Author - Sveta Smirnova

Q & A on Webinar “How Safe is Asynchronous Master-Master Setup in MySQL?”

Q&A Followup

First I want to thank everyone who attended my May 21, 2020 webinar “How Safe is Asynchronous Master-Master Setup in MySQL?“. Recording and slides are available on the webinar page.
Here are answers to the questions from participants which I was not able to provide during the webinar.
Q: What do you generally think of hosting […]

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Daylight Saving Time and System Time Zone in MySQL

daylight savings time in MySQL

March is not only the month when a pandemic closed all borders and people had to stay home on the quarantine; it’s also the month when daylight saving time change happens. For some regions, this is not only a time change but also a switch to a different timezone. For example, New York uses […]

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Q & A on Webinar “Introduction to MySQL Query Tuning for DevOps”

QA Followup

First I want to thank everyone who attended my December 5, 2019 webinar “Introduction to MySQL Query Tuning for DevOps“. Recording and slides are available on the webinar page.
Here are answers to the questions from participants which I was not able to provide during the webinar.
Q: How to find stored execution plans and optimizer […]

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MariaDB Track at Percona Live

MariaDB track at Percona Live 2019

Less than one month left until Percona Live. This time the Committee work was a bit unusual. Instead of having one big committee for the whole conference we had a few mini-committees, each responsible for a track. Each independent mini-committee, in turn, had a leader who was responsible for the whole process. I led […]

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