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Speaking on MySQL Users Conference 2008

 | February 3, 2008 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

Guess what ? I also will be speaking at MySQL Users Conference 2008, which is always excited. According to session schedule I’ll have one talk about Innodb Scalability Limits and another one together with Andrew Aksenoff about Sphinx. Looking back at Proposals (+1) I’m surprised only one talk was chosen and also this particular one. […]

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Monty unviels Maria and starts Blogging

 | January 29, 2008 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

This weekend we’re hearing great news from Michael “Monty” Widenius – one of the Fathers of MySQL. Monty finally found a time to create his own blog with very descriptive name Monty Says. At the same time Monty finally announces Maria – the MyISAM successor storage engine he has been working for last few years. […]

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Slides from Egypt talks

 | December 16, 2007 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

I published slides from my two talks from our Egypt company meeting. First one is about Sphinx search engine. The originally presentation was prepared by Andrew Aksenoff, author of Sphinx for conference, I translated it on English for our meeting. And second about Mercurial version system, the tool we decided to use for our […]

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Packing for company meeting in Egypt

 | November 29, 2007 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

Our company, Percona is even more Virtual than MySQL AB – we have no offices and 100% of staff members work out of their homes (or traveling, onsite with customers etc). We also probably have just couple of cities where more than one Employee lives. Working as a virtual company has a lot of benefits […]

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Giving a talk in Zurich

 | November 18, 2007 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

I’m visiting customer in Zurich next week and also was invited to give a talk on MySQL Performance Wednesday November 21. If you’re in the area please feel free to drop by I’ll start by talking about Query Optimization and we’ll keep it interactive to see what else audience would like to know.

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Yet another presentation submission

 | October 30, 2007 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

Looking at the Feedback I got for other Presentations Proposals I thought I indeed should submit general presentation focusing on Web Application performance tuning and explaining how you analyze performance and why do you do it this way, so here it is: Performance Analysis of MySQL powered Web Applications In this session we’ll go beyond […]

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