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Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2013: The talks I want to see

 | February 12, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Live

I’ve been woefully neglectful of my responsibilities to post regularly about Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2013 (PLCME 2013), but here’s some highlights of what I am planning to attend from the schedule.  Read to the very bottom for the chance to win a free full pass to the conference! When picking talks to attend, […]

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Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2013 – News from the Committee – Tutorial Selection Complete

 | December 3, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

As Percona Live London is raging in the UK, I thought it fitting to remind everyone about the next big Percona Live: MySQL Conference and Expo 2013 in Santa Clara, Californa on April 22-25, 2013.  You can register NOW for this conference, and the Super Saving Registration deadline ends on December 28th, so be sure to […]

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Understanding Multi-node writing conflict metrics in Percona XtraDB Cluster and Galera

 | November 20, 2012 |  Posted In: MySQL, XtraDB Cluster

I have addressed previously how multi-node writing causes unexpected deadlocks in PXC, at least, it is unexpected unless you know how Galera replication works.  This is a complicated topic and I personally feel like I’m only just starting to wrap my head around it. The magic of Galera replication The short of it is that Galera […]

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Debugging MySQL SSL problems

 | November 8, 2012 |  Posted In: MySQL

This is not necessarily going to be a comprehensive post, but I learned somethings about MySQL SSL today that I thought would be worth sharing. I was setting up a PRM install for a customer and one of the requirements was SSL replication.  In this particular case, I had setup PRM first, and then was […]

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Webinar: The Hazards of Multi-writing in a Dual-Master Setup

 | November 5, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

On November 15th at 1PM Eastern / 10 AM Pacific, I will be giving a webinar entitled “The Hazards of Multi-writing in a Dual-Master Setup“.  In my experience many people do not understand the difficulty of managing writes to RDBMS datastores in a high availability environment, especially where asynchronous replication is used (which is almost everywhere). […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster / Galera Tutorial at Percona Live NY 2012

 | September 12, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, XtraDB Cluster

I’ve mentioned this before, but I’m delivering a tutorial on Percona XtraDB Cluster / Galera at Percona Live NY 2012 right in midtown-Manhattan on October 1st. I really want this tutorial to be hands-on, not just a 3 hour lecture, so you can actually see how a cluster operates and interact with it.  So, I have come […]

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