Nov 11, 2020

Google Cloud Platform: MySQL at Scale with Reliable HA

Google Cloud Platform (GCP), with it’s CloudSQL offering, has become a leading platform for database-as-a-service workload deployments for many organizations. Scale and High Availability have surfaced as primary goals for many of these deployments. Unfortunately, the attainment of these objectives has been challenging. Often, the answer has been to simply add more CloudSQL databases. Many, however, have found a better solution in Percona’s...

CloudMySQLHigh Availability

Nov 3, 2020

Best Practice in Design and Implementing MySQL Geographic Distributed, High Availability Solutions - PLO October 2020

Nowadays implementing different grades of business continuity for the data layer storage is a common requirement.

When designing architectures that include MySQL as a data layer, we have different options to cover the required target. Nevertheless we still see a lot of confusion when in the need to properly cover concepts such as HighAvailability and Disaster Recovery. Confusion that often leads to improper architecture design...

MySQLHigh Availability

Nov 3, 2020

The State of ProxySQL, 2020 Edition

The State of ProxySQL, 2020 Edition

High AvailabilityOperations

Oct 29, 2020

Disaster Recovery and High Availability: The Concepts, The Mistakes, and How To Properly Plan For Failure

Any good system must be built to expect the unexpected. None are perfect and at some point something WILL happen to render the system non-operational causing failure.

Join Dimitiri Vanoverbeke, Percona Engineer, as he discusses the concepts of High Availability, Disaster Recovery, common missteps that happen along the way and how to ultimately prepare for failure.

High AvailabilityOperations

Jul 27, 2020

Multi-Primary Replication Solutions for PostgreSQL

Join Ibrar Ahmed, Sr. Software Engineer, Percona, as he discusses the concept of multi-primary replication and elaborates on the well-known multi-master replication available.
Scalability can be achieved horizontally or vertically. Vertical scalability means adding more resources/hardware to existing nodes to enhance the capability of the database to store and process more data, for example, adding a new process, memory, or disk to an...

PostgreSQLHigh AvailabilityPerformance Optimization

May 25, 2020

How Safe is Asynchronous Master-Master Setup in MySQL?

It is common knowledge that built-in asynchronous master-master (active-active) replication is not safe. I remember times when the official MySQL User Reference Manual stated that such an installation is not recommended for production use. Some experts repeat this claim even now.

While this statement is generally true, I worked with thousands of shops that successfully avoided asynchronous replication limitations in active-active...

MySQLOperationsHigh Availability

May 20, 2020

18 Things To Do When You Have a MySQL Bottleneck

Peter Zaitsev, Founder and CEO at Percona, presents a webinar focused on dealing with an unexpected high traffic event as it is happening. He'll address the impact a traffic spike can have on your database - from poor query response time to replication lag issues - and provide actionable tips and tricks. Join us and learn how to bring your database under control, earn performance gains and delight your customers!

MySQLHigh AvailabilityPerformance Optimization

Apr 17, 2020

Virtual Round Table with Percona

Join us April 15 for an hour-long roundtable with Peter Zaitsev, CEO and Matt Yonkovit, CXO of Percona.

Peter and Matt will be answering your questions, and exploring topics that are top of mind with the recent COVID-19 outbreak:


  • Is your business experiencing a slowdown? Matt will share five easy ways your company can cut costs quickly — without reducing staff.
  • Or, perhaps...

MySQLHigh Availability

Jun 17, 2019

HA PostgreSQL on Kubernetes by Demo

Josh Berkus (Red Hat) delivers the talk, "HA PostgreSQL on Kubernetes by Demo", on DAY 1 of the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2019, 5/29, at Austin, TX.

You can have fully automated high availability PostgreSQL on your Kubernetes cluster ... today. The Patroni system for automating PostgreSQL deployment, failover, and migration is ready to use and in production in several places. In this live demo session, we will...

Percona Live SessionsPostgreSQLHigh AvailabilityMigration

Jun 17, 2019

High Availability and Automatic Failover in PostgreSQL on Kubernetes, On premise and Cloud

Avinash Vallarapu (Percona) delivers the talk, "High Availability and Automatic Failover in PostgreSQL on Kubernetes, On-premise and Cloud", on DAY 2 of the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2019, 5/30, at Austin, TX.

PostgreSQL is an advanced open source database that is completely community driven. Continuous development and performance improvements, while maintaining a secondary focus on Oracle compatibility, gave...

Percona Live SessionsPostgreSQLHigh Availability