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Connection Queuing in pgBouncer: Is it a Magical Remedy?

Connection Queuing in pgBouncer

Yes, this post is about connection queueing, not just pooling. Because “connection pooling” – pre-created connections as a pool – is a much-celebrated feature. Almost every discussion on connection pool/pgBouncer starts with the overhead of establishing a new connection to PostgreSQL… and how pre-created connections in the pool can save the world.
But there is […]

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Percona Monthly Bug Report: February 2021

Percona Bug report Feb 2021

Here at Percona, we operate on the premise that full-transparency makes a product better. We strive to build the best open-source database products, but also to help you manage any issues that arise in any of the databases that we support. And, in true open-source form, report back on any issues or bugs you […]

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The Most Important Skills for an SRE, DBRE, or DBA

Important Skills for an SRE DBRE or DBA

I have talked extensively about the DBA’s evolving role and how many DBA’s and operations professionals are now becoming SRE’s (site reliability engineers) or DBRE’s (database reliability engineers). Often, databases get blamed as the bottleneck for application slowdowns and issues, so DBAs have had to develop the skills needed to chase problems up and […]

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Bare Systemd Method to Create an XFS Mount

Bare Systemd Method to Create an XFS Mount

For MongoDB data directories only XFS is recommended. The ext4 filesystem isn’t so bad but when there are a very, very high number of random accesses (which WiredTiger can reach) it can hit a bottleneck. To be fair most deployments will never hit this bottleneck, but it does remain an official production recommendation of […]

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Top 5 Features Developers Love About MongoDB

Developers Love About MongoDB

MongoDB is one of the most admired and effortless NoSQL databases to set up. Developers want to spend time building the features for their application, and with MongoDB, developers can build the application quickly while utilizing well-supported infrastructure and high availability with automatic failover.
In this blog post, we will discuss the top five things […]

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