Thu.Jun 13, 2024

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Implementing SLAs, SLOs, and SLIs: A Practical Guide for SREs


In today’s Information Technology (IT) digital transformation world, many applications are getting hosted in cloud environments every day. Monitoring and maintaining these applications daily is very challenging and we need proper metrics in place to measure and take action. This is where the importance of implementing SLAs, SLOs, and SLIs comes into the picture and it helps in effective monitoring and maintaining the system performance.

Metrics 264
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Sakila, Where Are You Going?


At Percona, we monitor our users’ needs and try to accommodate them. One aspect we monitor is the MySQL version distribution/utilization. Observing that, we identified a very interesting trend: the lack of migration from 5.7 to 8.x, or better yet, the need of many to remain on 5.7.


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Fine-Tuning Performance, Resolving Common Issues in FinTech Application With MySQL


Relational Databases are the bedrock of any FinTech application, especially for OLTP (Online transaction Processing). This foundational component in any application architecture usually poses challenges around scaling as the business expands rapidly. So, it is imperative that all database activities are monitored closely in the production environment and issues like long-running queries are tracked and resolved.

FinTech 262
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Let's take a look at Percona Everest 1.0.0 RC

Percona Community

Hi, the Percona Everest 1.0.0-rc1 release was published on GitHub. Percona Everest is the first open source cloud-native platform for provisioning and managing PostgreSQL, MongoDB and MySQL database clusters. I want to tell you how to install it so you can try it out. RC builds aren’t meant for the general public; we don’t support upgrading from RC to stable versions.

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Effortless Credential Management in Azure: The Power of Managed Identities


Azure Entra Id , formerly Azure Active Directory is a comprehensive Identity and Access Management offering from Microsoft. While it encompasses many functionalities, the article will focus on Managed Identities. Why Managed Identities? Initially, Azure resources were accessed using connecting strings--keys tied to specific resources. For instance, for a storage account named "Foo", its connection string might be "Bar".

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