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Some Notable Bugfixes in MySQL 8.0.32
MySQL 8.0.32 came out recently and had some important bugfixes contributed by Perconians. Here is a brief overview of the work done....
March 15, 2023
Using the JSON data type with MySQL 8
If you are a mobile app, frontend, backend, or game developer, you use data types such as string, numeric, or DateTime. You also know that since the advent of non-relational databases (NoSQL) such as ...
March 13, 2023
Backups for MySQL With mysqldump
Basic Usage mysqldump is a client utility that can be used for doing logical backups. It will generate the necessary SQL statements to reproduce the original database....
March 10, 2023
Monitor your databases with Open Source tools like PMM
In this post, we will cover the value of database monitoring and how we can use Open Source tools like PMM Percona Monitoring and Management to monitor and manage databases effectively....
March 6, 2023
How to test code blocks in documentation
As any developer, I don’t like to write documentation. But if I am writing it, I would like to test that what I wrote works. I often found myself copy-pasting something from documentation and trying t...
February 28, 2023
Exploring Databases on Containers with Percona Server for MySQL
In this blog, we will explore databases on containers. We will use Docker as a container engine tool and Percona Server for MySQL as a database administration tool. Both are open source tools....
February 23, 2023
Percona Monitoring and Management 2.35 preview release
Percona Monitoring and Management 2.35 preview release Hello folks! Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 2.35 is now available as a preview release....
February 14, 2023
Nurturing, Motivating and Recognizing Non-Code Contributions
When discussing contributions, we still see a lot of emphasis on the code contributions into project repositories. But the open source world is extensive and diverse, and everyone can find their place...
February 8, 2023
Node metrics available inside of a container
Several people asked me this question: Could we get Node metrics inside of a container?...
February 6, 2023
Binding your application to the database in the Kubernetes cluster
dbaas-operator is Yet Another DBaaS Kubernetes Operator (need to suggest yadbko as a name) that tries to simplify and unify Database Cluster deployments by building a higher abstraction layer on top o...
January 24, 2023
Percona Monitoring and Management 2.34 preview release
Percona Monitoring and Management 2.34 preview release Hello folks! Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 2.34 is now available as a preview release....
January 17, 2023
Setting Up PMM For Monitoring Your Databases on Windows
Before deploying Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) in production, you might want to test it or set up a development instance locally. Since many developers and DBAs have Windows desktops, I want...
January 16, 2023
How To Generate Test Data for Your Database Project With Python
If you need test data for the database of your project, you can get a dataset from Kaggle or use a data generator. In the first case, if you need to process the data before inserting it into the datab...
January 9, 2023
Automating Percona's XtraBackup
Percona’s XtraBackup is a beautiful tool that allows for the backup and restoration of MySQL databases....
January 4, 2023