New Percona Distribution for MySQL, Improvements to Percona Monitoring and Management: Release Roundup July 6, 2020
It’s release roundup time here at Percona!
Our Release Roundups showcase the latest software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software, with highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself.
Today’s post includes those releases and updates that have come out since June 22, 2020, including the new Percona Distribution for MySQL, new features for Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.19-12, and improvements and bug fixes for Percona Monitoring and Management.
Percona Distribution for MySQL 8.0.19
On June 22, 2020, we released Percona Distribution for MySQL 8.0.19, a single solution with the best and most critical enterprise components from the MySQL open source community, designed and tested to work together. This distribution delivers the key components you need to implement any MySQL environment, from a single server through to primary/secondary, group replication enabled, and full high availability.
Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.19-12
Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.19-12 was released on June 24, 2020. It is an enhanced, open source, and highly-scalable database that is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 4.0.19 Community Edition, supporting MongoDB 4.0.19 protocols and drivers. New features in this release include options to control the size of several WiredTiger hash arrays concerned with data handles and one for session cursor cache, as well as the addition of Kerberos authentication to Percona Server for MongoDB.
Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.30-31.43
On June 25, 2020, Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7.30-31.43 was released. It is a free, open source, enterprise-grade solution includes the high availability and security features your business needs to meet customer expectations and business goals. In this release, several bugs were fixed, including when thread pooling could hang on shutdown as well as allowing COM_FIELD_LIST to be executed when WSREP was not ready.
Percona Monitoring and Management 2.8.0
June 25, 2020, saw the release of Percona Monitoring and Management 2.8.0, a free and open-source platform for managing and monitoring MySQL, MongoDB, and PostgreSQL performance. This release features several improvements, such as Agents, Services and Nodes can now be removed via the ‘PMM Inventory’ page, and user-installed Grafana plugins are unaffected by PMM upgrade. In addition, there are some bug fixes, including when PMM 2.7.0 was inoperable when no Internet connectivity, missing data in MongoDB Cluster summary, RocksDB, and MMAPv1 details, and an incorrect metric used in formula for “Top Users by Rows Fetched/Read” graph.
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by David Quilty via Percona Database Performance Blog