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Percona 2020 Recap: Great Content and Software Releases

Percona 2020 content and releases

The Percona team provided the community with some excellent content and several new releases in 2020. I wanted to highlight some of your favorites (based on popularity) if you missed them.
First up is our most-read blog from last year, which ironically was published before 2020. Ananias Tsalouchidis’s blog on when you should use Aurora […]

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Matt’s Big, Bold, Open Source Predictions for 2021

2021 Open Source Predictions

Covid-19 has had a significant impact on most aspects of our lives in 2020. Although some companies saw unexpected growth due to offering in-demand tools or services, I think most of us will be happy to draw a line under 2020 and hope for a better 2021. 
In the spirit of 2021 optimism, I have […]

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Fixing Data Slowdowns Without Breaking the Bank

Fixing Data Slowdowns Without Breaking the Bank

In this year’s Open Source Data Management Software survey, we asked organizations “What issues have you experienced in the last 12 months?” The main issue, flagged by three-quarters of respondents, was performance.
Given the adverse impact that data slowdown has on business performance – especially during high traffic events – effectively managing them is essential […]

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2020 Percona Survey Results Reveal the Latest Open Source Database Trends

Percona 2020 Open Source Survey

At our recent Percona Live ONLINE we announced the release of the 2020 Open Source Data Management Software Survey results. 
This year, we wanted to build upon the data we collected in 2019 and continue to monitor the open source industry’s pulse. The 2020 survey was perhaps reflective of the wider world environment, as companies […]

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Why the Heck Are So Many Databases Being Breached, Leaked, and Hacked?

database security

How many times have we seen this headline lately: “X million records leaked in data breach”? The answer is, too many! 
In fact, because “millions of records” are starting to leak so frequently, larger news outlets are not covering the “smaller” leaks as often as they were a few years ago. These days it’s all […]

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