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Percona XtraBackup 2.3.8 is Now Available

 | April 18, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona XtraBackup

Percona XtraBackup

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.3.8 on April 18, 2017. Downloads are available from our download site or Percona Software Repositories. Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered free as an open […]

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Performance Evaluation of SST Data Transfer: With Encryption (Part 2)

 | March 30, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster

SST Data Transfer

In this blog post, we’ll look at the performance of SST data transfer using encryption. In my previous post, we reviewed SST data transfer in an unsecured environment. Now let’s take a closer look at a setup with encrypted network connections between the donor and joiner nodes. The base setup is the same as the previous […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.6 is Now Available

 | February 22, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona XtraBackup

Percona announces the GA release of Percona XtraBackup 2.4.6 on February 22, 2017. You can download it from our download site and apt and yum repositories. Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered free […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.3.7 is Now Available

 | February 22, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona XtraBackup 2.3.5

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.3.7 on February 22, 2017. Downloads are available from our download site or Percona Software Repositories. Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered free as an open […]

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Overview of Different MySQL Replication Solutions

 | February 7, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Replication, Solutions Engineering

MySQL Replication

In this blog post, I will review some of the MySQL replication concepts that are part of the MySQL environment (and Percona Server for MySQL specifically). I will also try to clarify some of the misconceptions people have about replication. Since I’ve been working on the Solution Engineering team, I’ve noticed that – although information […]

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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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How to Replace MySQL with Percona Server on a CPanel, WHM VPS or Dedicated Server

 | January 11, 2017 |  Posted In: Hardware and Storage, MySQL, Percona Server, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit, Percona XtraBackup

Replace MySQL with Percona Server

In this blog post, we’ll look at how to replace MySQL with Percona Server for MySQL on a CPanel, WHM VPS or dedicated server. In general, CPanel and WHM have been leaning towards support of MariaDB over other flavors. This is partly due to the upstream repos replacing the MySQL package with MariaDB (for example, […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.3.6 is now available

 | November 29, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup

Percona XtraBackup

Percona announces the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.3.6 on November 29, 2016. Downloads are available from our download site or Percona Software Repositories. Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered free as an open […]

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Percona Security Advisory CVE-2015-1027

 | May 6, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL, Security

Contents Summary Analysis Mitigating factors P.O.C Acknowledgments Summary During a code audit performed internally at Percona, we discovered a viable information disclosure attack when coupled with a MITM attack in which percona-toolkit and xtrabackup perl components could be coerced into returning additional MySQL configuration information. The vulnerability has since been closed. Timeline 2014-12-16 Initial research, […]

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