Monthly Archives - April 2016

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

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

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

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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Day One of the Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 is off and running!

Today was day one of the Percona Live Data Performance Conference! The day began with some excellent keynote speakers and exciting topics, and the packed room was eager to hear what our speakers had to say!
Peter Zaitsev, CEO, Percona
Percona Opening  Keynote
Peter kicked it off today by thanking the sponsors, the speakers, the Percona Live […]

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