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Open Source Databases at Percona Live Europe, Amsterdam

 | September 19, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

Percona Live Europe

In this blog post, I’ll review some of the open source database technologies discussions at Percona Live Europe. I’ve already written about the exciting PostgreSQL and MongoDB content at Percona Live Europe in Amsterdam, and now I’m going to highlight some of our open source database content.   In the last five years, the open […]

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Don’t Spin Your Data, Use SSDs!

 | September 9, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

ssds

This blog post discussed the advantages of SSDs over HDDs for database environments. For years now, I’ve been telling audiences for my MySQL Performance talk the following: if you are running an I/O-intensive database on spinning disks you’re doing it wrong. But there are still a surprising number of laggards who aren’t embracing SSD storage […]

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Percona is Hiring: Director of Platform Engineering

 | September 8, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

percona is hiring

Percona is hiring a Director of Platform Engineering. Find out more! At Percona, we recognize you need much more than just a database server to successfully run a database-powered infrastructure. You also need strong tools that deploy, manage and monitor the software. Percona’s Platform Engineering group is responsible just for that. They build next-generation open […]

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MongoDB at Percona Live Europe

 | September 6, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe

This year, you will find a great deal about MongoDB at Percona Live Europe. As we continue to work on growing the independent MongoDB ecosystem, this year’s Percona Live Europe in Amsterdam includes many talks about MongoDB. If your company uses MongoDB technologies, is focused exclusively on developing with MongoDB or MongoDB operations, or is […]

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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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Introducing Percona Memory Engine for MongoDB

 | August 11, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB

Percona Memory Engine for MongoDB

I’m pleased to announce the latest Percona Server for MongoDB feature: Percona Memory Engine for MongoDB. Everybody understands that memory is much faster than disk – even the fastest solid state storage can’t compete with it. As such the choice for the most demanding workloads, where performance and predictable latency are paramount, is in-memory computing. […]

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The Value of Database Support

 | July 20, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Support

database support

In this post, I’ll discuss how database support is good for your enterprise. Years ago when I worked for the MySQL Support organization at the original MySQL AB, we spoke about MySQL Support as insurance and focused on a value proposition similar to that of car insurance. You must purchase car insurance before the incident […]

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Why use provisioned IOPS volumes for AWS databases?

 | June 1, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

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In this blog, we’ll use some test results to look at the rationale for using provisioned IOPS volumes for AWS databases. One piece of advice you often hear running MySQL, MongoDB or other databases in the AWS EC2 environment is that you should use volumes with provisioned IOPs. This kind of makes sense on the “marketing” […]

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Embracing MongoRocks

 | June 1, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MongoRocks

This blog post discusses Percona’s future plans for TokuMX, PerconaFT, and MongoRocks for MongoDB 3.2 and later releases. At Percona, we focus on providing the best solution for our customers, rather than falling into “big ego,” “not invented here” or “sunk cost fallacy” messages. We have limited engineering resources and want to concentrate on the things […]

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