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Backing up and Restoring to AWS S3 With Percona Kubernetes Operators

In our last post, we looked into the lifecycle of applications in Kubernetes. We see that Kubernetes doesn’t handle database backups itself. This is where Kubernetes Operators come into action. They add additional functions to Kubernetes, enabling it to set up, configure, and manage complex applications like databases within a Kubernetes environment...

Thu Feb 22, 2024 16:24
Using Percona Backup for MongoDB in Replica Set and Sharding Environment: Part One

Backups are crucial for every database system, and having a reliable, fast, and hot backup is the demand for next-generation database systems. Percona Backup for MongoDB (PBM) is a backup management tool that enhances the existing backup capability of MongoDB by providing various layers of backups such as physical, logical, incremental, PITR, etc.In...

Wed Feb 21, 2024 19:05
Securing Percona Everest with Ingress and Cert-Manager

According to CNCF surveys, security is always among the top concerns for Kubernetes practitioners and platform engineers. Percona Everest — an open source cloud-native database platform –  is now in Alpha stage, but it is important to set it up properly from day 0. In this blog post, we will explain how to run Everest UI […]

Wed Feb 21, 2024 15:58
Exploring the Kubernetes Application Lifecycle With Percona

This post was originally published on the Percona Community blog.If you are in the world of application development, you know that every application has a lifecycle. An application lifecycle refers to the stages that our application goes through, from initial planning, building, deployment, monitoring, and maintenance in different environments where...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 16:48
What is a Cloud-Native Database? Everything You Need to Know

A cloud-native database isn’t just a database that happens to be sitting in the cloud; it’s built from the ground up to harness the full potential of cloud computing. Unlike traditional databases only adapted to operate in the cloud, cloud-native databases are designed to work with the cloud’s distributed architecture to optimize performance, manage...

Thu Feb 15, 2024 16:26
PostgreSQL Column Alignment and Padding – How To Improve Performance With Smarter Table Design

In this blog post, we are going to briefly discuss the reasons why column order matters when creating tables -or relations- in PostgreSQL.AlignmentIn its internal representation of tuples, Postgres will set each column at a position depending on the alignment defined for the data type used (following the same sequential order as the one used […]

Tue Feb 13, 2024 20:20

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