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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 23: CPU security continues to draw attention

 | January 12, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Much is still being talked about the Meltdown/Spectre CPU security vulnerabilities. There’s an interesting Twitter thread showing performance impact on Kafka brokers. Jaime Crespo also writes about how it affects MariaDB Server 10.1.30 – Finding […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 22: CPU vulnerabilities and looking forward to 2018

 | January 5, 2018 |  Posted In: AWS, Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MySQL, open source databases, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Happy New Year. Here’s to 2018 being a great year in the open source database world. What is in store for us? Probably: MySQL 8.0 and MariaDB Server 10.3 as generally available. What will we […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 21: Looking Back on 2017 in the Open Source Database Community

 | December 29, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Live, ProxySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. The end of the year is upon us, and this column is being penned a little earlier than usual as I enjoy a quick bout of wrapping up for the year. We’ve had a lot […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 20: cPanel changes strategy, Percona Live CFP extended

 | December 22, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. I think the biggest news from last week was from cPanel – if you haven’t already read the post, please do – on Being a Good Open Source Community Member: Why we hesitated on MySQL 5.7. cPanel […]

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Percona Live 2018 Call for Papers Deadline Extended to January 12, 2018

 | December 20, 2017 |  Posted In: AWS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Percona Live 2018

Percona is extending the Percona Live 2018 call for papers deadline to January 12, 2018! Percona’s gift to you this holiday season is the gift of time – submit your speaking topics right up until January 12, 2018! As the year winds up, we received many requests to extend the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 call […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 19: Percona Live Tickets, Call for Papers and FOSDEM

 | December 15, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona Server for MySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. The Percona Live Call For Papers closes on December 22, but why aren’t you submitting already? Don’t wait till the last minute! Look at our broad scope as well. Worth noting that the best prices […]

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Webinar Friday, December 15, 2017: Capacity Planning for Your Data Stores

and  | December 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Hardware and Storage, Insight for DBAs, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Toolkit, Technical Webinars

Capacity Planning

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents Capacity Planning for Your Data Stores on Friday, December 15, 2017, at 7:00 am PST / 10:00 am EST (UTC-8). In this webinar, Colin uses a ticket sales website that does “normal” events like an M2M concert, but also occasionally also sells tickets to the Harry […]

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Webinar Wednesday, December 13, 2017: Open Source Database Software Year in Review

and  | December 11, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Technical Webinars

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents 2017 Year in Review for Open Source Database Software on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7:00 am PST / 10:00 am EST (UTC-8). Register Here 2017 is soon coming to an end, and it’s good to pause and take a look at the past year to see […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 18: Percona Live Call For Papers and a MongoDB 3.6 Overview

 | December 8, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, EXPLAIN, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. I highly recommend submitting to the CFP for Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 even though it only closes December 22 2017. By the 3rd week of December, i.e. before the CfP closes, it is very […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 17: AWS Re:Invent, a New Book on MySQL Cluster and Another Call Out for Percona Live 2018

 | December 1, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona XtraBackup, PostgreSQL, XtraDB Cluster

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. The CFP for Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 closes December 22, 2017: please consider submitting as soon as possible. We want to make an early announcement of talks, so we’ll definitely do a first pass […]

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