Tag - mysql-and-variants

Percona Audit Log Plugin and the Percona Monitoring and Management Security Threat Tool

Percona Audit Log Plugin

The Security Threat Tool has been available since Percona Monitoring and Management 2.6.0 (PMM) and starting from that first release it is proving to be a severely-needed feature. If you’re not familiar with the Security Threat Tool (STT), it helps you to ensure compliance as you have the ability to run checks daily, get […]

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Updates to Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster

Updates to Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster

On July 21, 2020, Percona delivered an updated version of our Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) focused on easing deployment and operations management of a clustered MySQL environment. Included in the Percona Distribution for MySQL, our Operator is based on the best practices for MySQL cluster configuration and setup in Kubernetes. […]

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New MySQL 8.0.21 and Percona XtraBackup 8.0.13 Issues

MySQl Issue

On Monday, July 13, 2020, Oracle released MySQL 8.0.21.  This release contained a few new changes that cause issues with Percona XtraBackup.
First, this release introduced the ability to temporarily disable InnoDB redo logging (see the work log and documentation).  If you love your data, this feature should ONLY be used to speed up an […]

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Backing Up Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster Databases to Google Cloud Storage

Backing up Percona XtraDB Google Cloud

The Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster can send backups to Amazon S3 or S3-compatible storage. And every now and then at Support, we are asked how to send backups to Google Cloud Storage.
Google Cloud Storage offers an “interoperability mode” which is S3-compatible. However, there are a few details to take care of […]

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MariaDB S3 Engine: Implementation and Benchmarking

MariaDB S3 Engine

MariaDB 10.5 has an excellent engine plugin called “S3”. The S3 storage engine is based on the Aria code and the main feature is that you can directly move your table from a local device to S3 using ALTER. Still, your data is accessible from MariaDB client using the standard SQL commands. This is […]

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