Database Trends

18 Things You Can Do to Remove MySQL Bottlenecks Caused by High Traffic (Part One)

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This is a three-part blog series. Be on the lookout for parts two and three in the coming days.
There was no reason to plan for it, but the load on your system increased 100%, 300%, 500%, and your MySQL database has to support it. This is a reality many online systems have to deal […]

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Why Enterprises are Moving to Containerization

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As a Technical Account Manager, or TAM for short, I am fortunate to work with some large clients.  Most all of them are in some state of increasing their usage of containerization.  There are a number of reasons for this, but let’s explore a few of the biggest reasons.
Why Containers?
Almost everyone has deployed Virtual […]

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Top Considerations When Moving from On-Premise to AWS (Part Two)

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As discussed in part one, this series is meant to go over some of the biggest differences you will likely encounter when moving from on-premise to the cloud.  In this portion, I’ll look at the architectural and operational differences that are commonly seen.
Operational and Architectural Differences
One of the most common issues I see revolves […]

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#PerconaChat — 5 Essential Practices for Remote Working

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Percona recently hosted a #PerconaChat to discuss and share some of the things we find most essential to be successful while working remotely. Even before the viral outbreak, Percona was an almost 100% remote company, so it was great to be able to impart some of our learnings.
David Busby — Information Security Analyst, Percona, […]

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Top Considerations When Moving from On-Premise to AWS (Part One)

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One of the most common questions I get as a Technical Account Manager (TAM) from clients considering a migration from their current on-premise data center to AWS is “what are the biggest differences I will need to address?”  In an earlier post MySQL to the Cloud! Thoughts on Migrating Away from On-Premise I discussed […]

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