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At Percona Live 2017: Many Technical MariaDB Server Sessions!

 | April 12, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, Percona Live

Percona Live Featured Session

At Percona, we support MariaDB Server (in addition to MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, MongoDB and Percona Server for MongoDB, of course!), and that is reflected in the good, high-quality technical content about MariaDB Server at the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 in Santa Clara. MariaDB is a fork of MySQL, developed and maintained by […]

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Percona Live Webinar Thursday, April 6, 2017: Best Practices Migrating to Open Source Databases

 | April 4, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Live, Technical Webinars

Please join Percona’s CEO and Founder, Peter Zaitsev on April 6th, 2017 at 8:00 am PDT / 11:00 am EDT (UTC-7) as he presents Best Practices Migrating to Open Source Databases. Register Now This is a high-level webinar that covers the history of enterprise open source database use. It addresses both the advantages companies see […]

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New MariaDB Dashboard in Percona Monitoring and Management Metrics Monitor

 | April 3, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server, Percona Software, PMM


In honor of the upcoming MariaDB M17 conference in New York City on April 11-12, we have enhanced Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Metrics Monitor with a new MariaDB Dashboard and multiple new graphs! The Percona Monitoring and Management MariaDB Dashboard builds on the efforts of the MariaDB development team to instrument the Aria Storage Engine Status Variables related […]

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A Look at MariaDB Subquery Cache

 | March 2, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MySQL

MariaDB Subquery Cache

The MariaDB subquery cache feature added in MariaDB 5.3 is not widely known. Let’s see what it is and how it works. What is a subquery cache? The MariaDB subquery cache optimizes the execution of correlated subqueries. Correlated subqueries refer to a value from the parent query. For example:

MariaDB only uses this optimization if […]

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MariaDB at Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017

 | February 16, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Featured Session

UPDATE: Sveta Smirnova will be speaking at M17! Her talk is titled Lessons Learned: Troubleshooting Replication. It covers the similarities and differences between MySQL and MariaDB replication, and how to make the correct configuration choices to avoid problems. In this blog, we’ll look at how we plan to represent MariaDB at Percona Live. The MariaDB Corporation […]

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MariaDB ColumnStore

 | January 30, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, Solutions Engineering

MariaDB ColumnStore

Last month, MariaDB officially released MariaDB ColumnStore, their column store engine for MySQL. This post discusses what it is (and isn’t), why it matters and how you can approach a test of it. What is ColumnStore? ColumnStore is a storage engine that turns traditional MySQL storage concepts on their head. Instead of storing the data […]

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Webinar Thursday, December 8: Virtual Columns in MySQL and MariaDB

 | December 6, 2016 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MySQL, Technical Webinars

Virtual Columns

Please join Federico Razzoli, Consultant at Percona, on Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 8 AM PT / 11 AM ET (UTC – 8) as he presents Virtual Columns in MySQL and MariaDB. MariaDB 5.2 and MySQL 5.7 introduced virtual columns, with different implementations.Their features and limitations are similar, but not identical. The main difference is […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.5 is now available

 | November 29, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

Percona XtraBackup

Percona announces the GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.5 on November 29th, 2016. You can download it from our download site and from apt and yum repositories. Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered […]

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