Tag - Percona Monitoring and Management

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

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).
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Are you trying to stay on top of your database before things turn ugly? Between metrics […]

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How much disk space should I allocate for Percona Monitoring and Management?

Percona Monitoring and Management

I heard a frequent question at last week’s Percona Live conference regarding Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM): How much disk space should I allocate for PMM Server?
First, let’s review the three components of Percona Monitoring and Management that consume non-negligible disk space:

Prometheus data source for the time series metrics
Query Analytics (QAN) which uses Percona […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.3 is Now Available

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.3 on April 21, 2017.
For installation instructions, see the Deployment Guide.
This release includes several new graphs in dashboards related to InnoDB and MongoDB operation, as well as smaller fixes and improvements.
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New MariaDB Dashboard in Percona Monitoring and Management Metrics Monitor

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In honor of the upcoming MariaDB M17 conference in New York City on April 11-12, we have enhanced Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Metrics Monitor with a new MariaDB Dashboard and multiple new graphs!
The Percona Monitoring and Management MariaDB Dashboard builds on the efforts of the MariaDB development team to instrument the Aria Storage Engine Status Variables related […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.2 is Now Available

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1.2 on April 3, 2017.
For installation instructions, see the Deployment Guide.
This release includes several new dashboards in Metrics Monitor, updated versions of software components used in PMM Server, and a number of small bug fixes. (more…)

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Monitoring Databases: A Product Comparison

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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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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Graphs Explained: Custom MongoDB Graphs and Metrics

Percona Monitoring and Management

This blog post is another in the series on the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. In this blog post, we will cover how to add custom MongoDB graphs to Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) and (for the daring Golang developers out there) how to add custom metrics to PMM’s percona/mongodb_exporter metric exporter.
To get […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Graphs Explained: MongoDB MMAPv1

Percona Monitoring and Management

This blog post is another in the series on the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. In this blog post, I hope to cover some areas to watch with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) when running MMAPv1. The graph examples from this article are from the MMAPv1 dashboard that will be released for the […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Graphs Explained: WiredTiger and Percona Memory Engine

This blog post is another in the series on the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. In this blog, we’ll go over some useful metrics WiredTiger outputs and how we visualize them in Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM).
WiredTiger is the default storage engine for MongoDB since version 3.2. The addition of this full-featured, comprehensive […]

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Installing Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) for the First Time

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This blog post is another in the series on the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. This post is meant to walk a prospective user through the benefits of Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM), how it’s architected and the simple install process. By the end of this post, you should have a good […]

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