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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 32: Stack Overflow Developer Survey, SCALE16x and Interesting MySQL 8 Version Numbers

 | March 16, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. SCALE16x is over. Percona had a large showing — both Peter Zaitsev & myself had talks, and the booth in the expo hall saw Rick Golba, Marc Sherwood, and Dave Avery also pop by. The lead […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 31: Meltdown/Spectre Performance Regressions and Percona Live 2018

 | March 9, 2018 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MySQL, Percona Live, Security

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Have you been following the Meltdown/Spectre performance regressions? Some of the best blog posts have been coming from Brendan Gregg, who’s keynoting at Percona Live this year. We’ve also got Scott Simpson from Upwork giving a keynote […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 30: Schedule for Percona Live, and Tracking Those Missing Features

 | March 2, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Toolkit, Percona XtraDB Cluster, PMM, Replication, 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. Have you registered for Percona Live already? The tutorial grid, the schedules for day 1 and day 2 are pretty amazing, and there is even an extra track being added, for a total of 10 concurrent/parallel […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 29: Percona Live Full Schedule, MariaDB Events, and a Matter of Compatibility

 | February 23, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live, 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. I think the biggest news from Percona-land is that besides the tutorial grid, the schedule for day 1 and day 2 are live! Also notice the many “sub-themes”: a 101 track, using MySQL, MongoDB, […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 28: Percona Live, MongoDB Transactions and Spectre/Meltdown Rumble On

 | February 16, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL, PMM, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL, TokuDB

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. In case you missed last week’s column, don’t forget to read the fairly lengthy FOSDEM MySQL & Friends DevRoom summary. From a Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 standpoint, beyond the tutorials getting picked and […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 27: Percona Live Tutorials Released and a Comprehensive Review of the FOSDEM MySQL DevRoom

 | February 9, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, InnoDB, MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Server for MySQL, PMM, ProxySQL, Replication

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 update: tutorials have been announced. The committee rated over 300+ talks, and easily 70% of the schedule should go live next week as well. In practice, then, you should see […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 26: Percona Live Schedule is Near Completion, FOSDEM Underway and a Percona Toolkit Use Case

 | February 2, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Orchestrator, Percona Live, 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. Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 update: tutorials have been picked, and the schedule/press release should be announced by next week. We’ve (the committee) rated over 300+ talks, and easily 70% of the schedule should go […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 25: Meltdown/Spectre still dominate, FOSDEM approaches and Timescale gets funding

 | January 26, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL, 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. Still on Meltdown/Spectre, this time MariaDB Corporation has published Meltdown Vulnerability Impact On MariaDB Server – interesting the comparison between glibc/tcmalloc. Worthy Facebook thread about this too, with a bit of chat about MongoDB performance. […]

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Webinar Wednesday, January 24, 2018: Differences between MariaDB and MySQL

and  | January 22, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MySQL, open source databases, Technical Webinars

MariaDB and MySQL

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents Differences Between MariaDB and MySQL on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 7:00 am PST (UTC -8) / 10:00 am EST (UTC -5). Register Now Tags: MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, DBA, SysAdmin, DevOps Experience Level: Novice MariaDB and MySQL. Are they syntactically similar? Where do these […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 24: more Meltdown, FOSDEM, Slack and reminiscing

 | January 19, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, ProxySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. There is still much going on when it comes to Meltdown/Spectre in our world. Percona’s Vadim Tkachenko and Alexey Stroganov recently published Does the Meltdown Fix Affect Performance for MySQL on Bare Metal?. You also […]

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