Tag - Metrics

Monitoring S.M.A.R.T. Metrics with Prometheus and PMM

visualized using Grafana

In his excellent blog post, Pavel Trukhanov showed the value of S.M.A.R.T. metric collections, so I wondered how hard would it be to enable their collection in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)
A quick search led me to the  text_collector plugin SmartMon, which can be easily integrated with any Prometheus Installation
For PMM, Vadim Yalovets recently showed how […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management for MongoDB: Basic Graphs for a Good System Overview

Percona Monitoring and Management for MongoDB

In this blog post, we will discuss how to use Percona Monitoring and Management for MongoDB monitoring, and how to get some key graphs to monitor your MongoDB database.
All production environments need metrics and historical data for easy and fast comparison of performance, throughput in the time.
Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) can help your […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.8.0 Is Now Available

Percona Monitoring and Management

The latest release of Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.8.0 is available as of February 27, 2018.
Percona Monitoring and Management is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL and MongoDB performance. You can run PMM in your own environment for maximum security and reliability. It provides thorough time-based analysis for MySQL and MongoDB servers to ensure that your data works as efficiently […]

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Understand Your Prometheus Exporters with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

Prometheus Exporters 2 small

In this blog post, I will look at the new dashboards in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) for Prometheus exporters.
Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) uses Prometheus exporters to capture metrics data from the system it monitors. Those Prometheus exporters are an important part of your monitoring infrastructure, and understanding their performance and other operational […]

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Collect PostgreSQL Metrics with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

Collecting PostgreSQL Information using Percona Monitoring and Management

In this article, we’ll describe how to collect PostgreSQL metrics with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM).
We designed Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) to be the best tool for MySQL and MongoDB performance investigation. At the same time, it’s built on mature opensource components: Prometheus’ time series database and Grafana. Starting from PMM 1.4.0. it’s possible to […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.7.0 (PMM) Is Now Available

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.7.0. (PMM ) is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL and MongoDB performance. You can run PMM in your own environment for maximum security and reliability. It provides thorough time-based analysis for MySQL and MongoDB servers to ensure that your data works as […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.6.1 Is Now Available

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.6.1. This release contains fixes to bugs found after Percona Monitoring and Management 1.6.0 was released.

Bug fixes

PMM-1660: QAN for MongoDB would not display data when authentication was enabled.
PMM-1822: In Metrics Monitor, some tag names were incorrect in dashboards.
PMM-1832: After upgrading to 1.5.2, it was not […]

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Webinar Wednesday, January 24, 2018: Differences between MariaDB and MySQL

MariaDB and MySQL

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents Differences Between MariaDB and MySQL on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 7:00 am PST (UTC -8) / 10:00 am EST (UTC -5).
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Tags: MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, DBA, SysAdmin, DevOps
Experience Level: Novice
MariaDB and MySQL. Are they syntactically similar? Where do these two query languages […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.6.0 Is Now Available

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.6.0. In this release, Percona Monitoring and Management Grafana metrics are available in the Advanced Data Exploration dashboard. We’ve improved the integration with MyRocks, and its data is now collected from SHOW GLOBAL STATUS.
The MongoDB Exporter now features two new metrics: mongodb_up to inform if the MongoDB Server is […]

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Troubleshooting Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Metrics

In this blog post, I’ll look at some helpful tips on troubleshooting Percona Monitoring and Management metrics.
With any luck, Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) works for you out of the box. Sometimes, however, things go awry and you see empty or broken graphs instead of dashboards full of insights.

Before we go through troubleshooting steps, let’s talk […]

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