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ProxySQL 1.4.4 and Updated proxysql-admin Tool Now in the Percona Repository

 | January 18, 2018 |  Posted In: Percona Server for MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

ProxySQL 1.4.5

ProxySQL 1.4.4, released by ProxySQL, is now available for download in the Percona Repository along with an updated version of Percona’s proxysql-admin tool. ProxySQL is a high-performance proxy, currently for MySQL and its forks (like Percona Server for MySQL and MariaDB). It acts as an intermediary for client requests seeking resources from the database. René Cannaò created […]

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Troubleshooting Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Metrics

 | January 17, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Insight for DBAs, Percona Monitoring and Management

In this blog post, I’ll look at some helpful tips on troubleshooting Percona Monitoring and Management metrics. With any luck, Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) works for you out of the box. Sometimes, however, things go awry and you see empty or broken graphs instead of dashboards full of insights. Before we go through troubleshooting steps, let’s […]

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Webinar January 18, 2018: MySQL Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Part 2

and  | January 16, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Technical Webinars

Experimental Percona Monitoring and Management

Join Percona’s Product Manager Michael Coburn as he presents MySQL Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Part 2 on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST (UTC-8). Register Now Tags: Percona Monitoring and Management, PMM, Monitoring, MySQL, Performance, Optimization, DBA, SysAdmin, DevOps Experience Level: Expert Optimizing […]

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ProxySQL Firewalling

 | January 15, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, ProxySQL, Security

ProxySQL Firewalling

In this blog post, we’ll look at ProxySQL firewalling (how to use ProxySQL as a firewall). Not long ago we had an internal discussion about security, and how to enforce a stricter set of rules to prevent malicious acts and block other undesired queries. ProxySQL came up as a possible tool that could help us in achieving […]

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Sneak Peek of the Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference Breakout Sessions!

 | January 15, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, Apache Spark, AWS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live 2018

Take a look at the sneak peek of the breakout sessions for the Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference, taking place April 23-25, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. Early Bird registration discounts are available until February 4, 2018, and sponsorship opportunities are still available. Conference breakout sessions will feature a range […]

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Compare Current and Past Time Series Graphs in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

 | January 12, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management

In this short blog post, I will show you how you can compare current and past time series in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM). Recently, a support customer shared a graph with us that compared query throughput between today and yesterday as a confirmation that optimizing their server variables improved performance. Do you want to […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 23: CPU security continues to draw attention

 | January 12, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Much is still being talked about the Meltdown/Spectre CPU security vulnerabilities. There’s an interesting Twitter thread showing performance impact on Kafka brokers. Jaime Crespo also writes about how it affects MariaDB Server 10.1.30 – Finding […]

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