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Percona Live 2016: Operational Buddhism — Building Reliable Services from Unreliable Components

 | April 20, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

percona live 2016

It’s another packed day here at Percona Live 2016, with many, many database topics under discussion. Some technical, some strategical, and some operational. One such talk I sat in on was given by Ernie Souhrada, Database Engineer and Bit Wrangler at Pinterest. His talk was called Operational Buddhism: Building Reliable Services From Unreliable Components. In it he […]

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Percona Live 2016: Day Two Keynote Talks

 | April 20, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

Percona Live 2016

We’ve started the second full day at Percona Live 2016, and again we had some pretty impressive and fascinating keynote speakers. This morning featured four keynote talks from some pretty heavy hitters in our industry: Anurag Gupta, Vice President of Big Data Services, Amazon Web Services AWS Big Data Services: Reimagining Big Data Processing in the […]

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Percona Live 2016: Running MongoRocks in Production

 | April 20, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

Percona Live 2016 Igor Canadi

It’s been a long first day at Percona Live 2016, filled with awesome insight and exciting topics. I was able to get to one more lecture before calling quits. For the final talk I saw today I listened to Igor Canadi, Software Engineer at Facebook, Inc., discuss Running MongoRocks in Production. Facebook has been running MongoDB […]

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Percona Live 2016: High Availability Using MySQL Group Replication

 | April 20, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

Percona Live 2016 had a great first day, with an impressive number of speakers and topics. I was able to attend a session in the afternoon with Luis Soares, Principal Software Engineer at Oracle, on High Availability Using MySQL Group Replication. MySQL Group Replication is a MySQL plugin under development that brings together group communication techniques and database replication, […]

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Percona Live 2016: A quick chat with Bill Nye, the Science Guy!

 | April 19, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

Percona Live is humming along, and we had quite a whirlwind keynote session this morning. Bill Nye the Science Guy gave an amazing talk, Bill Nye’s Objective – Change the World, on how the process of science and critical thinking can help us not only be positive about the challenges we face in our world […]

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Percona Live 2016: Let Robots Manage your Schema (without destroying all humans)!

 | April 19, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

We’re are rapidly moving through day one of the Percona Live Data Performance Conference, and I’m surrounded by incredibly smart people all discussing amazing database techniques and technology. The depth of solutions represented here, and the technical know-how needed to pull them off is astounding! This afternoon I was able to catch Jenni Snyder, MySQL DBA […]

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Percona Live 2016: Performance of Percona Server for MySQL on Intel Server Systems using HDD, SATA SSD, and NVMe SSD as Different Storage Mediums

 | April 19, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

We’re moving along on the first day at Percona Live 2016, and I was able to attend a lecture from Intel’s Ken LeTourneau, Solutions Architect at Intel, on Performance of Percona Server for MySQL on Intel Server Systems using HDD, SATA SSD, and NVMe SSD as Different Storage Mediums. In this talk, Ken reviewed some benchmark testing […]

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