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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 48: Coinbase Powered by MongoDB and Prometheus Graduates in the CNCF

 | August 10, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. The call for submitting a talk to Percona Live Europe 2018 is closing today, and while there may be a short extension, have you already got your talk submitted? I suggest doing so ASAP! […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 47: MySQL 8.0.12 and It’s Time To Submit!

 | August 3, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MyRocks, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Don’t wait, submit a talk for Percona Live Europe 2018 to be held in Frankfurt 5-7 November 2018. The call for proposals is ending soon, there is a committee being created, and it is a […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 46: OSCON Recap, Google Site Reliability Workbook

 | July 27, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Yandex ClickHouse

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. OSCON happened last week and was incredible. It is true there was less of a database focus, and a lot more topics covered. In fact, you’d have found it hard to find database content. There was […]

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Webinar Wed 7/18: MariaDB 10.3 vs. MySQL 8.0

 | July 18, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, Technical Webinars

MariaDB 10.3 vs MySQL 8.0

Please join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents as he presents MariaDB 10.3 vs. MySQL 8.0 on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018, at 9:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   Technical considerations Are they syntactically similar? Where do these two databases differ? Why would I use one over the […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 45: OSCON and Percona Live Europe 2018 Call for Papers

 | July 13, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live, Prometheus

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Hello again after the hiatus last week. I’m en route to Portland for OSCON, and am very excited as it is the conference’s 20th anniversary! I hope to see some of you at my talk on […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.0.11 Is Now Available

 | July 6, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Toolkit

percona toolkit

Percona announces the release of Percona Toolkit 3.0.11 on July 6, 2018. Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced open source command-line tools, developed and used by the Percona technical staff, that are engineered to perform a variety of MySQL®, MongoDB® and system tasks that are too difficult or complex to perform manually. With over 1,000,000 downloads, Percona […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 44: MongoDB 4.0 and Facebook MyRocks

 | June 30, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. There have been two big pieces of news this week: the release of MongoDB 4.0 and the fact that Facebook has migrated the Messenger backend over to MyRocks. MongoDB 4.0 is stable, with support for […]

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Webinar 6/28: Securing Database Servers From External Attacks

 | June 27, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Replication, Security, Technical Webinars

securing database servers

Please join Percona’s Chief Evangelist Colin Charles on Thursday, June 28th, 2018, as he presents Securing Database Servers From External attacks at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   A critical piece of your infrastructure is the database tier, yet people don’t pay enough attention to it judging by how […]

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Webinar 6/27: MySQL Troubleshooting Best Practices: Monitoring the Production Database Without Killing Performance

 | June 26, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MySQL, MySQL 101, Percona Server for MySQL, Performance Schema, Technical Webinars

performance troubleshooting MySQL monitoring tools

Please join Percona’s Principal Support Escalation Specialist Sveta Smirnova as she presents Troubleshooting Best Practices: Monitoring the Production Database Without Killing Performance on Wednesday, June 27th at 11:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   During the MySQL Troubleshooting webinar series, I covered many monitoring and logging tools such as: General, slow, […]

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Webinar Tues 6/26: MariaDB Server 10.3

 | June 25, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Technical Webinars

MariaDB 10.3 Webinar

Please join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018, as he presents MariaDB Server 10.3 at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4). Register Now   MariaDB Server 10.3 is out. It has some interesting features around system versioned tables, Oracle compatibility, column compression, an integrated SPIDER engine, as well […]

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