Jul
19
2021
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New Features in Percona Server for MySQL, Updated Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL: Release Roundup July 19, 2021

Percona Updates July 19 2021

Percona Updates July 19 2021It’s release roundup time again here at Percona!

Our Release Roundups showcase the latest Percona software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software. It offers highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself to download.

Today’s post includes those releases and updates that have come out since July 5, 2021.

 

Percona Distribution for MySQL 8.0.25 (PS-based variant)

On July 13, 2021, Percona Distribution for MySQL 8.0.25 (PS-based variant) was released. It is a single solution with the best and most critical enterprise components from the MySQL open source community, designed and tested to work together. This release is based on Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.25-15.

Download Percona Distribution for MySQL 8.0.25 (PS-based variant)

 

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL

On July 15, 2021, we released updated versions of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL. They include the RPM package for python3-python-etcd for CentOS 7. This package is a Python client for ETCD and is used by Patroni to communicate with ETCD storage.

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.3 Release Notes

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.7 Release Notes

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.12 Release Notes

Download Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL

 

Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.25-15

We released Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.25-15 on July 13, 2021, and includes all the features and bug fixes available in the MySQL 8.0.24 Community Edition and the MySQL 8.0.25 Community Edition in addition to enterprise-grade features developed by Percona. Along with improvements and bug fixes, there are new features in this release, including functionality to expose defined data from procfs for agentless environment, and INPLACE ADD|DROP partitions in MyRocks.

Download Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.25-15

 

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.34.31.51

On Monday, July 19, 2021, Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.34.31.51 was released.  Along with several bug fixes, erroneous documentation on Bootstrapping XtraDBCluster was fixed (Thanks to user Craig Fisher for reporting this issue) and there is now a warning logged at startup if a keyring is specified, but cluster traffic encryption is turned off.

Download Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.34.31.51

ProxySQL 2.1.1 and proxysql-admin

On July 9, 2021, ProxySQL 2.1.1, released by ProxySQL, is now available for download in the Percona repository along with an updated version of Percona’s proxysql-admin tool. Note – An upgrade from ProxySQL v1.x to ProxySQL v2.x requires the user to manually remove the ProxySQL v1.x packages. After that operation, the user can install ProxySQL v2.x.

Download ProxySQL 2.1.1 and proxysql-admin

 

That’s it for this roundup, and be sure to follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the most recent releases! Percona is a leader in providing best-of-breed enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, training, and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, and other open source databases in on-premises and cloud environments.

Jul
05
2021
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Percona Distribution for MongoDB Operator 1.9, Updated Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL: Release Roundup July 5, 2021

Percona Software Release July 5 2021

Percona Software Release July 5 2021It’s release roundup time again here at Percona!

Our Release Roundups showcase the latest Percona software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software. It offers highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself to download. This roundup includes a lot of releases, so be sure to check them all out!

Today’s post includes those releases and updates that have come out since June 21, 2021, including several version updates to Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL, as well as Percona Monitoring and Management 2.19.0.

 

Percona Distribution for MongoDB Operator 1.9.0

On June 29, 2021, Percona Distribution for MongoDB Operator 1.9.0 was released. It automates the creation, modification, or deletion of items in your Percona Server for MongoDB environment. The Operator contains the necessary Kubernetes settings to maintain a consistent Percona Server for MongoDB instance. modification, or deletion of items in your Percona Server for MongoDB environment.

Download Percona Distribution for MongoDB Operator 1.9.0

 

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL

On July 1, 2021, we released updated versions of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL. With this update of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL, etcd package is added as a DEB package to Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL for Debian 9 (“stretch”). This package is used to set up High Availability clusters with Patroni.

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.3
Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.7
Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.12

Download Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL

 

Percona Monitoring and Management 2.19.0

June 30, 2021, saw the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 2.19.0. With it, you can easily view and monitor the performance of your MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, and MariaDB databases. Release highlights include:

  • Backup Management can now be enabled from the UI.  We also added support for MongoDB services on-demand backup and restore. For now, it only supports ReplicaSet on S3-compatible storage.
  • Dashboards improvements
    • There are several community-driven improvements to ProxySQL data collection, with new dashboards to expose such metrics like: Queries Latency histograms and SHUNNED_REPLICATION_LAG state.
    • Fixes for Amazon Aurora service detection on the dashboard, MongoDB ReplicaSet Summary, and other MongoDB memory-related panels.
  • Improvements to DBaaS secrets by generating strong passwords for operators. This is an improvement to the Automated Operator Installation released in PMM 2.18, which will greatly enhance security.

In addition, there are several bug fixes and many improvements, which can be reviewed in the release notes.

Download Percona Monitoring and Management 2.19.0

 

Percona XtraBackup 2.4.23

On June 22, 2021, we released Percona XtraBackup 2.4.23. It enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. In this release, there are several bug fixes, including a format correction for the xtrabackup –databases options and an update to the XtraBackup Help description for the parameter –stream.

Download Percona XtraBackup 2.4.23

 

That’s it for this roundup, and be sure to follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the most recent releases! Percona is a leader in providing best-of-breed enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, training, and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, and other open source databases in on-premises and cloud environments.

Jun
20
2021
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Updated Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL Versions, Percona Distribution for MySQL 8.0.23: Release Roundup June 21, 2021

Percona Release Roundup June 21 2021

Percona Release Roundup June 21 2021It’s release roundup time again here at Percona!

Our Release Roundups showcase the latest Percona software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software. It offers highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself to download. This roundup includes a lot of releases, so be sure to check them all out!

Today’s post includes those releases and updates that have come out since June 7, 2021, including Percona Distribution for MySQL 8.0.23 (Percona XtraDB Cluster variant) and new versions of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL with fixes for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8/CentOS 8.

 

Percona Distribution for MySQL (PXC-based variant) 8.0.23

On June 9, 2021, Percona Distribution for MySQL (PXC-based variant) 8.0.23 was released. Percona Distribution for MySQL is a single solution with the best and most critical enterprise components from the MySQL open source community, designed and tested to work together.  The Percona XtraDB Cluster-based deployment provides a high grade of high availability (4-5 nines) and almost instant failover.

Download Percona Distribution for MySQL (PXC-based variant) 8.0.23

 

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL

On June 10, 2021, we released the following new versions of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL, all of which include fixes for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8/CentOS 8.

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13
Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12
Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11

 

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.25-20

On June 17, 2021, Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.25-20 was released. It is an enhanced, open source, and highly-scalable database that is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 4.0.25 Community Edition, supporting MongoDB 4.0.25 protocols and drivers. In this release, bug PSMDB-210 was fixed, where hot backup should respect killOp() requests.

Download Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.25-20

 

Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0.23-14.1

June 9, 2021, saw the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0.23-14.1. It’s a free, open source, enterprise-grade solution that includes the high availability and security features your business needs to meet customer expectations and business goals. An improvement in this release is to log a warning at startup if a keyring is specified, but the cluster traffic encryption is turned off. In addition, there are several bug fixes, which can be reviewed in the release notes.

Download Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0.23-14.1

 

That’s it for this roundup, and be sure to follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the most recent releases! Percona is a leader in providing best-of-breed enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, training, and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, and other open source databases in on-premises and cloud environments.

Jun
07
2021
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Completed Features in Percona Monitoring and Management, Updated Percona Distribution for MongoDB: Release Roundup June 7, 2021

Percona Releases June 7 2021

Percona Releases June 7 2021It’s release roundup time again here at Percona!

Our Release Roundups showcase the latest Percona software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software. It offers highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself to download. This roundup includes a lot of releases, so be sure to check them all out!

Today’s post includes those releases and updates that have come out since May 24, 2021, including version 12.7 of the Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL, the release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.34-37, and new improvements and bug fixes in Percona Monitoring and Management 2.18.0.

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.7

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.7 was released on May 24, 2021. It is a collection of tools to assist you in managing PostgreSQL. Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL installs PostgreSQL and complements it by a selection of extensions that enable solving essential practical tasks efficiently. This release is based on PostgreSQL 12.7.

Download Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.7

 

Percona Distribution for MongoDB 4.4.6

On June 2, 2021, we released Percona Distribution for MongoDB 4.4.6, a collection of solutions to run and operate your MongoDB efficiently with the data being consistently backed up. Percona Distribution for MongoDB includes the following components:

  • Percona Server for MongoDB is a fully compatible open source, drop-in replacement for MongoDB.
  • Percona Backup for MongoDB is a distributed, low-impact solution for achieving consistent backups of MongoDB sharded clusters and replica sets.

This release is based on Percona Server for MongoDB 4.4.6-8 and Percona Backup for MongoDB 1.5.0.

Download Percona Distribution for MongoDB 4.4.6

 

Percona Monitoring and Management 2.18.0

We released Percona Monitoring and Management 2.18.0 on June 1, 2021. It is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL, MongoDB, and PostgreSQL performance. The goal for this small release was to eliminate a lot of bugs and complete some features, including:

  • DBaaS – Added the ability for PMM to install the latest versions of the K8s operator into the K8s cluster. There is no longer any need to install the operator manually. Just connect PMM to your K8s cluster and let PMM do the rest.
  • Backup Management – Backup functionality was released as a Technical Preview feature and will require specific prerequisites from the user side to be installed.

In addition, there are some new improvements and a list of bug fixes, available for review in the release notes.

Download Percona Monitoring and Management 2.18.0

 

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.4.6-8

Also on June 2, 2021, we released Percona Server for MongoDB 4.4.6-8. It is an enhanced, source available, and highly scalable database that is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 4.4.6 Community Edition, supporting MongoDB 4.4.6 protocols and drivers. A new feature in this release creates $backupCursor and $backupCursorExtend aggregation stages. (This is a Tech Preview Feature.)

Download Percona Server for MongoDB 4.4.6-8

 

Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.34-37

Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.34-37 was released on May 26, 2021. It includes all the features and bug fixes available in MySQL 5.7.34 Community Edition in addition to enterprise-grade features developed by Percona. A full list of bug fixes can be seen in the release notes.

Download Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.34-37

 

Percona XtraBackup 8.0.25-17.0

Percona XtraBackup 8.0.25-17.0 was released on June 3, 2021. It enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered free as an open source solution, it drives down backup costs while providing unique features for MySQL backups. In this release, there are a number of bug fixes, which are available for review in the release notes.

Download Percona XtraBackup 8.0.25-17.0

 

That’s it for this roundup, and be sure to follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the most recent releases! Percona is a leader in providing best-of-breed enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, training, and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, and other open source databases in on-premises and cloud environments.

May
24
2021
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New Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL Versions, Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.23-14: Release Roundup May 24, 2021

Percona Releases May 24

It’s release roundup time again here at Percona!

Percona Releases May 24Our Release Roundups showcase the latest Percona software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software. It offers highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself to download. This roundup includes a lot of releases, so be sure to check them all out!

Today’s post includes those releases and updates that have come out since May 10, 2021, including a new batch of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL versions, the Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL Operator v0.1.0, and Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.23-14.

 

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.3

On May 20, 2021, we released Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.3. It is a collection of tools to assist you in managing PostgreSQL. Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL installs PostgreSQL and complements it by a selection of extensions that enable solving essential practical tasks efficiently. It is based on PostgreSQL 13.3.

Download Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.3

 

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.2

May 10, 2021, saw the release of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.2 This update includes the latest version of pg_stat_monitor 0.9.0, the statistics collection tool for PostgreSQL. pg_stat_monitor is available as the Tech Preview Feature and is supplied in the set of extensions within Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL.

Download Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.2

 

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.6

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.6 was released on May 10, 2021. This update also includes the latest version of pg_stat_monitor 0.9.0.

Download Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.6

 

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.12

On May 24, 2021, Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.12 was released. This release is based on PostgreSQL 11.12 and includes the extended set of extensions supplied with Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL.

Download Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.12

 

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.11

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.11 was released on May 10, 2021. This update also includes the latest version of pg_stat_monitor 0.9.0.

Download Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.11

 

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL Operator v0.1.0

On May 10, 2021, we released the Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL Operator v0.1.0. The Percona Operator is based on best practices for configuration and setup of a Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL on Kubernetes. The benefits of the Operator are many, but saving time and delivering a consistent and vetted environment is key. Version 0.1.0 of the Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL Operator is a tech preview release and it is not recommended for production environments.

Install Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL Operator v0.1.0

 

Percona Distribution for MySQL (Percona Server-Based Variant ) 8.0.23

Percona Distribution for MySQL 8.0.23 was released on May 12, 2021. It is a single solution with the best and most critical enterprise components from the MySQL open source community, designed and tested to work together. It is based on Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.23-14.

Download Percona Distribution for MySQL 8.0.23

 

Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.23-14

Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.23-14, released on May 12, 2021, includes all the features and bug fixes available in MySQL 8.0.23 Community Edition in addition to enterprise-grade features developed by Percona. New features include the ability for users to add calculated/virtual columns + index for the MyRocks storage engine, as well as reconfigure the TLS certificate at runtime and reload the certificate to the X Plugin. The full list of features, improvements, and bug fixes can be read in the release notes.

Download Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.23-14

 

Percona Distribution for MongoDB 4.2.14

May 13, 2021, saw the release of Percona Distribution for MongoDB 4.2.14. It’s a collection of solutions to run and operate your MongoDB efficiently with the data being consistently backed up, and it includes the following components:

  • Percona Server for MongoDB is a fully compatible open source, drop-in replacement for MongoDB.
  • Percona Backup for MongoDB is a distributed, low-impact solution for achieving consistent backups of MongoDB sharded clusters and replica sets.

This release is based on Percona Server for MongoDB 4.2.14-15 and Percona Backup for MongoDB 1.5.0.

Download Percona Distribution for MongoDB 4.2.14

Percona Server for MongoDB  4.2.14-15

On May 13, 2021, we released Percona Server for MongoDB  4.2.14-15. It is based on MongoDB 4.2.14 Community Edition and does not include any additional changes.

Download Percona Server for MongoDB 4.2.14-15

 

Percona Backup for MongoDB 1.5.0

On May 13, 2021, we released Percona Backup for MongoDB 1.5.0. It is a distributed, low-impact solution for consistent backups of MongoDB sharded clusters and replica sets. This is a tool for creating consistent backups across a MongoDB sharded cluster (or a single replica set), and for restoring those backups to a specific point in time. A new feature in this release is Azure Blob Storage support.

Download Percona Backup for MongoDB 1.5.0

 

Percona Monitoring and Management 2.17.0

Percona Monitoring and Management 2.17.0 was released on May 11, 2021, and is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL, MongoDB, and PostgreSQL performance. Some release highlights include usability improvements to the External Monitoring UI, pg_stat_monitor 0.9.0 support, single-line install of PMM Server on supported Linux distributions (this feature is in Technical Preview), and DBaaS changes. Please review the release notes for a full list of improvements, features, and bug fixes.

Download Percona Monitoring and Management 2.17.0

 

That’s it for this roundup, and be sure to follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the most recent releases! Percona is a leader in providing best-of-breed enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, training, and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, and other open source databases in on-premises and cloud environments.

May
10
2021
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New Extensions in Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL, Updated Percona Kubernetes Operators: Release Roundup May 10, 2021

Percona Updates

It’s release roundup time again here at Percona!

Percona UpdatesOur Release Roundups showcase the latest Percona software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software. It offers highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself to download.

Today’s post includes those releases and updates that have come out since April 26, 2021, including the set of new extensions now supplied with Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL and point-in-time recovery in Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB.

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.2

On April 27, 2021, Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.2 was released. It consists of the best and most critical enterprise-level components from the open-sourcecommunity, designed and tested to work together in one single source.This update includes the set of new extensions which are now supplied with Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL: PgBouncer 1.15.0, pgAudit set_user 2.0.0, pgBadger,  and wal2json 2.3. It also includes the updated version of Patroni 2.0.2 – a HA solution for PostgreSQL.

Download Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.2

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.6

Also on April 27, 2021, Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.6 was released. It includes the same new extensions and additions as 13.2.

Download Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.6

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.24-19

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.24-19 was released on May 3, 2021. It is an enhanced, open source, and highly scalable database that is a fully compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 4.0.24 Community Edition, supporting MongoDB 4.0.24 protocols and drivers.

Download Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.24-19

Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB

On May 6, 2021, Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB was released. It automates the creation, alteration, or deletion of members in your Percona Server for MongoDB environment.  There are many new features, improvements, and bug fixes in this release, but some highlights include the support for Point-in-time recovery and the ability to perform a major version upgrade for MongoDB (for example, upgrade 4.2 version to 4.4) with no manual steps.

Download Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB

Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster 1.8.0

On Monday, April 26, 2021, we released Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster 1.8.0. Highlights in this release include the possibility to use the kubectl scale command to scale Percona XtraDB Cluster horizontally (add or remove Replica Set instances), as well as you can also use Horizontal Pod Autoscaler which will scale your database cluster based on various metrics, such as CPU utilization. There is now support for custom sidecar containers. This feature can be useful to run debugging tools or some specific monitoring solutions, etc.

Download Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster 1.8.0

Percona Toolkit 3.3.1

Percona Toolkit 3.3.1 was released on April 30, 2021. It is a collection of advanced open source command-line tools, developed and used by the Percona technical staff, that are engineered to perform a variety of MySQL and MongoDB server and system tasks that are too difficult or complex to perform manually. In this release, there are several bug fixes of note, which can read about in the release notes.

Download Percona Toolkit 3.3.1

 

That’s it for this roundup, and be sure to follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the most recent releases! Percona is a leader in providing best-of-breed enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, training, and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, and other open source databases in on-premises and cloud environments.

Apr
26
2021
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Tons of New Features in Percona Monitoring and Management 2.16.0, Updated Percona Distribution for MongoDB: Release Roundup April 26, 2021

Percona Releases April 26 2021

It’s release roundup time again here at Percona!

Percona Releases April 26 2021Our Release Roundups showcase the latest Percona software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software. It offers highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself to download.

Today’s post includes those releases and updates that have come out since April 12, 2021, including an update to version 4.4.5 of the Percona Distribution for MongoDB and the release of the new Percona Monitoring and Management 2.16.0, which brings Microsoft Azure Monitoring via a Technical Preview.

Percona Distribution for MongoDB 4.4.5

On April 19, 2021, Percona Distribution for MongoDB 4.4.5 was released. It is a collection of solutions to run and operate your MongoDB efficiently with the data being consistently backed up, consisting of the following components:

  • Percona Server for MongoDB is a fully compatible open source, drop-in replacement for MongoDB.
  • Percona Backup for MongoDB is a distributed, low-impact solution for achieving consistent backups of MongoDB sharded clusters and replica sets.

This release of Percona Distribution for MongoDB is based on Percona Server for MongoDB 4.4.5-7 and Percona Backup for MongoDB 1.4.1.

Download Percona Distribution for MongoDB 4.4.5

 

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.4.5-7

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.4.5-7 was released on April 19, 2021. It delivers high-performance and reliability to enterprises looking to achieve optimum performance, without being tied into an expensive proprietary software vendor relationship. Percona Server for MongoDB 4.4.5-7 is based on MongoDB 4.4.5 Community Edition and does not include any additional changes.

Download Percona Server for MongoDB 4.4.5-7

 

Percona Monitoring and Management 2.16.0

On April 16, 2021, we released Percona Monitoring and Management 2.16.0, a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL, MongoDB, and PostgreSQL performance. There are a lot of new features, improvements, and bug fixes in this release, all of which can be read in the release notes, but some highlights include the addition of Amazon RDS PostgreSQL monitoring, Azure Discovery and Node metrics extraction (the same level of support for Microsoft Azure Database as a Service (DBaaS) as we have for AWS’s DBaaS), Security Threat Tool scheduling, support for pg_stat_monitor 0.8, and the next stage of improvements in Integrated Alerting functionality of PMM to simplify the usage of the feature.

Download Percona Monitoring and Management 2.16.0

 

That’s it for this roundup, and be sure to follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the most recent releases! Percona is a leader in providing best-of-breed enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, training, and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, and other open source databases in on-premises and cloud environments.

Apr
12
2021
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Latest Version of pg_stat_monitor in Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL, Bug Fix in Percona Server for MongoDB: Release Roundup April 12, 2021

Percona Releases April 12

It’s release roundup time again here at Percona!

Percona Releases April 12Our Release Roundups showcase the latest Percona software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software. It offers highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself to download.

Today’s post includes those releases and updates that have come out since March 29, 2021, including the addition of pg_stat_monitor, the statistics collection tool for PostgreSQL, to Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL, as well as an update to Percona Distribution for MongoDB and a bug fix in Percona Server for MongoDB 4.2.13-14.

 

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.2

On April 12, 2021, Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.2 was released. It provides the best and most critical enterprise components from the open-source community, in a single distribution, designed and tested to work together. This update of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL includes the latest version of pg_stat_monitor 0.8.1 – the statistics collection tool for PostgreSQL. It is available as the Tech Preview Feature and is supplied in the set of extensions within Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL. Tech Preview Features are not yet ready for enterprise use and are not included in support via SLA. They are included in this release so that users can provide feedback prior to the full release of the feature in a future GA release (or removal of the feature if it is deemed not useful). This functionality can change (APIs, CLIs, etc.) from tech preview to GA.

Download  Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.2

 

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.6

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.6 was released on April 12, 2021. This update of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL includes the latest version of pg_stat_monitor 0.8.1.

Download Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.6

 

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.11

On Monday, April 12, 2021, Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.11 was released. This update of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL includes the latest version of pg_stat_monitor 0.8.1.

Download Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.11

 

Percona Distribution for MongoDB 4.2.13

April 1, 2021, saw the release of Percona Distribution for MongoDB 4.2.13. It is a collection of solutions to run and operate your MongoDB efficiently with the data being consistently backed up. Percona Distribution for MongoDB includes Percona Server for MongoDB and Percona Backup for MongoDB. This release is based on Percona Server for MongoDB 4.2.13-14 and Percona Backup for MongoDB 1.4.1.

Download Percona Distribution for MongoDB 4.2.13

 

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.2.13-14

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.2.13-14 was released on April 1, 2021. This is an enhanced, open source, and highly scalable database that is a drop-in replacement for MongoDB 4.2.13 Community Edition, supporting MongoDB 4.2.13 protocols and drivers. In this release, bug PSMDB-817 was fixed, where LDAP ConnectionPoller always uses up CPU of one core (Thanks to Cleiton Domazak for reporting this issue).

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.6.23-13.0

On March 30, 2021, Percona Server for MongoDB 3.6.23-13.0 was released. Percona Server for MongoDB 3.6.23-13.0 is based on MongoDB 3.6.23 Community Edition and does not include any additional changes.

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That’s it for this roundup, and be sure to follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the most recent releases! Percona is a leader in providing best-of-breed enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, training, and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, and other open source databases in on-premises and cloud environments.

Mar
29
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Security Fixes for Percona XtraDB Cluster, Updated Percona Distribution for MySQL: Release Roundup March 29, 2021

Percona Releases March 29

It’s release roundup time again here at Percona!

Percona Releases March 29Our Release Roundups showcase the latest Percona software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software. It offers highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself to download.

Today’s post includes those releases and updates that have come out since March 15, 2021, including fixes for security vulnerability CVE-2021-27928 in Percona XtraDB Cluster, an updated Percona Distribution for MySQL (PXC variant), and the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 2.15.1.

 

Percona Distribution for MySQL (Percona XtraDB Cluster Variant) 8.0.22

On March 23, 2021, Percona Distribution for MySQL (PXC variant) 8.0.22 was released. It is a single solution with the best and most critical enterprise components from the MySQL open source community, designed and tested to work together. This release is based on Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0.22-13.1.

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Percona Monitoring and Management 2.15.1

Percona Monitoring and Management 2.15.1 was released on March 18, 2021. It is a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL, MongoDB, and PostgreSQL performance. A release highlight is a patch that fixes performance issues discovered in systems, together with other small fixes. In addition, there are several bug fixes, including high CPU consumption by Grafana server, high CPU and Memory consumption by Victoria Metrics, and MongoDB exporter IndexStatsCollections assigning values from the wrong flag (intended for 2.15.0, omitted due to missing merge cutoff – Thanks to Tim for reporting this issue).

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.51-28.46

On March 22, 2021, Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6.51-28.46 was released. It is a high availability, open-source, MySQL clustering solution that helps enterprises minimize unexpected downtime and data loss, reduce costs, and improve the performance and scalability of their database environments. This fixes security vulnerability CVE-2021-27928, a similar issue to CVE-2020-15180.

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.33-31.49

Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.33-31.49 was released on March 22, 2021. This fixes security vulnerability CVE-2021-27928, a similar issue to CVE-2020-15180. There are also several bug fixes, including modifying processing to not allow threads/queries to be killed if the thread is in TOI and explicitly set the dhparam option with socat to bypass the use of the old certs.

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0.22-13.1

March 22, 2021, saw the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster 8.0.22-13.1. This fixes security vulnerability CVE-2021-27928, a similar issue to CVE-2020-15180. An improvement in this release is the implementation of package changes for SELinux and AppArmor, and bug fixes include modification of processing to not allow threads/queries to be killed if the thread is in TOI, correct condition in thd_binlog_format() function for List Index process (Thanks to user Pawe? Bromboszcz for reporting this issue), and the adjustment of mysqld_safe script to parse 8.0 log style properly. There are also some known issues you should be aware of, listed in the release notes.

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Percona XtraBackup 2.4.22

Percona XtraBackup 2.4.22 was released on March 22, 2021. It enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. This release fixes the security vulnerability CVE-2020-29488. There are also bugs fixed, including updated versions for xbstream and xbcrypt, correct spellings in xbcloud help, and the addition of missing PXB help options to the xtrabackup options reference.

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Percona XtraBackup 8.0.23-16.0

Also on March 22, 2021, Percona XtraBackup 8.0.23-16.0 was released, fixing the security vulnerability CVE-2020-29488. Improvements in this release include providing SELinux and AppArmor default policies and enabling –lock-ddl by default to prevent corruption of the backup. A full list of bug fixes are in the release notes, but some of the highlights are the correction of incremental prepare failure with logical redo by skipping the apply of logical redos (MLOG_TABLE_DYNAMIC_META) during the incremental prepare (except the last prepare), the addition of build dependencies to correct Debian/Ubuntu packages in docker (Thanks to user Matt Cole for reporting this issue), and correct restore processing when there are DML statements running during backup stage by writing the last_checkpoint and LSN from ps.log_status instead of the redo log (Thanks to user Li Biao for reporting this issue).

Download Percona XtraBackup 8.0.23-16.0

 

That’s it for this roundup, and be sure to follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the most recent releases! Percona is a leader in providing best-of-breed enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, training, and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, and other open source databases in on-premises and cloud environments.

Mar
15
2021
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Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB Sharding, Bug Fixes for Percona Server for MySQL 5.7: Release Roundup March 15, 2021

Percona Release Roundup March 15

It’s release roundup time again here at Percona!

Percona Release Roundup March 15Our Release Roundups showcase the latest Percona software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software. It offers highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself to download.

Today’s post includes those releases and updates that have come out since March 1, 2021, including version updates of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL, full support for sharding in Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB 1.7.0, and the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 2.15.0.

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.11

On March 8, 2021, Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.11 was released.  Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL is based on PostgreSQL 11.11 and is a collection of tools to assist you in managing PostgreSQL. Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL installs PostgreSQL and complements it by a selection of extensions that enable solving essential practical tasks efficiently.

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Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.6

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.6 was released on March 9, 2021.  This release of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL is based on PostgreSQL 12.6.

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Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.2

March 4, 2021, saw the release of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 13.2. This release of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL is based on PostgreSQL 13.2.

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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.33-36

On March 2, 2021, we released Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.33-36. It includes all the features and bug fixes available in MySQL 5.7.33 Community Edition in addition to enterprise-grade features developed by Percona. New features in this release include an update to the keyring_vault plugin to support KV Secrets Engine Version 2 (kv-v2) (Thanks to user aprokofyev for reporting this issue) and backport of variable innodb_buffer_pool_in_core_file and processing. There are also several bug fixes in this release, a full list of which can be found in the release notes.

Download Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.33-36

 

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.23-18

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.23-18 was released on March 4, 2021. It is an enhanced, open source, and highly-scalable database that is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 4.0.23 Community Edition. In this release, there is a fix for bug PSMDB-817: LDAP ConnectionPoller always uses up CPU of one core (Thanks to user cleiton.domazak for reporting this issue).

Download Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.23-18

 

Percona Monitoring and Management 2.15.0

On March 1, 2021, Percona Monitoring and Management 2.15.0 was released. It’s a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL, MongoDB, and PostgreSQL performance. There’s a long list of highlights, new features, and bug fixes in the release notes, including the ability to add external services via the UI in PMM server, the ability to add HAProxy Services for monitoring in PMM2, DBaaS Preview improvements, and the update of Grafana 7.1.3 to 7.3.7.

Download Percona Monitoring and Management 2.15.0

 

Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB 1.7.0

Last but definitely not least, on March 8, 2021, we released Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB 1.7.0. This release brings full support for the Percona Server for MongoDB Sharding, allowing you to scale databases horizontally, distributing data across multiple MongoDB Pods. In addition, there is a full list of improvements and bug fixes in the release notes.

Download Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB 1.7.0

 

That’s it for this roundup, and be sure to follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the most recent releases! Percona is a leader in providing best-of-breed enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, training, and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, and other open source databases in on-premises and cloud environments.

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