As I interface with large clients as a Technical Account Manager (TAM) at Percona, one thing I have noticed is the evolution of the DBA role. With the rise of the cloud, DBAs seem to be spending less time doing traditional DBA roles of performance tuning, configuring backups, and so on. Instead, DBAs are […]Read more
As the second part of the earlier post Give Love to Your SSDs – Reduce innodb_io_capacity_max! we wanted to put together some concepts on how InnoDB flushing works in recent Percona Server for MySQL versions (8.0.x prior to 8.0.19, or 5.7.x). It is important to understand this aspect of InnoDB in order to tune […]Read more
Python 2 has officially completed its life as of Jan 1st, 2020 and the Python 2.x branch will not be maintained anymore. You might be seeing repeated notices of deprecation in log files and terminals like:
DEPRECATION: Python 2.7 will reach the end of its life on January 1st, 2020. Please upgrade your Python as […]Read more
In this blog post, we will continue to explore Vitess and test an example database provided in its repository. This is Part III of the previously discussed installation of Vitess on minikube environment, so please make sure to follow those steps to bring the cluster up to the following level.
$ kubectl get pods,jobs
The promise of DBaaS like RDS is to reduce operational overhead (among other things) and one of the stellar cases is upgrades (major and minor). The suggested procedure involves just a couple of steps. For example, using AWS Console, you can enable “Auto minor upgrade” or modify the DB instance and schedule the upgrade […]Read more