Announcing Percona Live ONLINE – A 24-Hour Virtual Event

Percona Live ONLINE

We are excited to announce Percona Live ONLINE, a stand-alone virtual event we’re bringing to the community. It’s totally free of charge, and available for everyone to attend, no matter where you are in the world!
Percona Live ONLINE is not intended to replace our in-person Percona Live conferences in Europe and North America. We’re […]

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Evaluating Group Replication with Multiple Writers in MySQL

Group Replication Multiple Writers MySQL

In this blog, I want to evaluate Group Replication Scaling capabilities to handle several writers, that is, when the read-write connection is established to multiple nodes, and in this case, two nodes. This setup is identical to my previous post, Evaluating Group Replication Scaling Capabilities in MySQL.
For this test, I deploy multi-node bare metal […]

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Daylight Saving Time and System Time Zone in MySQL

daylight savings time in MySQL

March is not only the month when a pandemic closed all borders and people had to stay home on the quarantine; it’s also the month when daylight saving time change happens. For some regions, this is not only a time change but also a switch to a different timezone. For example, New York uses […]

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Evaluating Group Replication Scaling Capabilities in MySQL

Group Replication Scaling Capabilities in MySQL

In this blog, I want to evaluate Group Replication Scaling capabilities in cases when we increase the number of nodes and increase user connections.
For testing, I will deploy multi-node bare metal servers, where each node and client are dedicated to an individual server and connected between themselves by a 10Gb network.
Also, I will use […]

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The Evolution of the DBA Role

evolution of the DBA role

As I interface with large clients as a Technical Account Manager (TAM) at Percona, one thing I have noticed is the evolution of the DBA role.  With the rise of the cloud, DBAs seem to be spending less time doing traditional DBA roles of performance tuning, configuring backups, and so on.  Instead, DBAs are […]

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