A couple of weeks ago Sphinx Technologies, a company behind Sphinx Full Text Search Engine launched Sphinx Support Packages which I think is a great value for everyone using Sphinx in Production. This is also a great way to support the project and get something in return – […]Read more
Percona presented two talks at PHP Quebec last week – one on A Tour of MySQL High Availability, and another on Performance Tuning MySQL. There was a great reaction to showcasing some of the quick-wins that can be found by using the Percona patches. Unfortunately, the one thing that I forgot to mention […]Read more
Even though we haven’t yet gotten a schedule online, we’re still accepting proposals for the Percona Performance Conference.
As a teaser, let me just share one accepted proposal with you: Cary Millsap. If you are even vaguely involved with Oracle, you should know who he is. He is one of the world’s foremost […]
Percona is hiring. We’ve added several experts recently and we’re growing at a fast but sustainable pace. The demand for our services is strong, and we have openings for more experts in the next couple of months.
Let me explain a little about what we’re looking for at the moment. While we […]
…any sessions this year; Peter, Vadim, and the rest of us at Percona submitted over a dozen session proposals, which were initially declined. As …Cabral is organizing.
That’s the back story — now on to the Percona Performance Conference! This is not “another MySQL conference.” It’s a performance…to Santa Clara.
We will not […]
Recently my attention was brought to this bug which is a nightmare bug for any consultant.
Working with production systems we assume reads are reads and if we’re just reading we can’t break anything. OK may be we can crash the server with some select query which runs into some bug but not […]
As we’ve said before, the Percona team just keeps growing. This time around, I’m pleased to welcome Ryan and Vladimir.
Ryan Lowe initially joined us from Florida (USA) in June. In his …a consultant, DBA (with Oracle, too!), DBA manager, and programmer makes him a great match for Percona‘s clients. He […]
As Giuseppe just reminded MySQL 4.0 is reaching its end of life in about 2 weeks from now. When it becomes unsupported by MySQL via normal support agreements together with 3.23 version.
At Percona we do not have such restriction and we will continue to support your environment even if you’re still on […]