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Percona Database Performance Blog Commenting Issues

 | June 18, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

Percona Database Performance Blog Comments

We are experiencing an intermittent commenting problem on the Percona Database Performance Blog. At Percona, part of our purpose is to engage with the open source database community. A big part of this engagement is the Percona Database Performance Blog, and the participation of the community in reading and commenting. We appreciate your interest and contributions. […]

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Percona Live 2018: Closing Ceremony with Lightning Talks

 | April 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, High-availability, InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, Percona Live

Mariella ViaSat Percona Live 2018

Percona Live 2018 is officially done! The closing ceremony ends the conference with a last few lightning talks and a prize giveaway. We ended the Percona Live 2018 conference the same way we started: with talks! This year, we had our lightning talks as part of our closing ceremony. They included: Amazon Aurora MySQL and […]

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Percona Live 2018: POLARDB, an InnoDB Based Shared-Everything Storage Solution

 | April 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, InnoDB, open source databases, Percona Live

Inaam Alibaba Percona Live 2018

We’re heading into the home stretch at Percona Live 2018, but the sessions are continuing. I was able to attend a talk this afternoon given by Inaam Rana, a Database Developer at Alibaba Cloud, on PolarDB, an InnoDB based shared-everything storage solution. POLARDB provides read scale out on shared everything architecture. It features 100% backward […]

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Percona Live 2018: Securing Access to Facebook’s Databases

 | April 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Big Data, MySQL, Percona Live, Security

Andrew Facebook Percona Live 2018

We’re moving along at Percona Live 2018, and there are still packed and energetic talks after lunch. My next session was with Andrew Regner, Production Engineer at Facebook. His talk was on securing access to Facebook’s databases. Since the beginning, Facebook has used a conventional username/password to secure access to production MySQL instances. Over the […]

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Percona Live 2018: Migrating to Vitess at (Slack) Scale

 | April 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Live

Michael Slack Percona Live 2018

Percona Live 2018 is moving along, and the first person I got a chance to talk with is Michael Demmer, Senior Staff Engineer at Slack. His talk was on Migrating to Vitess at (Slack Scale). MySQL is the backbone of Slack’s data storage infrastructure. It handles billions of queries per day across thousands of sharded […]

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Percona Live 2018 Keynotes, Day Two

 | April 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Database Monitoring, MongoDB, Percona Live

Percona Live 2018 Panel Keynote

Welcome to Percona Live 2018 keynotes, day two! Day two of Percona Live 2018 looks to be as filled with great talks as day one. Today we started with keynote presentations from Percona, a panel on the evolution of databases and talks from VividCortex and Upwork. You can view the recording of today’s keynotes here. Percona […]

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Percona Live 2018 Sessions: Ghostferry – the Swiss Army Knife of Live Data Migrations with Minimum Downtime

 | April 24, 2018 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, MySQL, Percona Live, Replication

Shuhao Ghostferry Percona Live 2018 Sessions

In this blog post on Percona Live 2018 sessions, we’ll talk with Shuhoa Wu, Software Developer for Shopify, Inc. about how Ghostferry is the Swiss Army knife of live data migrations. Existing tools like mysqldump and replication cannot migrate data between GTID-enabled MySQL and non-GTID-enabled MySQL – a common configuration across multiple cloud providers that cannot be […]

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Percona Live 2018 Sessions: Microsoft Built MySQL, PostgreSQL and MariaDB for the Cloud

 | April 24, 2018 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Percona Live 2018 Sessions Microsoft Azure

In this blog post on Percona Live 2018 sessions, we’ll talk with Jun Su, Principal Engineering Manager at Microsoft about how Microsoft built MySQL, PostgreSQL and MariaDB for the cloud. Offering MySQL, PostgreSQL and MariaDB database services in the cloud is different than doing so on-premise. Latency, connection redirection, optimal performance configuration are just a few […]

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Percona Live 2018 Sessions: Query Optimizer – MySQL vs. PostgreSQL

 | April 24, 2018 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Percona Live 2018 MySQL at Twitter

In this blog post on Percona Live 2018 sessions, we’ll talk with Christian Antognini, Senior Principal Consultant at Trivadis about the differences between MySQL and PostgreSQL query optimizers. MySQL and PostgreSQL are two of the most popular open-source relational databases. Why would you pick one over the other to support your applications? Of course, it depends on […]

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