Tag - Databases

Don’t Get Hit with a Database Disaster: Database Security Compliance

Percona Live 2018 security talks

In this post, we discuss database security compliance, what you should be looking at and where to get more information.
As Percona’s Chief Customer Officer, I get the opportunity to talk with a lot of customers. Hearing about the problems that both their technical teams face, as well as the business challenges their companies experience […]

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Insert Random Data into Tables Using mysql_random_data_load

Insert Random Data into Tables

In this short blogpost, we’ll show you how to use the mysql_random_data_load tool to insert random data into tables. This is a great aide in testing when you have empty tables and need them to be populated with data. We’ve all done it manually (the INSERT INTO … VALUES … way), but that is surely […]

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Case in Point: A Year of Customer Experience with Percona

Customer Experience

In 2017 we have welcomed many new customers into the Percona fold. It’s always interesting to find out what challenges the Percona team helped them to address and how they chose their relationship with Percona. As unbiased champions of open source database software, our consultancy, support and managed services staff apply their expertise across […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 19: Percona Live Tickets, Call for Papers and FOSDEM

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
The Percona Live Call For Papers closes on December 22, but why aren’t you submitting already? Don’t wait till the last minute! Look at our broad scope as well. Worth noting that the best prices […]

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Webinar October 4, 2017: Databases in the Hosted Cloud

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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).

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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 methods […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles #6: Open Source Summit and Percona Live Europe

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
What a long, packed week! Spent most of it at Open Source Summit North America, while still enjoying the myriad phone calls and meetings you have as a Perconian. In addition to two talks, I […]

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Percona Live Europe Featured Talks: Monitoring Open Source Databases with Icinga with Bernd Erk

Percona Live Europe 2017

Welcome to another post in our series of interview blogs for the upcoming Percona Live Europe 2017 in Dublin. This series highlights a number of talks that will be at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter.
This blog post is with Bernd Erk, CEO […]

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Percona Live Featured Session with Casper Kejlberg-Rasmussen: Placing Databases @ Uber

Percona Live

Welcome to another post in the series of Percona Live featured session blogs! In these blogs, we’ll highlight some of the session speakers that will be at this year’s Percona Live conference. We’ll also discuss how these sessions can help you improve your database environment. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona […]

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Open Source Databases at Percona Live Europe, Amsterdam

Percona Live Europe

In this blog post, I’ll review some of the open source database technologies discussions at Percona Live Europe.
I’ve already written about the exciting PostgreSQL and MongoDB content at Percona Live Europe in Amsterdam, and now I’m going to highlight some of our open source database content.  
In the last five years, the open source […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.2.10 for MySQL hot backups is now available (free!)

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.2.10 on March 31, 2015. Downloads are available from our download site or Percona Software Repositories.
Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. […]

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