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Webinar October 4, 2017: Databases in the Hosted Cloud

 | October 3, 2017 |  Posted In: Aurora RDS, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, MySQL

Databases in the Hosted Cloud 1

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents Databases in the Hosted Cloud on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 7:00 am PDT / 10:00 am EDT (UTC-7). Register Now Today you can use hosted MySQL/MariaDB/Percona Server for MySQL/PostgreSQL in several “cloud providers” as a database as a service (DBaaS). Learn the differences, the access […]

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Percona Support with Amazon RDS

 | September 21, 2017 |  Posted In: Aurora RDS, Cloud and MySQL, MySQL, MySQL DBaaS, Percona MySQL Support

Amazon RDS

This blog post will give a brief overview of Amazon RDS capabilities and limitations, and how Percona Support can help you succeed in your Amazon RDS deployments. One of the common questions that we get from customers and prospective customers is about Percona Support with Amazon RDS. As many companies have shifted to the cloud, […]

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How to Configure Aurora RDS Parameters

 | August 9, 2017 |  Posted In: Aurora RDS, Cloud and MySQL, MySQL

Aurora RDS Parameters

In this blog post, we’ll look at some tips on how to configure Aurora RDS parameters. I was recently deploying a few Aurora RDS instances, a process very similar to configuring a regular RDS instance. I noticed a few minor differences in the way you configure Aurora RDS parameters, and very few articles on how […]

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From Percona Live 2017: Thank You, Attendees!

 | April 28, 2017 |  Posted In: Big Data, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Docker, InnoDB, MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live

From everyone at Percona and Percona Live 2017, we’d like to send a big thank you to all our sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees at this year’s conference. This year’s conference was an outstanding success! The event brought the open source database community together, with a technical emphasis on the core topics of MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, […]

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Percona Live 2017: Lessons Learned While Automating MySQL Deployments in the AWS Cloud

 | April 27, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live

The last day of Percona Live 2017 is still going strong, with talks all the way until 4:00 pm (and closing remarks and a prize giveaway on the main stage then). I’m going to a few more sessions today, including one from Stephane Combaudon from Slice Technologies: Lessons learned while automating MySQL deployments in the AWS […]

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Webinar Thursday, March 16, 2017: Moving to Amazon Web Services (AWS)

 | March 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Solutions Engineering, Technical Webinars

Amazon Web Services

Join Percona’s Solutions Engineer Dimitri Vanoverbeke on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. PDT / 10:00 a.m. EDT (UTC-7) for a webinar on Moving to Amazon Web Services (AWS). Register Now This webinar covers the many challenges faced when migrating applications from on-premises into Amazon Web Services (AWS). It will specifically look at moving MySQL to […]

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Webinar Thursday January 26, 2017: Overcoming the Challenges of Databases in the Cloud

 | January 24, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, Technical Webinars

Databases in the Cloud

Please join Percona’s Jon Tobin, Director of Solution Engineering at Percona, and Rob Masson, Solutions Architect Manager at ScaleArc, on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST (UTC-8) for their webinar “Overcoming the Challenges of Databases in the Cloud.” Enterprises enjoy the flexibility and simplified operations of using the cloud, […]

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Why use provisioned IOPS volumes for AWS databases?

 | June 1, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

In this blog, we’ll use some test results to look at the rationale for using provisioned IOPS volumes for AWS databases. One piece of advice you often hear running MySQL, MongoDB or other databases in the AWS EC2 environment is that you should use volumes with provisioned IOPs. This kind of makes sense on the “marketing” […]

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