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Percona eBooks are collections of the most helpful and insightful posts from the Percona Performance Blog by our technology experts from the Percona Support, Consulting, and Managed Services teams. They cover topics such as DBA best practices related to database performance and troubleshooting, as well MySQL, NoSQL, cloud and polyglot deployments. All Percona eBooks are available for free download.



  Dec 27, 2016   Alexander Rubin, Peter Zaitsev

Download section three of our newest eBook, “Practical MySQL Performance Optimization,” by Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev and Principal Consultant Alexander Rubin. The content in this eBook will enable you to troubleshoot and optimize your own database...

  Mar 31, 2016   Alexander Rubin, Peter Zaitsev

Download section two of our newest eBook, “Practical MySQL Performance Optimization,” by Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev and Principal Consultant Alexander Rubin. The content in this eBook will enable you to troubleshoot and optimize your own database...

  Nov 17, 2015   Alexander Rubin, Peter Zaitsev

A hands-on, business-case-driven guide to understanding MySQL query parameter tuning and database performance optimization. With the increasing importance of applications and networks in both business and personal interconnections, performance has...

  Dec 17, 2014   Aurimas Mikalauskas, Stephane Combaudon, Alexander Rubin

The Percona eBook "MySQL Performance Tuning" (vol. 1) walks DBAs through the top 10 MySQL settings to tune after installation of your server. Subsequent chapters introduce techniques for advanced MySQL query tuning, share Linux performance tuning tips...

  Nov 14, 2014   Tushar Katarki, Jervin Real, Vadim Tkachenko, Peter Zaitsev

In this Percona eBook, the first in a series on MySQL backups, Jervin Real elaborates on encrypted and incremental MySQL backups with Percona XtraBackup; Tushar Katarki details backup and restore of MySQL to OpenStack Swift; Vadim Tkachenko offers...

  Nov 4, 2014   Jervin Real

In this Percona eBook, the first in a series on MySQL High Availability, senior MySQL consultant Jervin Real introduces mysqlnd_ms with a simple HA solution using asynchronous MySQL replication. He then demonstrates how to leverage an all-primary...

  Oct 21, 2014   Dimitri Vanoverbeke, Stephane Combaudon, Tushar Katarki, Tim Sharp, Terry Erisman

OpenStack, the fastest-growing open cloud platform, is a highly scalable operating system for public and private clouds and is winning the support of service providers and organizations of all sizes. Trove is the "Database as a Service" (DBaaS) for...

  Oct 9, 2014   David Busby, Ernest Souhrada, Peter Zaitsev

MySQL security is more important today than ever. In this Percona eBook, we'll examine MySQL 5.6 security vs ease of use, why it's important to review your current database security measures - along with real-world best practices and advice.

  Sep 22, 2014   Aurimas Mikalauskas, Stephane Combaudon, Muhammad Irfan

MySQL's built-in replication is the foundation for building large, high-performance applications on top of MySQL using the "scale-out" architecture. MySQL replication enables DBAs to configure one or more server as replicas of another server - keeping...

  Jul 14, 2014   Fernando Ipar, Martin Arrieta

MySQL Fabric is an integrated framework for managing farms of MySQL servers with support for both high-availability and sharding. This Percona eBook examines using it to manage MySQL server farms and also looks at High Availability with MySQL Fabric....

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