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November 24, 2020

Monitoring Percona XtraDB Cluster – Key Metrics

Percona XtraDB Cluster is a very well known high availability solution in MySQL world. It is based on Galera Cluster and it does provide virtually synchronous replication across multiple nodes. As with every database, it...

November 18, 2020

Comparing the Features of Percona Monitoring & Management (PMM) to ClusterControl Database Monitoring

You may have heard about Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM), a solution from Percona that is focused on the monitoring of open source databases. It is a quite popular and free solution that provides access...

November 17, 2020

Monitoring Percona Server for MySQL – Key Metrics

In this blog post, we are going to look into some key metrics and status when monitoring a Percona Server for MySQL to help us fine-tune the MySQL server configuration for a long run. Just...

November 16, 2020

Using the pt-pg-summary Percona Toolkit for PostgreSQL

The Percona Toolkit is a powerful, free, and open-source product developed by Percona. It is a collection of command-line tools that allow you to perform different MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, and system tasks that, in general,...

November 3, 2020

Monitoring Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL – Key Metrics

Monitoring is the base to know if your systems are working properly, and it allows you to fix or prevent any issue before affecting your business. Even in a robust technology like PostgreSQL, monitoring is...

October 30, 2020

Using the Percona Audit Log Plugin for Database Security

Why Do You Need To Use an Audit Plugin For Your Database? Auditing in a database doesn't deviate from its meaning as it shares the same connotation i.e. to inspect, examine, and evaluate for such...

September 24, 2020

Understanding the HAProxy Statistics for MySQL & PostgreSQL

Having a Load Balancer is always a good option to improve your database environment. It can help you on redirect applications to available database nodes, distribute the traffic across multiple servers to improve performance, or...

September 23, 2020

MaxScale Basic Management Using MaxCtrl for MariaDB Cluster – Part Two

In the previous blog post, we have covered 4 basic management components using the MaxCtrl command-line client. In this blog post, we are going to cover the remaining part of the MaxScale components which are...

September 8, 2020

Tips for Managing & Monitoring Your Moodle Database

No matter what kind of application/system you are running, you will always need to manage and monitor your databases. Even in a small project, you want to be sure everything is going fine or if...

July 28, 2020

Tips for Monitoring MariaDB Replication with ClusterControl

MariaDB replication is one of the most popular high availability solutions for MariaDB and widely used by top companies like and Google. It is very easy to set up, with some trade-offs on the...

July 22, 2020

Tips for Monitoring MariaDB Cluster

In previous blog posts, we have covered topics for Monitoring Your Galera Cluster whether it's MySQL or MariaDB. Although the technology versions don't differ much, MariaDB Cluster has some major changes since version 10.4.2. In...

July 21, 2020

MaxScale Basic Management Using MaxCtrl for MariaDB Cluster

In the previous blog post, we have covered some introductions to MaxScale installation, upgrade, and deployment using MaxCtrl command-line client. In this blog post, we are going to cover the MaxScale management aspects for our...

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