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Percona Live 2017: Designing your SaaS Database for Scale with Postgres

 | April 25, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Postgres

The Percona Live Open Source Data Conference 2017 day one is rolling right along, and we’re already in the afternoon sessions. In this blog, we’ll look at Citus Data’s presentation on how to design your SaaS database to scale with Postgres. If you’re building a SaaS application, you probably already have the notion of tenancy […]

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Millions of Queries per Second: PostgreSQL and MySQL’s Peaceful Battle at Today’s Demanding Workloads

and  | January 6, 2017 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, InnoDB, MySQL, open source databases, OpenSource Databases on big machines, Percona Live

PostgreSQL and MySQL

This blog compares how PostgreSQL and MySQL handle millions of queries per second. Anastasia: Can open source databases cope with millions of queries per second? Many open source advocates would answer “yes.” However, assertions aren’t enough for well-grounded proof. That’s why in this blog post, we share the benchmark testing results from Alexander Korotkov (CEO of […]

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Percona Live Europe 2016: “PostgreSQL Worst Practices” with Ilya Kosmodemiansky

 | October 4, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

Percona Live Europe

Day one of Percona Live Europe 2016 is coming to a close, but the sessions keep coming. The afternoon contained just as many packed presentations as the morning, with the same enthusiastic transfer of knowledge. In getting Percona Live Europe 2016 ready this year, something unexpected happened. We noticed the PostgreSQL community come together and […]

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PostgreSQL Day at Percona Live Amsterdam 2016

 | August 25, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

PostgreSQL Day

Introducing PostgreSQL Day at Percona Live Europe, Amsterdam 2016. As modern open source database deployments change, often including more than just a single open source database, Percona Live has also changed. We changed our model from being a purely MySQL-focused conference (with variants) to include a significant amount of MongoDB content. We’ve also expanded our […]

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MySQL and PostgreSQL SpecJAppServer benchmark results

 | July 25, 2007 |  Posted In: Benchmarks

Listening to Josh Berkus presentation on OSCON today I decided to take a closer look at SpecJAppServer benchmarks results which were published by PostgreSQL recently and which as Josh Puts it “This publication shows that a properly tuned PostgreSQL is not only as fast or faster than MySQL, but almost as fast as Oracle (since […]

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Interesting MySQL and PostgreSQL Benchmarks

 | November 30, 2006 |  Posted In: Benchmarks

I had found pile of MySQL and PostgreSQL benchmarks on various platforms which I have not seen before. Very interesting reading. It does not share too much information about how MySQL or PostgreSQL was configured or about queries. Furthermore MySQL and PostgreSQL has a bit different implementations (ie SubQueries avoided for MySQL) so do not […]

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From Percona Live 2017: Thank You, Attendees!

 | April 28, 2017 |  Posted In: Big Data, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Docker, InnoDB, MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live

From everyone at Percona and Percona Live 2017, we’d like to send a big thank you to all our sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees at this year’s conference. This year’s conference was an outstanding success! The event brought the open source database community together, with a technical emphasis on the core topics of MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, […]

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Percona Live 2017: A Deep-Dive Into What’s New in Amazon Aurora

 | April 26, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live

Percona Live 2017 is rolling along, and now that everybody got through lunch we’re all recharged and ready for the afternoon. Let’s start it out with Amazon Aurora. Once of the best-attended sessions was Sailesh Krishnamurthy’s (Senior Engineering Manager at Amazon Web Services) talk on a deep dive into what is new in Amazon Aurora. Amazon […]

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Percona Live 2017: Real-Time Data Loading from MySQL and Oracle into Analytics/Big Data

 | April 25, 2017 |  Posted In: Big Data, Percona Live, Replication

Real-Time Data Loading

It looks like the first day of the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 is coming to a close. Before we shut it down for today, we’ll look at a presentation on Real-Time Data Loading from MySQL and Oracle into Analytics/Big Data. In this session, Continuent’s VP of Products MC Brown looked at Tungsten […]

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