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Amazon Web Services and HP Keynotes at Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo

 | February 14, 2013 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Live

We are very pleased to announce the addition of HP and Amazon Web Services as keynote speakers for the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo which is April 22-25 in Santa Clara, California. Amazon Web Services is sending Simone Brunozzi, Senior Technology Evangelist, who will speak on “Databases in the Cloud: Present and Future.” HP […]

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Minimizing Downtime from Lengthy AWS Outages

 | October 24, 2012 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL, MySQL

Well, it happened again…  Another lengthy EBS outage in the US-East region impacted several sites across the net.  While failures like this are rare, they can be quite costly and translate into headaches for the operations team when impact production systems for any length of time.  At Percona, we routinely help clients architect and deploy […]

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Benchmarking single-row insert performance on Amazon EC2

 | May 16, 2012 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Insight for DBAs, MySQL

I have been working for a customer benchmarking insert performance on Amazon EC2, and I have some interesting results that I wanted to share. I used a nice and effective tool iiBench which has been developed by Tokutek. Though the “1 billion row insert challenge” for which this tool was originally built is long over, […]

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Percona welcomes Drizzle 7.1

 | April 10, 2012 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL

The Drizzle team has published the first Drizzle 7.1 stable release. The announcement on the Drizzle blog covers some of the major improvements in this release over the previous stable release, Drizzle 7.0. I plan to write a variety of blog posts on each of the new features over the coming weeks. Major features include: Multi […]

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Diamond Keynote Panel, BOFs, Lightning Talks, and McAfee and AOL Sponsorships

 | April 2, 2012 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL, Events and Announcements, Hardware and Storage, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Software, XtraDB Cluster

I’m excited by all of the recent developments surrounding the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo! Our own Baron Schwartz will moderate the Diamond Keynote Panel entitled “Future Perfect: The Road Ahead for MySQL” which will feature a panel of MySQL industry leaders, including: Sundar Raghavan, director product management at Amazon; Paul Mikesell, CEO of […]

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BOFs and Lightning Talks Announced for Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo

 | March 22, 2012 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL, Events and Announcements, Hardware and Storage, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Software, XtraDB Cluster

The Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo is going to be awesome! Great speakers, an A-list of sponsors, countless opportunities to engage with the community, and an enthusiastic crowd of MySQL users ensure this is going to be a great event. The conference features 72 breakout sessions, keynotes by leading industry luminaries, an optional day […]

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