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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.20-18 Is Now Available

 | December 14, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, TokuDB

Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.20-18

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.20-18 on December 14, 2017. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository. Based on MySQL 5.7.20, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL […]

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Thoughts on MySQL 8.0.3 RC – The First MySQL 8.0 Release Candidate

 | December 12, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Server for MySQL, Quality Assurance

MySQL 8.0.3 Release Candidate

Percona’s Technical Director of Quality Assurance Roel Van de Paar shares his findings on the quality of MySQL 8.0.3 RC. On 21 September 2017, our upstream friends at Oracle released MySQL 8.0.3 RC as the first MySQL 8.0 Release Candidate. I tested the MySQL 8.0.3 Release Candidate branch with selected Percona bugfixes applied and built […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.10-2.10 Is Now Available

 | November 30, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Software

Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.10-2.10 on November 30, 2017. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, fully compatible, highly-scalable, zero-maintenance downtime database supporting the MongoDB v3.4 protocol and drivers. It extends MongoDB with Percona Memory Engine and MongoRocks storage engine, as well as several enterprise-grade features: External […]

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MySQL vs. MariaDB: Reality Check

 | November 2, 2017 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MySQL

MySQL vs. MariaDB

In this blog, we’ll provide a comparison between MySQL vs. MariaDB (including Percona Server for MySQL). Introduction The goal of this blog post is to evaluate, at a higher level, MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server for MySQL side-by-side to better inform the decision making process. It is largely an unofficial response to published comments from […]

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Pepper Turns to Percona to Ensure a Great Customer Experience at Pepper.com

 | September 27, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Managed Services, Percona MySQL Support, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona XtraBackup


Pepper.com, the world’s largest community deal platform, has selected Percona to manage its open source database performance. Pepper.com’s around-the-clock community seeks and finds the best offers in fashion, electronics, traveling and much more. With 500 million page views, over 25 million users and over 65,000 user-submitted deals per month across communities in America, Europe and […]

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cscope: Searching Code Efficiently

 | September 12, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MySQL


In this post, we will discuss how to search code with the help of cscope. Let’s begin by checking its description and capabilities (quoting directly from http://cscope.sourceforge.net/): Cscope is a developer’s tool for browsing source code. Allows searching code for: all references to a symbol global definitions functions called by a function functions calling a […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles #5: db tech showcase and Percona Live Europe

 | September 8, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Live

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Percona Live Europe 2017 in Dublin Have you registered for Percona Live Europe Dublin? We have announced some awesome keynotes, and our sponsor list is growing (and we’re always looking for more!). There will also be […]

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Webinar Wednesday, September 6, 2017: Percona Roadmap and Software News Update – Q3 2017

 | September 5, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona Monitoring and Management, Technical Webinars

Percona Roadmap

Come and listen to Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 10am PT / 1pm ET (UTC-7) discuss the Percona roadmap, as well as what’s new in Percona open source software. Reserve Your Spot   During this webinar Peter will talk about newly released features in Percona software, show a few quick demos and […]

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