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The “SHOW PROCESSLIST” command is very famous and very useful for MySQL DBAs. It will help you to understand the ongoing thread activities and their current states. By default, the “show processlist” output details will be collected from the thread manager, and it needs the global mutex. From MySQL 8.0.22, we have an alternative way […]… Read more
By Sri Sakthivel
2021-01-15
Source: Percona
MySQL Select and Sort Status Variables This page is a reboot of the original written 15 years ago in 2005. Back then, I must have been using MySQL 4.1 or 5.0. Today, I am using MySQL 8.0.22. A lot changed in MySQL from 4.1 to 8.0, but it still has the same Select_% and Sort_% status variables which are equally important today in 2021. Let’s examine them in greater detail and with better examples…. Read more
2021-01-14
Source: Hack MySQL
I was once helping one of our customers on how to load MySQL audit logs into a MySQL database and analyze them. But immediately I thought: “Hey, this is not the most efficient solution! MySQL or typical RDBMS, in general, were not really meant to store logs after all.” So, I decided to explore an […]… Read more
By Przemysław Malkowski
2021-01-14
Source: Percona
Are you thinking about deploying MongoDB? Is it the right choice for you? Choosing a database is an important step when designing an application. A wrong choice can have a negative impact on your organization in terms of development and maintenance. Also, the wrong choice can lead to poor performance. Generally speaking, any kind of […]… Read more
By Corrado Pandiani
2021-01-14
Source: Percona
PostgreSQL is one of the leading open-source databases, but, out of the box, the default PostgreSQL configuration is not tuned for any workload. Thus, any system with the least resources can run it. PostgreSQL does not give optimum performance on high permanence machines because it is not using all available resources. PostgreSQL provides a system […]… Read more
By David Quilty
2021-01-14
Source: Percona
Codership is pleased to announce a new Generally Available (GA) release of the multi-master Galera Cluster for MySQL 5.6, 5.7 and 8.0, consisting of MySQL-wsrep 5.6.50 (release notes, download), 5.7.32 (release notes, download) and 8.0.22 (release notes, download) with Galera replication library 3.32 (release notes, download) implementing wsrep API version 25, and Galera replication library […]… Read more
By Sakari Keskitalo
2021-01-14
Source: Galera Cluster
Open edX is a platform for online educational activities. Given the situation the world is in, all such platforms are encountering higher loads and their importance has significantly increased. Those are not just the “helper” platforms but they often become the main way in which educational activities are performed. This leads to the higher requirements regarding the load they can handle or the availability of the platform. Open edX is a complex product that consists of multiple elements. One of them is the MySQL database. In this short blog we would like to discuss how you can improve the high… Read more
By krzysztof
2021-01-13
Source: SeveralNines
What is Edge Edge is a buzzword that, behind the curtain, means moving private or public clouds closer to the end devices. End devices, such as the Internet of Things (from a doorbell to a VoIP station), become more complex and require more computational power.  There is a constant growth of connected devices and by […]… Read more
By Sergey Pronin
2021-01-13
Source: Percona
The Percona team provided the community with some excellent content and several new releases in 2020. I wanted to highlight some of your favorites (based on popularity) if you missed them. First up is our most-read blog from last year, which ironically was published before 2020. Ananias Tsalouchidis’s blog on when you should use Aurora […]… Read more
By Matt Yonkovit
2021-01-13
Source: Percona
In this blog, we will review all the backup and restore strategies for MySQL, the cornerstones of any application. There are a few options, depending on your topology, MySQL versions, etc. And based on that, there are some questions we need to ask ourselves to make sure we make the right choices. How many backups […]… Read more
By Walter Garcia
2021-01-12
Source: Percona
Join us as Michael Coburn, Percona Product Manager, discusses two methods to identify and troubleshoot problematic MySQL queries using the RED Method and Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) Query Analytics. He will also highlight specific Dashboards in PMM that visualize the rate, errors, and duration of MySQL events that may be impacting the stability and […]… Read more
By David Quilty
2021-01-12
Source: Percona
This week we officially kick-off the Preview of Database as a Service (DBaaS) in Percona Monitoring and Management. We are still looking for users to test and provide feedback during this year-long program, and we would love you to participate!    Our vision is to deliver a truly open source solution that won’t lock you […]… Read more
By Diana Muina
2021-01-12
Source: Percona
This latest and greatest version of PostgreSQL, version 13, has been here since last summer and continues the tradition of gains in performance, administration, application development, and security enhancements. Of the many new features and enhancements that have been made, some of the more notable ones include: Space savings and performance gains from de-duplication of […]… Read more
By Robert Bernier
2021-01-11
Source: Percona
In this blog, I am going to explain the different ways of electing the PRIMARY node in MySQL group replication. Before MySQL 8.0.2, primary election was based on the member’s UUID, with the lowest UUID elected as the new primary in the event of a failover. From MySQL 8.0.2: We can select the node to […]… Read more
By Sri Sakthivel
2021-01-11
Source: Percona
Table of Contents How to make MariaDB Pull Replication as secure as possible MariaDB Push Replication Pushing data with the FederatedX Storage Engine and Triggers Traffic mirroring with MariaDB MaxScale or ProxySQL How to make MariaDB Pull Replication as secure as possible A normal MariaDB Replication is a Pull Replication. This means that a Slave connects to its Master and gathers or better requests Binary Log information from the Master and applies them in a streaming way. In some set-ups the Slave is located in a less secure network zone and the Master is located in a more secure network… Read more
2021-01-11
Source: FromDual