Author - Colin Charles

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

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 […]

Read more

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

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 […]

Read more

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

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 the […]

Read more

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

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 […]

Read more

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

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 […]

Read more

This Week in Data with Colin Charles 16: FOSDEM, Percona Live call for papers, and ARM

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Hurry up – the call for papers (CFP) for FOSDEM 2018 ends December 1, 2017. I highly recommend submitting as its a really fun, free, and technically-oriented event.
Don’t forget that the CFP for Percona Live […]

Read more

Sudoku Recursive Common Table Expression Solver

Recursive Common Table Expressions

In this blog post, we’ll look at a solving Sudoku using MySQL 8.0 recursive common table expression.
Vadim was recently having a little Saturday morning fun solving Sudoku using MySQL 8. The whole idea comes from SQLite, where Richard Hipp has come up with some outlandish recursive query examples — WITH clause.
The SQLite query:

Shell

WITH RECURSIVE
 input(sud) […]

Read more

This Week in Data with Colin Charles 15: Percona Live 2018 Call for Papers and Best Practices for Observability

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
So we have announced the call for presentations for Percona Live Santa Clara 2018. Please send your submissions in!
As you probably already know, we have been expanding the content to be more than just MySQL […]

Read more

Webinars on Wednesday November 15, 2017: Proxy Wars and Percona Software Update for Q4

Webinars double bill

Do you need to get to grips with MySQL proxies? Or maybe you could do with discovering the latest developments and plans for Percona’s software?
Well, wait no more because …
on Wednesday November 15, 2017, we bring you a webinar double bill.

Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents “The Proxy Wars – MySQL […]

Read more

Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 Call for Papers Is Now Open!

Percona Live

Announcing the opening of the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 in Santa Clara, CA, call for papers. It will be open from now until December  22, 2017.
Our theme is “Championing Open Source Databases,” with topics of MySQL, MongoDB and other open source databases, including PostgreSQL, time series databases and RocksDB. Sessions tracks include Developers, Operations […]

Read more