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Percona Live 2016: MySQL and Docker Strategies

The afternoon sessions at Percona Live 2016 are just as intriguing as the morning sessions. I’m trying to hit as many as I can, especially talks on interesting and upcoming technologies that are improving deployments …

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Docker MySQL Replication 101
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In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the basics regarding Docker MySQL replication. Docker has gained widespread popularity in recent years as a lightweight alternative to virtualization. It is ideal for building virtual development and …

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Measuring Docker IO overhead

This will be another post on using Percona Server via a Docker image. I want to follow up on my previous post regarding CPU/Network overhead in Docker “Measuring Percona Server Docker CPU/network overhead” by measuring  if there is …

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Measuring Percona Server Docker CPU/network overhead

Now that we have our Percona Server Docker images, I wanted to measure the performance overhead when we run the database in the container. Since Docker promises to use a lightweight container, in theory there should be very light overhead. …

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Experimental Percona Docker images for Percona Server

Docker is incredibly popular tool for deploying software, so we decided to provide a Percona Docker image for both Percona Server MySQL and Percona Server for MongoDB. We want to create an easy way to try …

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Containing your logical backups: mydumper in docker

Even with software like Percona Xtrabackup, logical backups remain an important component of a thorough backup strategy. To gather a logical backup in a timely fashion we rely on a tool called mydumper. In the Percona Managed Services …

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Using Cgroups to Limit MySQL and MongoDB memory usage

Quite often, especially for benchmarks, I am trying to limit available memory for a database server (usually for MySQL, but recently for MongoDB also). This is usually needed to test database performance in scenarios with …

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Playing with Percona XtraDB Cluster in Docker

Like any good, thus lazy, engineer I don’t like to start things manually. Creating directories, configuration files, specify paths, ports via command line is too boring. I wrote already how I survive in case when …

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How to setup Docker for Percona ClusterControl and add existing Percona XtraDB Cluster

In my previous post I showed you how to setup Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 on Docker. This time I will show you how to setup Percona ClusterControl and add the existing Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 …

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Installing Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 with the Docker open-source engine

In my previous post, I blogged about using Percona Server with Docker and have shown you how fast and easy it was to create a virtual environment with just a few commands. This time I …

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