Tag - Monitoring

Webinar Wednesday, May 9, 2018: MySQL Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

MySQL Troubleshooting

Please join Percona’s CEO, Peter Zaitsev as he presents MySQL Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization with PMM on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4).
Optimizing MySQL performance and troubleshooting MySQL problems are two of the most critical and challenging tasks for MySQL DBAs. The databases powering your applications […]

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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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Catching Slow and Frequent Queries with ProxySQL

Slow and Frequent Queries with ProxySQL

In this blog post,  I’ll look at how to catch slow and frequent queries with ProxySQL.
More and more people are using ProxySQL because it is a great tool and it can help DBAs a lot. But many people do not realize that it is more powerful than it looks. It has many features and possibilities. […]

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Amazon Aurora MySQL Monitoring with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

Amazon Aurora MySQL Monitoring small

In this blog post, we’ll review additional Amazon Aurora MySQL monitoring capabilities we’ve added in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.7.0. You can see them in action in the MySQL Amazon Aurora Metrics dashboard.
Amazon Aurora MySQL Transaction Commits
This graph looks at the number of commits the Amazon Aurora engine performed, as well as the average […]

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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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Announcing Experimental Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Functionality via Percona Labs

Percona Monitoring and Management

In this blog post, we’ll introduce how you can look at some experimental Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) features using Percona Labs builds on GitHub.
Note: PerconaLabs and Percona-QA are open source GitHub repositories for unofficial scripts and tools created by Percona staff. While not covered by Percona support or services agreements, these handy utilities […]

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Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.8 Release Is Now Available

Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.7

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring Plugins 1.1.8.
Changelog

Add MySQL 5.7 support
Changed a canary check to use timestamp.now() and return a timedelta.seconds
Remove an additional condition for the Dictionary memory allocated
Fixed a false-positive problem when the calculated delay was less than 0 and the -m was not set.
Fixed the problem where slaves would alert due to deadlocks […]

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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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Webinar January 18, 2018: MySQL Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Part 2

Percona Monitoring and Management

Join Percona’s Product Manager Michael Coburn as he presents MySQL Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Part 2 on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST (UTC-8).
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Tags: Percona Monitoring and Management, PMM, Monitoring, MySQL, Performance, Optimization, DBA, SysAdmin, DevOps
Experience Level: Expert
Optimizing MySQL performance and […]

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JSON Output of the pmm-admin list Command

In this blog post, we’ll look at Percona Monitoring and Management’s pmm-admin list command.
The pmm-admin list command shows all monitoring services you have added using the pmm-admin add command. Starting with version 1.4.0, Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) also lists external monitoring services when you run pmm-admin list, i.e., those services that monitor the backends not supported out of the box (such as PostgreSQL databases).
In […]

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