows the KISS (Keep It […]

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Percona Live Europe featured talk with Manyi Lu — MySQL 8.0: what’s new in Optimizer

 | September 1, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe featured talk

Welcome to a new 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 […]

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Webinar Thursday, September 1 – MongoDB Security: A Practical Approach

 | August 30, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Security, Technical Webinars

Percona MySQL and MongoDB Webinars

Please join David Murphy as he presents a webinar Thursday, September 1 at 10 am PDT (UTC-7) on MongoDB Security: A Practical Approach. (Date changed*) This webinar will discuss the many features and options available in the MongoDB community to help secure your database environment. First, we will cover how these features work and how to […]

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MySQL Sharding with ProxySQL

 | August 30, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

MySQL Sharding with ProxySQL

This article demonstrates how MySQL sharding with ProxySQL works. Recently a colleague of mine asked me to provide a simple example on how ProxySQL performs sharding. In response, I’m writing this short tutorial in the hope it will illustrate ProxySQL’s sharding functionalities, and help people out there better understand how to use it. ProxySQL is […]

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Percona Live Europe Discounted Pricing and Community Dinner!

 | August 30, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

percona live europe

Get your Percona Live Europe discounted tickets now, and sign up for the community dinner. The countdown is on for the annual Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference! This year the conference will be taking place in the great city of Amsterdam October 3-5. This three-day conference will focus on the latest trends, news and […]

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Percona Live Europe featured talk with Alexander Krasheninnikov — Processing 11 billion events a day with Spark in Badoo

 | August 29, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe Featured Talk

Welcome to a new 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 […]

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