One of the most exciting storage-related features in Kubernetes is Volume snapshot and clone. It allows you to take a snapshot of data volume and later to clone into a new volume, which opens a variety of possibilities like instant backups or testing upgrades. This feature also brings Kubernetes deployments close to cloud providers, […]Read more
The Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster can send backups to Amazon S3 or S3-compatible storage. And every now and then at Support, we are asked how to send backups to Google Cloud Storage.
Google Cloud Storage offers an “interoperability mode” which is S3-compatible. However, there are a few details to take care of […]
While Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure continue to lead the pack, Google Cloud Platform is firmly positioned as a viable alternative for large and small businesses.
Google Cloud is working hard to market its unique benefits, hoping to capture a share of current and future digital transformation projects.
One of their newer innovations is […]
This Week in Data with Colin Charles 40: a Peak at Blockchain, Lots of MariaDB News, then Back on the Road
Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Shortly after the last dispatch, I jetted off for a spot of vacation (which really meant I was checking out the hype behind Blockchain with a database developer lens at the Blockchain Week NYC), and then […]
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