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Monitoring Amazon Aurora with PMM

 | December 28, 2017 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

In this blog, we’ll look at how to monitor Amazon Aurora using Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM). One impact of the growth of web services such as AWS on DBAs is the need to understand and report on database and application resource usage. DBAs have always had to monitor for performance-related usability issues, which may […]

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Three P’s of a Successful Black Friday: Percona, Pepper Media Holding, and PMM

 | December 21, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Remote DBA

Successful Black Friday

As we close out the holiday season, let’s look at some data that tells us how to guarantee a successful Black Friday (from a database perspective). There are certain peak times of the year where companies worldwide hold their breath in the hope that their databases do not become overloaded or unresponsive. A large percentage […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management a Trend Setting Product for 2018

 | December 19, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

DBTA Trend-Setting Products in Data and Information Management for 2018

…but don’t just take our word for it… The online industry news magazine Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) has included Percona Monitoring and Management in its roundup of Trend-Setting Products in Data and Information Management for 2018. “…each year, Database Trends and Applications magazine looks for offerings that promise to help organizations derive greater benefit from their […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.3 Is Now Available

 | December 18, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL

Experimental Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.3. This release contains fixes for bugs found after the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.2, as well as some important fixes and improvements not related to the previous release. Improvements PMM-1874: The read timeout of the proxy server (/prometheus) has been increased from the default of 60 seconds to […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5: QAN in Grafana Interface

 | December 1, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

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In this post, we’ll examine how we’ve improved the GUI layout for Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5 by moving the Query Analytics (QAN) functions into the Grafana interface. For Percona Monitoring and Management users, you might notice that QAN appears a little differently in our 1.5 release. We’ve taken steps to unify the PMM interface […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.1 Is Now Available

 | November 29, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Monitoring and Management

Experimental Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.1. This release contains fixes for bugs found after Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.0 was released. Bug fixes PMM-1771: When upgrading PMM to 1.5.0 using Docker commands, PMM System Summary, PMM Add Instance, PMM Query Analytics dashboards were not available. PMM-1761: The PMM Query Analytics dashboard did not display the list of hosts correctly. PMM-1769: It was possible to add an Amazon […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.0 Is Now Available

 | November 28, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Monitoring and Management

Experimental Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.5.0 on November 28, 2017. This release focuses on the following features: Enhanced support for MySQL on Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora – Dedicated Amazon Aurora dashboard offers maximum visibility into key database characteristics, eliminating the need for additional monitoring nodes.  We renamed Amazon RDS OS Metrics to […]

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MySQL and Linux Context Switches

 | November 9, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL

Context Switches

In this blog post, I’ll look at MySQL and Linux context switches and what is the normal number per second for a database environment. You might have heard many times about the importance of looking at the number of context switches to indicate if MySQL is suffering from the internal contention issues. I often get […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.4.1 Is Now Available

 | November 2, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Monitoring and Management

Experimental Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.4.1 on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017. This release contains fixes to bugs found after Percona Monitoring and Management 1.4.0 was released. It also introduces two important improvements. We replaced the btrfs file system with XFS in AMI and OVF images, and the Prometheus dashboard has been enhanced to offer more information. For install and upgrade instructions, […]

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