Author - Mike Benshoof

The Shared Responsibility Model of Security in the Cloud

security in the cloud

When we think about the cloud, often we consider many of the benefits: scalability, elasticity, agility, and flexible pricing.  As great as these features are, security also remains a business-critical concern. In an on-premise environment, every aspect of security is owned by you.  Looking at the database layer specifically, these include (but are not […]

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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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