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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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Webinar Wed 8/29: Databases in the Hosted Cloud

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Please join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles on Wednesday, August 29th, 2018, as he presents Databases in the Hosted Cloud at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4).
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Nearly everyone today uses some form of database in the hosted cloud. You can use hosted MySQL, MariaDB, Percona Server, and PostgreSQL in several […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 50: Percona Live Europe Sessions, PostgreSQL in Google Cloud

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Grading is underway for talks at Percona Live Europe 2018. I understand that by next week you will see the tutorial schedule released. As part of the program committee, I have enjoyed reviewing tutorials, and […]

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Webinar Tues 8/21: MariaDB 10.3 vs. MySQL 8.0

MariaDB 10.3 vs MySQL 8.0

Please join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018, as he presents MariaDB 10.3 vs. MySQL 8.0 at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 PM EDT (UTC-4).
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Are they syntactically similar? Where do these two languages differ? Why would I use one over the other?
MariaDB 10.3 is on the path of […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 49: MongoDB Conference Opportunities and Serverless Aurora MySQL

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Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Beyond the MongoDB content that will be at Percona Live Europe 2018, there is also a bit of an agenda for MongoDB Europe 2018, happening on November 8 in London—a day after Percona Live in […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 48: Coinbase Powered by MongoDB and Prometheus Graduates in the CNCF

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Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
The call for submitting a talk to Percona Live Europe 2018 is closing today, and while there may be a short extension, have you already got your talk submitted? I suggest doing so ASAP!
I’m […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 47: MySQL 8.0.12 and It’s Time To Submit!

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Don’t wait, submit a talk for Percona Live Europe 2018 to be held in Frankfurt 5-7 November 2018. The call for proposals is ending soon, there is a committee being created, and it is a […]

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