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Resource Usage Improvements in Percona Monitoring and Management 1.13

 | August 7, 2018 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Insight for DBAs, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, PMM

PMM 1-13 reduction CPU usage by 5x

In Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.13 we have adopted Prometheus 2, and with this comes a dramatic improvement in resource usage, along with performance improvements! What does it mean for you? This means you can have a significantly larger number of servers and database instances monitored by the same PMM installation. Or you can […]

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Saving With MyRocks in The Cloud

 | August 1, 2018 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MyRocks, MySQL, open source databases

The main focus of a previous blog post was the performance of MyRocks when using fast SSD devices. However, I figured that MyRocks would be beneficial for use in cloud workloads, where storage is either slow or expensive. In that earlier post, we demonstrated the benefits of MyRocks, especially for heavy IO workloads. Meanwhile, Mark wrote in […]

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Webinar Tues 19/6: MySQL: Scaling and High Availability – Production Experience from the Last Decade(s)

 | June 18, 2018 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, open source databases, Technical Webinars

scale high availability

Please join Percona’s CEO, Peter Zaitsev as he presents MySQL: Scaling and High Availability – Production Experience Over the Last Decade(s) on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   Percona is known as the MySQL performance experts. With over 4,000 customers, we’ve studied, mastered and […]

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Webinar Wednesday, May 9, 2018: MySQL Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

 | May 7, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Percona Monitoring and Management, Technical Webinars

MySQL Troubleshooting

Please join Percona’s CEO, Peter Zaitsev as he presents MySQL Troubleshooting and Performance Optimization with PMM on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4). Optimizing MySQL performance and troubleshooting MySQL problems are two of the most critical and challenging tasks for MySQL DBAs. The databases powering your applications […]

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MySQL Query Performance: Not Just Indexes

 | January 30, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

MySQL Query Performance

In this blog post, I’ll look at whether optimizing indexing is always the key to improving MySQL query performance (spoiler, it isn’t). As we look at MySQL query performance, our first concern is often whether a query is using the right indexes to retrieve the data. This is based on the assumption that finding the data is […]

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Webinar Thursday, January 25, 2018: Troubleshooting MySQL Crashes

and  | January 24, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, open source databases, Technical Webinars

MySQL Crashes

Please join Percona’s Principal Support Engineer, Sveta Smirnova, as she presents Troubleshooting MySQL Crashes on January 25, 2018, at 10:00 am PST (UTC -8) / 1:00 pm EST (UTC -5). Register Now   This webinar is for every MySQL user! In this talk, I won’t focus on how to analyze core files, read the source […]

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Does the Meltdown Fix Affect Performance for MySQL on Bare Metal?

and  | January 18, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Security

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In this blog post, we’ll look at does the Meltdown fix affect performance for MySQL on bare metal servers. Since the news about the Meltdown bug, there were a lot of reports on the performance hit from proposed fixes. We have looked at how the fix affects MySQL (Percona Server for MySQL) under a sysbench workload. […]

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