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PMM Alerting with Grafana: Working with Templated Dashboards

 | February 2, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

PMM Alerting

In this blog post, we will look into more intricate details of PMM alerting. More specifically, we’ll look at how to set up alerting based on templated dashboards. Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.0.7 includes Grafana 4.0, which comes with the Alerting feature. Barrett Chambers shared how to enable alerting in general. This blog post looks at […]

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Docker Security Vulnerability CVE-2016-9962

 | January 31, 2017 |  Posted In: Docker, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, PMM, Security

CVE-2016-9962

Docker 1.12.6 was released to address CVE-2016-9962. CVE-2016-9962 is a serious vulnerability with RunC. Quoting the coreos page (linked above): “RunC allowed additional container processes via runc exec to be ptraced by the pid 1 of the container. This allows the main processes of the container, if running as root, to gain access to file-descriptors of these new […]

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Percona Software News and Roadmap Update with CEO Peter Zaitsev: Q1 2017

 | January 27, 2017 |  Posted In: Docker, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona MySQL Consulting, Percona MySQL Support, Percona Software, Percona Support, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, Technical Webinars, XtraDB Cluster

Percona Software News and Roadmap Update

This blog post is a summary of the webinar Percona Software News and Roadmap Update – Q1 2017 given by Peter Zaitsev on January 12, 2017. Over the last few months, I’ve had the opportunity to meet and talk with many of Percona’s customers. I love these meetings, and I always get a bunch of questions […]

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The Impact of Swapping on MySQL Performance

 | January 13, 2017 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, PMM

In this blog, I’ll look at the impact of swapping on MySQL performance.  It’s common sense that when you’re running MySQL (or really any other DBMS) you don’t want to see any I/O in your swap space. Scaling the cache size (using innodb_buffer_pool_size in MySQL’s case) is standard practice to make sure there is enough free […]

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Installing Percona Monitoring and Management on Google Container Engine (Kubernetes)

 | December 21, 2016 |  Posted In: Docker, Percona Monitoring and Management, PMM

This blog discusses installing Percona Monitoring and Management on Google Container Engine. I am working with a client that is on Google Cloud Services (GCS) and wants to use Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM). They liked the idea of using Google Container Engine (GKE) to manage the docker container that pmm-server uses. The regular install […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.7 release

 | December 12, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.7. The Percona Monitoring and Management Server (PMM) is distributed through Docker Hub, PMM Client – through tarball or system packages. The instructions for installing or upgrading PMM are available in the documentation. PMM Server changelog Added new widgets and graphs to “PXC/Galera Graphs” dashboard. Fixed […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.6 is now available

 | November 15, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Software, ProxySQL

Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona announces the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.6 on November 15, 2016. PMM Server is distributed through Docker Hub PMM Client packages are available on the download page The instructions for installing or upgrading Percona Monitoring and Management 1.0.6 are available in the documentation. Detailed release notes are available here. New in PMM Server: Prometheus […]

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Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Information Script

 | November 1, 2016 |  Posted In: InnoDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona Monitoring and Management

This blog post discusses an information script for the Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) tool. In recent news, we announced the fresh-of-the-press Percona Monitoring and Management (or PMM for short) platform. Given the interaction of the different components that together make up PMM, I developed a script that helps provide you information about the status of your PMM installation. You can use this script yourself, or one of our […]

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A Guide to the Percona Monitoring and Management Demo

 | October 19, 2016 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, InnoDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management Demo

As part of the release of Percona Monitoring and Management, we set up an extensive online Percona Monitoring and Management demo at pmmdemo.percona.com. The demo is pretty self-explanatory and easy to explore, but you will probably find it a lot more interesting with some explanation. This post provides some guidance. The PMM demo has a […]

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