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Great Metrics Graphs: Percona Monitoring and Management vs. gnuplot

 | February 28, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Percona Monitoring and Management vs. gnuplot

In this blog post, we’ll checkout Percona Monitoring and Management vs. gnuplot when it comes to creating great metrics graphs. gnuplot is great, but PMM might provide graphs that are easier to read. Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is our free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL®, MariaDB® and MongoDB® performance, and is […]

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ProxySQL 1.4.5 and Updated proxysql-admin Tool Now in the Percona Repository

 | February 15, 2018 |  Posted In: Percona Server for MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

ProxySQL 1.4.9

ProxySQL 1.4.5, released by ProxySQL, is now available for download in the Percona Repository along with an updated version of Percona’s proxysql-admin tool. ProxySQL is a high-performance proxy, currently for MySQL and its forks (like Percona Server for MySQL and MariaDB). It acts as an intermediary for client requests seeking resources from the database. René Cannaò created […]

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ProxySQL Query Cache: What It Is, How It Works

 | February 7, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, ProxySQL

ProxySQL query cache

In this blog post, I’ll present the ProxySQL query cache functionality. This is a query caching mechanism on top of ProxySQL. As there are already many how-tos regarding the ProxySQL prerequisites and installation process, we are going to skip these steps. For those who are already familiar with ProxySQL query cache configuration, let’s go directly […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.20-29.24 Is Now Available

 | January 26, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, High-availability, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.20-29.24 (PXC) on January 26, 2018. Binaries are available from the downloads section or our software repositories. NOTE: Due to new package dependency, Ubuntu/Debian users should use apt-get dist-upgrade, apt upgrade, or apt-get install percona-xtradb-cluster-57 to upgrade. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.20-29.24 is now the current release, based […]

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ProxySQL 1.4.4 and Updated proxysql-admin Tool Now in the Percona Repository

 | January 18, 2018 |  Posted In: Percona Server for MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, ProxySQL

ProxySQL 1.4.9

ProxySQL 1.4.4, released by ProxySQL, is now available for download in the Percona Repository along with an updated version of Percona’s proxysql-admin tool. ProxySQL is a high-performance proxy, currently for MySQL and its forks (like Percona Server for MySQL and MariaDB). It acts as an intermediary for client requests seeking resources from the database. René Cannaò created […]

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ProxySQL Firewalling

 | January 15, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, ProxySQL, Security

ProxySQL Firewalling

In this blog post, we’ll look at ProxySQL firewalling (how to use ProxySQL as a firewall). Not long ago we had an internal discussion about security, and how to enforce a stricter set of rules to prevent malicious acts and block other undesired queries. ProxySQL came up as a possible tool that could help us in achieving […]

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Generated Columns and ProxySQL Instead of Referenced Tables

 | January 2, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, ProxySQL

Generated Columns

In this post, we’ll look at how to improve queries using generated columns and ProxySQL instead of implementing a referenced table. Developers and architects don’t always have the time or complete information to properly analyze and design a database. That is why we see tables with more fields than needed, or with incorrect types. The […]

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Percona Database Performance Blog Year in Review: Top Blog Posts

 | December 29, 2017 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL

Percona Database Performance Blog

Let’s look at some of the most popular Percona Database Performance Blog posts in 2017. The closing of a year lends itself to looking back. And making lists. With the Percona Database Performance Blog, Percona staff and leadership work hard to provide the open source community with insights, technical support, predictions and metrics around multiple […]

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Webinars on Wednesday November 15, 2017: Proxy Wars and Percona Software Update for Q4

and  | November 14, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, ProxySQL, Technical Webinars

Webinars double bill

Do you need to get to grips with MySQL proxies? Or maybe you could do with discovering the latest developments and plans for Percona’s software? Well, wait no more because … on Wednesday November 15, 2017, we bring you a webinar double bill. Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents “The Proxy Wars […]

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