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Migrating From MariaDB to Percona Server for MySQL 8: The Security Witchcraft

Hello friends, on certain occasions, some clients, for whatever reason, ask us to migrate a supposedly “equivalent” brand of an engine in terms of belonging to the MySQL family or ecosystem.In this case, we will be analyzing the migration of MariaDB to Percona Server for MySQL 8 in particular. A comment worth clarifying is that, although Percona Server...

Thu Jun 1, 2023 15:45
Disaster Recovery for PostgreSQL on Kubernetes

Disaster recovery is not optional for businesses operating in the digital age. With the ever-increasing reliance on data, system outages or data loss can be catastrophic, causing significant business disruptions and financial losses.With multi-cloud or multi-regional PostgreSQL deployments, the complexity of managing disaster recovery only amplifies....

Mon May 29, 2023 16:03
Updates to Percona Distributions for PostgreSQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Percona XtraBackup: Release Roundup May 29, 2023

Percona is a leading provider of unbiased, performance-first, open source database solutions that allow organizations to easily, securely, and affordably maintain business agility, minimize risks, and stay competitive, free from vendor lock-in.Our Release Roundups showcase the latest Percona software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and...

Mon May 29, 2023 14:24
MySQL Connection Security With Connection Control Plugins

As a database administrator, have you ever been in a situation when your database confronted a brute force attack? A brute force attack can be launched against a user account in MySQL. MySQL replies with success or error based on supplied credentials, and the time required for the verification is almost the same in either case. Hence, an attacker can...

Tue May 16, 2023 17:23
Backup and Restore with MyDumper on Docker

At the end of 2021, I pushed the first Docker image to This was the first official image and since then, we have been improving our testing and packaging procedures based on Docker, CircleCI, and GitHub Actions. However, when I’m coding,  I’m not testing in Docker. But a couple of weeks ago, when I was reviewing an issue, I realized...

Tue May 16, 2023 15:35
MongoDB 4.2 EOL… And Its Implications

Enjoy it while it lasts, as everything has its end.Maricon454688973982390893280398289038302380283’2233’832’23, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia CommonsIt sounded a bit more cryptic than it was planned, but I hope that it gets the attention it needs, as it’s important to know that MongoDB 4.2 in April has reached its End of Life (EOL), and more versions are...

Mon May 15, 2023 17:48

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