Tag - mysql-and-variants

Achieving Consistent Read and High Availability with Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0

High Availability with Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0

In real life, there are frequent cases where getting a running application to work correctly is strongly dependent on consistent write/read operations. This is no issue when using a single data node as a provider, but it becomes more concerning and challenging when adding additional nodes for high availability and/or read scaling. 
In the MySQL […]

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Analyzing MySQL with strace

Analyzing MySQL with strace

In this blog post, we will briefly explore the OS tool strace. It is not widely used due to its performance impacts, and we don’t recommend using it in production. Still, it is amazing at helping you understand some things that happen in MySQL, where the OS is involved, and as a last case […]

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MySQL 101: Parameters to Tune for MySQL Performance

Parameters to Tune for MySQL Performance

While there is no magic bullet for MySQL tuning, there are a few areas that can be focused on upfront that can dramatically improve the performance of your MySQL installation. While much information has been published on this topic over the years, I wanted to break down some of the more critical settings that […]

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Percona Server for MySQL Highlights – Extended Slow Query Logging

mysql extended slow query logging

Last year, I made the first post in a small series, which aimed to highlight unique features of Percona Server for MySQL, by discussing binlog_space_limit option.
Today, I am going to discuss another important type of log available in MySQL that is enhanced in Percona Server for MySQL – the slow query log. The reason […]

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Security Threat Tool Design in Percona Monitoring and Management

Security Threat Tool Percona Monitoring and Management

Security Threat Tool (STT) is the new Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) feature. It provides the ability to run automated security checks across all of your databases and detect potential security problems. For example: empty or default passwords, weak security settings, outdated database versions, misconfiguration, but also more complex and tricky issues.

Security checks developed […]

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