Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.2.2-beta1 on May 8th 2014. Downloads are available from our download site here. This BETA release, will be available in our Debian experimental and CentOS testing[Read more...]
The new Percona Server 5.5.37-35.0 and Percona Server 5.6.17-65.0-56, announced yesterday (May 6), both include the open source version of the MySQL Audit Plugin. The MySQL Audit Plugin is used to log all queries or connections (“audit” MySQL usage). Until yesterday’s release, the MySQL Audit Plugin was only available in[Read more...]
This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.1 series. Percona XtraBackup is an open source, free MySQL hot backup software that performs non-blocking backups for InnoDB and XtraDB databases.[Read more...]
Tools for MySQL are a vital part of any deployment, so it’s important to use ones that are reliable and well-designed. Percona Toolkit is a collection of more than 30 command-line tools for MySQL, Percona Server, and MariaDB that can help database administrators automate a variety of database and system tasks. With so many available tools, however, it can be difficult knowing where to start.
For this reason I invite you to join me on Wednesday, May 7 at 10 a.m. Pacific time for a free webinar titled, “[Read more...]
We’ve recently received a number of questions on how to implement incremental MySQL backups alongside encryption with Percona XtraBackup. Some users thought it was not initially possible because with the default
--encryptoptions with XtraBackup, all files will be encrypted, but alas, that is not the case. This is where the option
--extra-lsn-dirbecomes useful, because it allows you to save LSN (Log Sequence Number) information to another directory and exclude it from encryption, allowing you to use the same information needed by incremental backups. Enough talk, let me show you.
Because you would want to usually script your backup and restore procedure, I’d use variables here as well to make you more familiar. First,[Read more...]
I’d like to congratulate Canonical with the new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) Release, it really looks like a great release, and I say it having my own agenda It looks even more great because it comes with a full line of Percona Software.
If you install Ubuntu 14.04 and run
aptitude search you will find:
I am very pleased to announce a new event in conjunction with the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo this year: Open Source Appreciation Day on Monday, March 31st in the Santa Clara Convention Center! We are pleased to announce two separate groups holding events this year under this new umbrella. We are hosting an event called “OpenStack Today” for those interested in learning more about developments in the OpenStack world. CentOS is holding the “[Read more...]
Monitoring MySQL and effectively managing it can be challenging. Identifying issues before they grow into performance problems that impact end users can be crucial. Knowing which tools to use, which key metrics to monitor, and how to resolve issues can be enormously important. When considering these facts, we at Percona decided to take steps to provide our Support customers with the tools, alerts, and advice they need to have higher performing, more secure, and easier to manage MySQL deployments.
I am pleased to announce that Percona now provides our Gold and Platinum Percona Support for MySQL customers with the enterprise grade tools and advice they need for better performance, fewer database issues, and effective monitoring of[Read more...]