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

 | April 16, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Technical Webinars

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

 | April 13, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, Percona Software, Percona XtraBackup, ProxySQL

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!

 | April 11, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Containers, Database Monitoring, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL

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

 | April 3, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, MySQL, ProxySQL

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 optimization […]

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

 | March 14, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

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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Webinar Tuesday February 27, 2018: Monitoring Amazon RDS with Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM)

 | February 23, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Database Monitoring, MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Monitoring Amazon RDS

Please join Percona’s Build / Release Engineer, Mykola Marzhan, as he presents Monitoring Amazon RDS with Percona Monitoring and Management on February 27, 2018, at 7:00 am PST (UTC-8) / 10:00 am EST (UTC-5). Register Now Are you concerned about how you are monitoring your AWS environment? Keeping track of what is happening in your Amazon […]

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Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference Full Schedule Now Available

 | February 21, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live 2018 Keynotes

The conference session schedule for the seventh annual Percona Live 2018 Open Source Database Conference, taking place April 23-25 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA is now live and available for review! Advance Registration Discounts can be purchased through March 4, 2018, 11:30 p.m. PST. Percona Live Open Source Database Conference […]

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Aurora Hash Join Optimization (with a Gentle Reminder on Lab Features)

 | January 31, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Insight for DBAs, MySQL

Aurora Hash Join Lab Mode

The Aurora hash join feature for relational databases has been around for a while now. But unlike MySQL Block Nested Loop algorithm, an Aurora hash join only caters to a specific number of use cases. When implemented with the optimizer properly, they can provide great benefits with certain workloads. Below we’ll see a brief example […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 25: Meltdown/Spectre still dominate, FOSDEM approaches and Timescale gets funding

 | January 26, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, AWS, Events and Announcements, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL, XtraDB Cluster

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Still on Meltdown/Spectre, this time MariaDB Corporation has published Meltdown Vulnerability Impact On MariaDB Server – interesting the comparison between glibc/tcmalloc. Worthy Facebook thread about this too, with a bit of chat about MongoDB performance. […]

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