Author - Mike Benshoof

Why Database Schema Optimization Matters

Schema Optimization

If you have been around MySQL for any length of time, you are probably aware that choosing the correct data types and optimizing your schema are actually important tasks.  A few years back at Percona Live 2016, I gave an introductory talk on schema review and optimization. Here’s the video:
 
I was thinking about that […]

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Through the Eyes of a TAM at Percona

TAM at Percona

As a Technical Account Manager at Percona, I get the privilege of working with some of our largest clients.  It is exciting to work where I get to see massive deployments that are pushing current utilization limits. In these environments, however, there are different sorts of challenges that the database teams often face:

Automation in […]

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Enterprise Database Solution – Maximizing Return for the Lowest Cost

Enterprise Data Solution

It used to be easy: a company developed a new application, chose a database solution, launched the new application and then tuned the chosen database solution. A team of DBAs looked at the infrastructure as well as the workload and made changes (or suggestions) as needed. The application then stayed in production for years […]

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