Author - Brian Sumpter

Tips for MySQL 5.7 Database Tuning and Performance

MySQL 5.7 Database Tuning

While there is no magic bullet for MySQL 5.7 database tuning, there are a few areas that can be focused on upfront that can dramatically improve the performance of your MySQL installation. While much information has been published on this topic over the years, I wanted to break down some of the more critical […]

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What is a TAM (Technical Account Manager) and Does Your Database Need One?

technical account manager

This is usually one of the first questions asked by clients when discussing the possibility of adding a TAM (Technical Account Manager) to their Percona Support contract. Although the TAM role in a general sense has been around for many years, there are often misconceptions and confusion on what exactly a TAM is, and […]

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The Benefits of Amazon RDS for MySQL

benefits of Amazon RDS

As the world’s most popular open-source database, MySQL has been around the block more than a few times. Traditionally installed in on-premise data centers, recent years have shown a major trend for MySQL in the cloud, and near the top of this list is Amazon RDS.
Amazon RDS allows you to deploy scalable MySQL servers […]

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