Making backups over the network can be done in two ways: either save on disk and transfer or just transfer without saving. Both ways have their strong and weak points. The second way, particularly, is highly dependent on the upload speed, which would either reduce or increase the backup time. Other factors that influence […]Read more
Recently I was doing some small testing by using EC2 instances on AWS and I noticed the execution time and performance highly depend on which time of the day I am running my scripts. I was using t3.xlarge instance type as I didn’t need many CPUs and memory for my tests, but from time […]Read more
While testing our PMM2 Beta and other Dockerized applications, you may want to clean up your docker install and start from scratch. If you’re not very familiar with Docker it may not be that trivial. This post focuses on cleaning up everything in docker so you can “start from scratch” which means removing all […]Read more
We are pleased to announce the launch of Percona Cloud Cover (PCC), our new customized migration solution for companies moving databases from on-premises to DBaaS and other cloud-based solutions.
We are in the middle of a seismic shift from traditional on-premises data architecture to cloud-based technology. As users become increasingly sophisticated, companies must embrace technologies […]
Recently, I’ve been working with a customer to evaluate the different cloud solutions for MySQL. In this post I am going to focus on maintenance windows and requirements, and what the different cloud platforms offer.
Why is this important at all?
Maintenance windows are required so that the cloud provider can do the necessary updates, patches, and […]