Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
We’re close to opening up the call for papers for Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 and I expect this to happen next week. We also have a committee all lined up and ready to vote on submissions.
In other news, I’ve spent some time preparing for the Korean MySQL Power Group meetup to be held in Seoul this Saturday, 11 November 2017. This is a great opportunity for us to extend our reach in Asia. This meetup gathers together top DBAs from Internet companies that use MySQL and related technologies.
Gartner has released their Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems 2017. Reprint rights have been given to several vendors, e.g. EnterpriseDB and Microsoft. I’m sure you can find other links. The Magic Quadrant features far fewer database vendors now, many have been dropped. What’s your take on it?
This was a slow release week. Check out:
- MongoDB 3.6 release candidate
- Work on SQLite4 has concluded, lessons learned folded into SQlite3
- Apache CouchDB 2.1.1 & 1.7.0 is a critical update.
- Root Cause Analysis as Storytelling
- MySQL 5.7 Secure Deployment Guide – with the number of out-of-the-box changes for MySQL 5.7, this guide is invaluable. I’m glad Team MySQL came out with it!
- If they had to rewrite ORACLE they would probably end up with PostgreSQL