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Is Serverless Just a New Word for Cloud Based?

 | June 20, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon RDS, AWS, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL

serverless architecture

Serverless is a new buzzword in the database industry. Even though it gets tossed around often, there is some confusion about what it really means and how it really works. Serverless architectures rely on third-party Backend as a Service (BaaS) services. They can also include custom code that is run in managed, ephemeral containers on […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 41: Reflecting on GitHub’s Contribution to Open Source Database

 | June 8, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Some big news out from Microsoft about their acquisition of GitHub for $7.5 billion. GitHub hosts many projects, including from the MySQL ecosystem, but maybe more interesting is that their DBA team is awesome, give […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 40: a Peak at Blockchain, Lots of MariaDB News, then Back on the Road

 | June 1, 2018 |  Posted In: AWS, Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, Percona Server for MySQL, PostgreSQL, ProxySQL

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Shortly after the last dispatch, I jetted off for a spot of vacation (which really meant I was checking out the hype behind Blockchain with a database developer lens at the Blockchain Week NYC), and then […]

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Using dbdeployer to manage MySQL, Percona Server and MariaDB sandboxes

 | May 24, 2018 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL

dbdeployer by Giuseppe Maxia

Some years ago, Peter Z wrote a blogpost about using MySQL Sandbox to deploy multiple server versions. Last February, Giuseppe  introduced us to its successor: dbdeployer. In this blogpost we will demonstrate how to use it. There is a lot of information in Giuseppe’s post, so head there if you want a deeper dive. First step […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.0.10 Is Now Available

 | May 22, 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 3.0.10 on May 22, 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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Percona Live 2018 Community Report

 | May 4, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

So, after a whirlwind few days, Percona Live 2018 has been and gone. There was a great energy about the conference, and it was fantastic to meet so many open source database enthusiasts and supporters. A few things that I experienced: Your great willingness to share knowledge. It was a fantastic place to learn for […]

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Percona Live 2018 Sessions: Microsoft Built MySQL, PostgreSQL and MariaDB for the Cloud

 | April 24, 2018 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Percona Live 2018 Sessions Microsoft Azure

In this blog post on Percona Live 2018 sessions, we’ll talk with Jun Su, Principal Engineering Manager at Microsoft about how Microsoft built MySQL, PostgreSQL and MariaDB for the cloud. Offering MySQL, PostgreSQL and MariaDB database services in the cloud is different than doing so on-premise. Latency, connection redirection, optimal performance configuration are just a few […]

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Percona Live 2018 Keynotes, Day One

 | April 24, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Benchmarks, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live 2018 Keynotes Sugu

Welcome to Percona Live 2018 keynotes, day one! Percona Live 2018 is up and running! We call this day one, but in reality, yesterday was filled with tutorials that provided excellent and practical information on how to get your MySQL, MongoDB, MariaDB and PostgreSQL environments up, running and optimized. Today we started with keynote presentations […]

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Check Out the Percona Live 2018 Live Stream!

 | April 23, 2018 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Percona Live 2018 Live Stream

Announcing the Percona Live 2018 live stream. This year at Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 we are live streaming the Keynote Talks on Day 1 and 2. Percona is streaming the keynotes on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, and Wednesday, April 25, 2018 beginning at 9 AM PDT (both days). The keynote speakers include people from VividCortex, Upwork, Oracle, Netflix and […]

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The Final Countdown: Are You Ready for Percona Live 2018?

 | April 20, 2018 |  Posted In: AWS, Containers, Database Monitoring, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, Percona Live

Are you ready for Percona Live

It’s hard to believe Percona Live 2018 starts on Monday! We’re looking forward to seeing everyone in Santa Clara next week! Here are some quick highlights to remember: In addition to all the amazing sessions and keynotes we’ve announced, we’ll be hosting the MySQL Community Awards and the Lightning Talks on Monday during the Opening […]

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