How can we fix a nasty out-of-space issue leveraging the flexibility of Percona Operator for MySQL?
When planning a database deployment, one of the most challenging factors to consider is the amount of space we need to dedicate to data on disk.
This is even more cumbersome when working on bare metal, as it is more difficult to add space when using this kind of solution with respect to the cloud.
When using cloud storage like EBS or similar, it is normally easy(er) to extend volumes, which gives us the luxury to plan the space to allocate for data with a good grade of relaxation.
Is this also true when using a solution based on Kubernetes like Percona Operator for MySQL? Well, it depends on where you run it. However, if the platform you choose supports the option to extend volumes, K8s per se gives you the …[Read more]