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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 39: a valuable time spent at rootconf.in

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
rootconf.in 2018 just ended, and it was very enjoyable to be in Bangalore for the conference. The audience was large, the conversations were great, and overall I think this is a rather important conference if you’re […]

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Percona Live 2018: Closing Ceremony with Lightning Talks

Mariella ViaSat Percona Live 2018

Percona Live 2018 is officially done! The closing ceremony ends the conference with a last few lightning talks and a prize giveaway.
We ended the Percona Live 2018 conference the same way we started: with talks! This year, we had our lightning talks as part of our closing ceremony. They included:
Amazon Aurora MySQL and RDS […]

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Percona Live 2018 Keynotes, Day One

Percona Live 2018 Keynotes Sugu

Welcome to Percona Live 2018 keynotes, day one!
Percona Live 2018 is up and running! We call this day one, but in reality, yesterday was filled with tutorials that provided excellent and practical information on how to get your MySQL, MongoDB, MariaDB and PostgreSQL environments up, running and optimized.
Today we started with keynote presentations from […]

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Percona’s New Services and Software Products Help Organizations Achieve Performant, Durable Database Environments

Percona's New Services and Software

Percona’s new services and software products, including a new Percona DBA service, new support tiers, and the general availability of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.6, the latest version of Percona’s free, enhanced, drop-in replacement for the MongoDB Community Edition are designed to provide enterprises with the performant and durable database environments needed to support critical […]

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Webinar Tuesday April 17, 2018: Which Amazon Cloud Technology Should You Chose? RDS? Aurora? Roll Your Own?

Amazon Cloud Technology

Please join Percona’s Senior Technical Operations Engineer, Daniel Kowalewski as he presents Which Amazon Cloud Technology Should You Chose? RDS? Aurora? Roll Your Own? on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 10:00 am PDT (UTC-7) / 1:00 pm EDT (UTC-4).
Are you running on Amazon, or planning to migrate there? In this talk, we are going […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 35: Percona Live 18 final countdown and a roundup of recent news

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
Percona Live is just over a week away — there’s an awesome keynote lineup, and you really should register. Also don’t forget to save the date as Percona Live goes to Frankfurt, Germany November 5-7 2018! […]

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Calling All Polyglots: Percona Live 2018 Keynote Schedule Now Available!

Percona Live 2018 Keynotes

We’ve posted the Percona Live 2018 keynote addresses for the seventh annual Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018, taking place April 23-25, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. 
This year’s keynotes explore topics ranging from how cloud and open source database adoption accelerates business growth, to leading-edge emerging technologies, […]

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Leveraging ProxySQL with AWS Aurora to Improve Performance, Or How ProxySQL Out-performs Native Aurora Cluster Endpoints

ProxySQL with AWS Aurora

In this blog post, I’ll look at how you can use ProxySQL with AWS Aurora to further leverage database performance.
My previous article described how easy is to replace the native Aurora connector with ProxySQL. In this article, you will see WHY you should do that.
It is important to understand that aside from the basic […]

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How to Implement ProxySQL with AWS Aurora

ProxySQL 1.4.9

In this post, we’ll look at how to implement ProxySQL with AWS Aurora.
Recently, there have been a few discussions and customer requests that focused on AWS Aurora and how to make the various architectures and solutions more flexible.
Flexible how, you may ask? Well, there are the usual expectations:

How do you improve resource utilization?
How […]

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Saw Percona at SCaLE 16x? Come See Even More at Percona Live 2018!

Did you see Percona at SCaLE 16x? I spent a couple of days there learning about open source software, databases, and other interesting topics. You can get even more open source database information at Percona Live 2018.
SCaLE is the largest community-run open-source and free software conference in North America. It is held annually in […]

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