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The top 5 proactive measures to minimize MySQL downtime

 | August 9, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, MySQL Webinars, Percona Toolkit, Percona XtraBackup

I’m happy to announce that the recording for my recent webinar “5 Proactive Measures to Minimize MySQL Downtime” is now available, along with the slides. They can both be found here. My webinar focused on the top 5 operational measures that prevent or reduce downtime — along with the related business impact in a significant […]

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MySQL Webinar: 5 proactive measures to help minimize MySQL downtime, July 17

 | July 10, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, MySQL Webinars, Percona XtraDB Cluster

Failure is an unavoidable part of IT life, but it does not always have to imply MySQL service downtime. In the years I have been working at Percona, I have been involved in many customer emergency cases, and I have seen a good number of problems that could have been avoided or alleviated if relatively […]

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Experiences with the McAfee MySQL Audit Plugin

 | May 23, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

I recently had to do some customer work involving the McAfee MySQL Audit Plugin and would like to share my experience in this post. Auditing user activity in MySQL  has traditionally been challenging. Most data can be obtained from the slow or general log, but this involves a lot of data you don’t need too, and […]

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High-load problems? Investigate them with ‘pt-query-digest’

 | April 23, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL

I had the chance to work on an interesting case last week, and I thought I’d share what I think is a little known goodie from Percona Toolkit for MySQL called pt-query-digest. One customer was suffering from periods of high load on their database server, leading to degraded application performance, and sometimes even short moments […]

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Percona Toolkit Webinar followup Q&A

 | December 19, 2012 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

First, a thank you to everyone who attended the webinar Today, I appreciate your time and nice comments. As promised, here are answers to questions that couldn’t be answered during the talk:   Q: How do you install the tools? The manual has full details, but it’s important to know that the latest release for […]

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Upcoming webinar on Hibernate and Connector/J

 | June 22, 2011 |  Posted In: MySQL

On July 12th at 9 AM PST I will be giving a webinar about performance implications for Hibernate and Connector/J. If you cannot attend at this time, a recorded session will be available soon after the webinar. MySQL is not only about LAMP, and a lot of people use it from Java apps. For some […]

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Percona is looking for a Support Engineer

 | November 16, 2010 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

As part of our growth process and with the introduction of our Support and Maintenance services, we’re looking for a new Support Engineer.

You would be a part of a unit that operates 24×7 and be the first line of contact for our customers.

Responsibilities include handling or dispatching emergencies and support requests, triaging incoming issues, and ensuring customers always get the attention they need.

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