Author - Tim Sharp

Webinar Thursday March 8, 2018: How Percona Maintains Optimal Customer Health

Percona Maintains Optimal Customer Health

Please join Percona Technical Account Manager Tim Sharp, as he presents How Percona Maintains Optimal Customer Health on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 11:00 am PST (UTC -8) / 2:00 pm EST (UTC -5).
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How do you guarantee optimal database performance for your critical applications and services? Proactive monitoring and intervention is one way.
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Webinar Thursday, December 14, 2017: Best Practices for Right-Sizing Your Aurora Footprint

Aurora

Join Percona Technical Account Manager Tim Sharp, Percona Senior MySQL DBA for Managed Services Dov Endress, and Lookout Director of Engineering Michael Fortson as they present Best Practices When Right-Sizing Your Aurora Footprint on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST (UTC-8).
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Tags: DBA, MySQL, Cloud, AWS, Lookout, Percona […]

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OpenStack’s Trove: The benefits of this database as a service (DBaaS)

In a previous post, my colleague Dimitri Vanoverbeke discussed at a high level the concepts of database as a service (DBaaS), OpenStack and OpenStack’s implementation of a DBaaS, Trove. Today I’d like to delve a bit further into Trove and discuss where it fits in, and who benefits.
Just to recap, Trove is OpenStack’s implementation […]

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Notes from the Newb

Notes from the Newb.
I’m relatively new to MySQL having come from the world of embedded micro-databases, and though I’m pretty familiar with a number of database systems, I’ve discovered that I have a lot to learn about MySQL.
As a new member to the Percona team, I thought I’d have an ongoing blog theme titled […]

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