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Deep Dive Into PostgreSQL Indexes – Free Course at Percona University Online

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Percona University Online has released its second free course, “A Deep Dive Into PostgreSQL Indexes” by Ibrar Ahmed, Senior Software Engineer at Percona.

Indexes are a basic feature of relational databases. PostgreSQL offers a rich collection of index options for developers and designers. But users need to understand the basic concept of indexes, to be […]

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Percona Live 2018 Featured Talk: Securing Your Data on PostgreSQL with Payal Singh

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Welcome to another interview blog for the rapidly-approaching Percona Live 2018. Each post in this series highlights a Percona Live 2018 featured talk at the conference and gives a short preview of what attendees can expect to learn from the presenter.
This blog post highlights Payal Singh, DBA at OmniTI Computer Consulting Inc. Her talk is […]

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Collect PostgreSQL Metrics with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

Collecting PostgreSQL Information using Percona Monitoring and Management

In this article, we’ll describe how to collect PostgreSQL metrics with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM).
We designed Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) to be the best tool for MySQL and MongoDB performance investigation. At the same time, it’s built on mature opensource components: Prometheus’ time series database and Grafana. Starting from PMM 1.4.0. it’s possible to […]

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Always Verify Examples When Comparing DB Products (PostgreSQL and MySQL)

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In this blog post, I’ll look at a comparison of PostgreSQL and MySQL.
I came across a post from Hans-Juergen Schoenig, a Postgres consultant at Cybertec. In it, he dismissed MySQL and showed Postgres as better. While his post ignores most of the reasons why MySQL is better, I will focus on where his post is less than […]

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