Tag - Performance

The MySQL Clone Wars: Plugin vs. Percona XtraBackup

MySQL Plugin vs. Percona XtraBackup

Large replication topologies are quite common nowadays, and this kind of architecture often requires a quick method to rebuild a replica from another server.
The Clone Plugin, available since MySQL 8.0.17, is a great feature that allows cloning databases out of the box. It is easy to rebuild a replica or to add new nodes […]

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MongoDB 101: 5 Configuration Options That Impact Performance and How to Set Them

MongoDB configuration options that impact Performance

As with any database platform, MongoDB performance is of paramount importance to keeping your application running quickly.   In this blog post, we’ll show you five configuration options that can impact the performance for your MongoDB Deployment and will help keep your database fast and performing at its peak.
MongoDB Performance Overview
MongoDB performance consists of several […]

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Webinar 8/7: Performance Analyses and Troubleshooting Technologies for Databases

webinar Performance Analyses and Troubleshooting Technologies

Please join Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev as he presents “Performance Analyses and Troubleshooting Technologies for Databases” on Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC-7).
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Have you heard about the USE Method (Utilization – Saturation – Errors), RED (Rate – Errors – Duration) or Golden Signals (Latency – Traffic – Errors – […]

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Measuring Percona Server for MySQL On-Disk Decryption Overhead

benchmark heavy IO percona server for mysql 8 encryption

Percona Server for MySQL 8.0 comes with enterprise grade total data encryption features. However, there is always the question of how much overhead – or performance penalty – comes with the data decryption. As we saw in my networking performance post, SSL under high concurrency might be problematic. Is this the case for data […]

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Resource Usage Improvements in Percona Monitoring and Management 1.13

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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