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sysbench Histograms: A Helpful Feature Often Overlooked

 | September 20, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, Insight for DBAs, MySQL

Sysbench Histograms

In this blog post, I will demonstrate how to run and use sysbench histograms. One of the features of sysbench that I often I see overlooked (and rarely used) is its ability to produce detailed query response time histograms in addition to computing percentile numbers. Looking at histograms together with throughput or latency over time […]

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Percona Live Europe Featured Talks: Monitoring Open Source Databases with Icinga with Bernd Erk

 | September 14, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe 2017

Welcome to another post in our series of interview blogs for the upcoming Percona Live Europe 2017 in Dublin. This series highlights a number of talks that will be at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter. This blog post is with Bernd Erk, CEO […]

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Percona Live Europe Featured Talks: Visualize Your Data with Grafana Featuring Daniel Lee

 | September 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe 2017

Welcome to another post in our series of interview blogs for the upcoming Percona Live Europe 2017 in Dublin. This series highlights a number of talks that will be at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter. This blog post is with Daniel Lee, a […]

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Updating InnoDB Table Statistics Manually

 | September 11, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL

InnoDB Tables

In this post, we will discuss how to fix cardinality for InnoDB tables manually. As a support engineer, I often see situations when the cardinality of a table is not correct. When InnoDB calculates the cardinality of an index, it does not scan the full table by default. Instead it looks at random pages, as determined […]

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Webinar May 23, 2017: MongoDB Monitoring and Performance for the Savvy DBA

 | May 22, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MongoDB, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MongoDB, Technical Webinars

MongoDB Monitoring

Join Percona’s Senior Technical Services Engineer Bimal Kharel on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, as he presents a webinar on MongoDB monitoring called How to Help Your DBA’s Sleep Better at Night at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT (UTC-7). Register Now Are you trying to stay on top of your database before things turn ugly? Between […]

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From Percona Live 2017: Thank You, Attendees!

 | April 28, 2017 |  Posted In: Big Data, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Docker, InnoDB, MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live

From everyone at Percona and Percona Live 2017, we’d like to send a big thank you to all our sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees at this year’s conference. This year’s conference was an outstanding success! The event brought the open source database community together, with a technical emphasis on the core topics of MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, […]

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Monitoring Databases: A Product Comparison

 | March 16, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Monitoring Plugins

Monitoring Databases PMM small

In this blog post, I will discuss the solutions for monitoring databases (which includes alerting) I have worked with and recommended in the past to my clients. This survey will mostly focus on MySQL solutions.  One of the most common issues I come across when working with clients is monitoring and alerting. Many times, companies […]

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Services Monitoring with Probabilistic Fault Detection

 | March 9, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, JSON, MongoDB, MySQL

Services Monitoring

In this blog post, we’ll discuss services monitoring using probabilistic fault detection. Let’s admit it, the task of monitoring services is one of the most difficult. It is time-consuming, error-prone and difficult to automate. The usual monitoring approach has been pretty straightforward in the last few years: setup a service like Nagios, or pay money to […]

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MongoDB 3.4 Bundle Release: Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4, Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1, Percona Toolkit 3.0 with MongoDB

 | February 20, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Server, Percona Toolkit, PMM

Percona Server for MongoDB

This blog post is the first in a series on our Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. This release includes Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Monitoring and Management, and Percona Toolkit. In this post, we’ll look at the features included in the release. We have a lot of great MongoDB content coming your way […]

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