Author - Stewart Smith

Past, present and future of MySQL and variants: linux.conf.au 2014 video

Early this month I spoke at linux.conf.au in Perth, Australia, where I presented “Past, Present and Future of MySQL and variants.”
Here’s my presentation in its entirety. Please let me know if you have any questions or comments. (linux.conf.au is widely regarded by delegates as one of the best community run Linux conferences worldwide.)

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Percona Server 5.6 Webinar: Enterprise-grade MySQL

A week ago we launched our first GA release of Percona Server 5.6 and it’s a real game-changer for us. The release of Percona Server 5.6 (our enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL) not only provides stability and performance but also provides key features only available in Oracle’s MySQL 5.6 Enterprise Edition. As usual, Percona […]

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Stewart is speaking at OSDC 2013 in Auckland!

I’ll be speaking at the upcoming Open Source Developers Conference (OSDC 2013) in Auckland, New Zealand! It’s on October 21st-23rd and you should go here right now and register. I’m giving two talks at OSDC this year:

MySQL in the cloud, As A Service (Monday 21st, 12:00pm)
There is no one magic solution to having MySQL […]

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Experimental GIT Mirrors of Percona XtraBackup, Percona Server plus Oracle MySQL trees

I recently blogged on setting up Experimental Git mirror of Oracle MySQL trees up on GitHub. I’m now happy to announce that there are also mirrors for:

Percona Server
Percona XtraBackup
Percona Playback

I’ve also updated the Oracle MySQL GIT mirror to include MySQL 5.7 and the (now abandoned) MySQL 6.0. I include the abandoned 6.0 tree as […]

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