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Zone Based Sharding in MongoDB

 | June 13, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for Developers, MongoDB, Security

MongoDB shard zones

In this blog post, we will discuss about how to use zone based sharding to deploy a sharded MongoDB cluster in a customized manner so that the queries and data will be redirected per geographical groupings. This feature of MongoDB is a part of its Data Center Awareness, that allows queries to be routed to particular […]

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Webinar Thurs 6/14: MongoDB Backup and Recovery Field Guide

 | June 13, 2018 |  Posted In: Backups, MongoDB, Replication, Security, Technical Webinars

mongodb backup and recovery field guide

Please join Percona’s Sr. Technical Operations Architect, Tim Vaillancourt as he presents MongoDB Backup and Recovery Field Guide on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 10:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now This talk will cover backup and recovery solutions for MongoDB replica sets and clusters, focusing on online and low-impact solutions […]

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Webinar Weds 6/13: Performance Analysis and Troubleshooting Methodologies for Databases

 | June 12, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL, Technical Webinars

troubleshooting methodologies

Please join Percona’s CEO, Peter Zaitsev as he presents Performance Analysis and Troubleshooting Methodologies for Databases on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   Have you heard about the USE Method (Utilization – Saturation – Errors)? RED (Rate – Errors – Duration), or Golden Signals […]

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ProxySQL Experimental Feature: Native ProxySQL Clustering

 | June 11, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL, ProxySQL

ProxySQL Cluster

ProxySQL 1.4.2 introduced native clustering, allowing several ProxySQL instances to communicate with and share configuration updates with each other. In this blog post, I’ll review this new feature and how we can start working with 3 nodes. Before I continue, let’s review two common methods to installing ProxySQL. ProxySQL as a centralized server This is the […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 41: Reflecting on GitHub’s Contribution to Open Source Database

 | June 8, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Some big news out from Microsoft about their acquisition of GitHub for $7.5 billion. GitHub hosts many projects, including from the MySQL ecosystem, but maybe more interesting is that their DBA team is awesome, give […]

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Using gh-ost with Amazon Aurora for MySQL

 | June 7, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Cloud and MySQL

gh-ost online schema change

In this day and age of agile methodologies and fast-paced development methods, database schema changes are as inevitable as the growth of data. We have been thoroughly familiar with the effectivity of pt-online-schema-change for the last couple of years but it has one limitation. If the table is too hot to acquire metadata locks to […]

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