Tag - Ubuntu

Platform End of Support Announcement for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

EOL Ubuntu 16.04

The End Of Support date for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is coming soon. According to the Ubuntu Release Life Cycle, it will be at the end of April 2021. With this announcement comes some implications to support for Percona software running on these operating systems.
So we will no longer be producing new packages and binary […]

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AMD EPYC Performance Testing… or Don’t get on the wrong side of SystemD

Ubuntu 16 AMD EPYC

Ever since AMD released their EPYC CPU for servers I wanted to test it, but I did not have the opportunity until recently, when Packet.net started offering bare metal servers for a reasonable price. So I started a couple of instances to test Percona Server for MySQL under this CPU. In this benchmark, I discovered […]

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Update on Percona Platform Lifecycle for Ubuntu “Stable” Versions

Percona Platform Lifecycle

This blog post highlights changes to the Percona Platform Lifecycle for Ubuntu “Stable” Versions.
We have recently made some changes to our Percona Platform and Software Lifecycle policy in an effort to more strongly align with upstream Linux distributions. As part of this, we’ve set our timeframe for providing supported builds for Ubuntu “Stable” (non-LTS) releases to nine […]

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Platform End of Life (EOL) Announcement for RHEL 5 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

End of Life

Upstream platform vendors have announced the general end of life (EOL) for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5) and its derivatives, as well as Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. With this announcement comes some implications to support for Percona software running on these operating systems.
RHEL 5 was EOL as of March 31st, 2017 and […]

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Update the Signing Key for Percona Debian and Ubuntu Packages

signing key for Percona Debian and Ubuntu

In this blog post, we’ll explain how to update the signing key for Percona Debian and Ubuntu packages.
Some of the users might have already noticed the following warning on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus):
W: http://repo.percona.com/apt/dists/xenial/InRelease: Signature by key 430BDF5C56E7C94E848EE60C1C4CBDCDCD2EFD2A uses weak digest algorithm (SHA1)
when running apt-get update.
Percona .deb packages are signed with a key that uses […]

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