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How to contribute Dashboards to PMM

 | May 4, 2020 |  Posted In: Entry Level, Information, Intermediate Level, Open Source Databases, Tools

Have you already contributed to Percona’s open-source products or perhaps you wanted to try doing so? I will tell you how to become a contributor to the popular open-source product from Percona in just a few hours. You don’t need any serious developer skills. We earlier explained how to contribute to PMM documentation in our […]

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Deploying Tarantool Cartridge Applications with Zero Effort (Part 2)

 | April 1, 2020 |  Posted In: Open Source Databases, Tools

We have recently talked about how to deploy a Tarantool Cartridge application. However, an application’s life doesn’t end with deployment, so today we will update our application and figure out how to manage topology, sharding, and authorization, and change the role configuration. Feeling interested? Please continue reading under the cut. Where did we leave off? […]

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Deploying Tarantool Cartridge Applications with Zero Effort (Part 1)

 | March 24, 2020 |  Posted In: Open Source Databases, Tools

Tarantool new instances in dashboard

Tarantool is an open-source in-memory DB with a Lua application server on board. It’s best used for apps that require high performance and horizontal scaling. Out of the box we support horizontal scaling via the vshard module. There are quite a few things that you have to keep in mind when you work on your […]

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How To Contribute to PMM Documentation

 | January 28, 2020 |  Posted In: Open Source Databases, Tools

We’d love to see more contributions towards the development and improvement of Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM), one of Percona’s most valued projects. Like all of Percona’s software, PMM is free and open-source. An area where we’d dearly love to see some community provided enhancement is in its documentation. In future blog posts, we’ll provide […]

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Disk of Yesteryear Compared to Today’s SSD Drives

 | January 17, 2020 |  Posted In: MySQL, Open Source Databases, Percona Server for MySQL

In my last blog post I showed you how to get the entire Percona “Stack” up and running on a Raspberry Pi. This time around, I would like to show the impact on performance between using an SSD hard disk and a standard hard disk. Disk performance is a key factor in Percona Server for MySQL […]

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Impact of innodb_file_per_table Option On Crash Recovery Time

 | July 23, 2019 |  Posted In: MySQL, Open Source Databases

Starting at version MySQL5.6+ by default innodb_file_per_table is enabled and all data is stored in separate tablespaces. It provides some advantages. I will highlight some of them: You can reclaim disk space when truncating or dropping a table stored in a file-per-table tablespace. Truncating or dropping tables stored in the shared system tablespace creates free space internally […]

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