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This Week in Data with Colin Charles #54: Percona Server for MySQL is Alpha

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
I consider this to be the biggest news for the week: Alpha Build of Percona Server for MySQL 8.0. Experiment with it in a Docker container. It is missing column compression with dictionary support, native partitioning […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 53: It’s MariaDB Week PLUS Percona Live Europe Update

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
This week is clearly what I’d call a “MariaDB week” — plenty of announcements coming from MariaDB Corporation and MariaDB Foundation.
It started with Alibaba Cloud and MariaDB Announce the Launch of ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB TX, […]

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This Week in Data With Colin Charles 52: London MySQL Meetup

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
This week wraps up the London MySQL meetup, where there were four presentations, for the intimate yet diverse crowd. We saw representation from Oracle MySQL, MariaDB Corporation, Pythian, and Percona. Long-time organizer Ivan Zoratti has […]

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This Week in Data With Colin Charles 51: Debates Emerging on the Relicensing of OSS

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
There has been a lot of talk around licenses in open source software, and it has hit the database world in the past weeks. Redis Labs relicensed some AGPL software to the Commons Clause (in […]

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