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Our Release Roundups showcase the latest Percona software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software. It offers highlights, critical information, 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 September 18, 2023. Take a look.
Percona Distribution for MySQL (PS-based variation) 8.0.34
Percona Distribution for MySQL (PS-based variation) 8.0.34 was released on September 26, 2023. It is the most stable, scalable, and secure open source MySQL distribution, with two download options: one based on Percona Server for MySQL and one based on Percona XtraDB Cluster. Please review the release notes for a complete list of release highlights.
Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.34-26
Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.34-26 was released on September 26, 2023. It is a freely available, fully compatible, enhanced, and open source drop-in replacement for any MySQL database. It provides superior and optimized performance, greater scalability and availability, enhanced backups, increased visibility, and instrumentation. Among many others, a release highlight is that it implements the Audit Log Filter plugin. The plugin provides a set of features that you can use to monitor user activity on the selected server
Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 16.0
Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 16.0 was released on September 19, 2023. The aim of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL is to address the operational issues like High-Availability, Disaster Recovery, Security, Observability, Spatial data handling, Performance and Scalability, and others that enterprises are facing. This release of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL is based on PostgreSQL 16. Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 16 features a lot of new functionalities and enhancements to performance, replication, monitoring, developer experience, and more; please review the release notes for a full list.
Percona Backup for MongoDB 2.3.0
On September 25, 2023, Percona Backup for MongoDB 2.3.0 was released. 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 non-sharded replica set) and for restoring those backups to a specific point in time. Release highlights include:
- The ability to view the backup contents improves troubleshooting of backups in environments where databases are often created and/or dropped.
- The ability to make physical backups in mixed deployments with MongoDB Community and Percona Server for MongoDB (PSMDB) nodes streamlines the backup flow for organizations that are still evaluating or migrating their data sets against PSMDB.
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