Tag - insight for DBAs

Annotations Provide Context to Timelines in Percona Monitoring and Management

Annotations Percona Monitoring and Management

About the Author – This blog was written as a collaboration with my colleague Jiri Ctvrtka.  Jiri is a senior software developer from Brno, Czech Republic, and has been partnering with Percona for almost a year working on various components of our Percona Platform. He’s been programming in Go since 2015 and Jiri’s got […]

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Introducing the Percona Enterprise Platform

Percona Enterprise Platform

There is an on-going shift within many organizations where the focus placed on application engineers is expanding while at the same time infrastructure teams within the DBA landscape are being trimmed back. The result is application engineers with little to no database experience and DBAs who are completely overwhelmed – both looking for resources […]

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Danger of Changing Default of log_error_verbosity on MySQL/Percona Server for MySQL 5.7

Changing Default of log_error_verbosity mysql

Changing the default value (3) of log_error_verbosity in MySQL/Percona Server for MySQL 5.7 can have a hidden unintended effect! What does log_error_verbosity do exactly? As per the documentation:
“The log_error_verbosity system variable specifies the verbosity for handling events intended for the error log.“
Basically a value of 1 logs only [Errors]; 2 is 1)+[Warnings]; and 3 […]

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5 Things DBAs Should Know Before Deploying MongoDB

Before Deploying MongoDB

MongoDB is one of the most popular databases and is one of the easiest NoSQL databases to set up for a DBA.  Oftentimes, relational DBAs will inherit MongoDB databases without knowing all there is to know about MongoDB.   I encourage you to check out our Percona blogs as we have lots of great […]

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Announcing pg_stat_monitor Tech Preview: Get Better Insights Into Query Performance in PostgreSQL

pg_stat_monitor Better Insights Query Performance in PostgreSQL

I am very passionate about database observability, and I believe query performance observability is the most important insight you can get in your database.  Why? Because if you look from an application developer’s point of view, once a database is provisioned and you can connect to it, responding to your queries promptly and correctly […]

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