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Don’t Drown in your Data Lake

 | May 31, 2018 |  Posted In: Big Data, MySQL, open source databases

Don't drown in your data lake

A data lake is “…a method of storing data within a system or repository, in its natural format, that facilitates the collocation of data in various schemata and structural forms…”1. Many companies find value in using a data lake but aren’t clear that they need to properly plan for it and maintain it in order […]

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This Week In Data with Colin Charles 37: Percona Live 2018 Wrap Up

 | April 27, 2018 |  Posted In: Big Data, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, Percona Live

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 Santa Clara 2018 is now over! All things considered, I think it went off quite well; if you have any comments/complaints/etc., please don’t hesitate to drop me a line. I believe a survey […]

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Percona Live 2018: Securing Access to Facebook’s Databases

 | April 25, 2018 |  Posted In: Big Data, MySQL, Percona Live, Security

Andrew Facebook Percona Live 2018

We’re moving along at Percona Live 2018, and there are still packed and energetic talks after lunch. My next session was with Andrew Regner, Production Engineer at Facebook. His talk was on securing access to Facebook’s databases. Since the beginning, Facebook has used a conventional username/password to secure access to production MySQL instances. Over the […]

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Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 Call for Papers Is Now Open!

 | November 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Big Data, Business Continuity, Docker, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Percona Live

Announcing the opening of the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 in Santa Clara, CA, call for papers. It will be open from now until December  22, 2017. Our theme is “Championing Open Source Databases,” with topics of MySQL, MongoDB and other open source databases, including PostgreSQL, time series databases and RocksDB. Sessions tracks include Developers, Operations […]

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Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 Slides and Videos Available

 | May 16, 2017 |  Posted In: Big Data, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Column Store Database, Database Monitoring, Docker, Group Replication, InnoDB, MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, MySQL 101, Percona Live

Percona Live

The slides and videos from the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 are available for viewing and download. The videos and slides cover the keynotes, breakout sessions and MySQL and MongoDB 101 sessions. To view slides, go to the Percona Live agenda, and select the talk you want slides for from the schedule, and […]

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From Percona Live 2017: Thank You, Attendees!

 | April 28, 2017 |  Posted In: Big Data, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Docker, InnoDB, MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live

From everyone at Percona and Percona Live 2017, we’d like to send a big thank you to all our sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees at this year’s conference. This year’s conference was an outstanding success! The event brought the open source database community together, with a technical emphasis on the core topics of MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, […]

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Percona Live 2017: Beringei – Facebook’s Open Source, In-Memory Time Series Database (TSDB)

 | April 27, 2017 |  Posted In: Big Data, Percona Live

Beringei

So that is just about a wrap here at Percona Live 2017 – except for the closing comments and prize giveaway. Before we leave, I have one more session to highlight: Facebook’s Beringei. Beringei is Facebook’s open source, in-memory time series database. Justin Teller, Engineering Manager at Facebook, presented the session. According to Justin, large-scale monitoring […]

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Percona Live 2017: Hawkular Metrics, An Overview

 | April 27, 2017 |  Posted In: Big Data, MySQL, Percona Live

Hawkular Metrics

The place is still frantic here at Percona Live 2017 as everybody tries to squeeze in a few more talks before the end of the day. One such talk was given by Red Hat’s Stefan Negrea on Hawkular Metrics. Hawkular Metrics is a scalable, long-term, high-performance storage engine for metric data. The session was an overview […]

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