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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 15: Percona Live 2018 Call for Papers and Best Practices for Observability

 | November 17, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, 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. So we have announced the call for presentations for Percona Live Santa Clara 2018. Please send your submissions in! As you probably already know, we have been expanding the content to be more than just […]

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Webinars on Wednesday November 15, 2017: Proxy Wars and Percona Software Update for Q4

, and  | November 14, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management, ProxySQL, Technical Webinars

Webinars double bill

Do you need to get to grips with MySQL proxies? Or maybe you could do with discovering the latest developments and plans for Percona’s software? Well, wait no more because … on Wednesday November 15, 2017, we bring you a webinar double bill. Join Percona’s Chief Evangelist, Colin Charles as he presents “The Proxy Wars […]

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Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 Call for Papers Is Now Open!

 | November 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Big Data, Business Continuity, Docker, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Percona Live

Announcing the opening of the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 in Santa Clara, CA, call for papers. It will be open from now until December  22, 2017. Our theme is “Championing Open Source Databases,” with topics of MySQL, MongoDB and other open source databases, including PostgreSQL, time series databases and RocksDB. Sessions tracks include Developers, Operations […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 13: MariaDB, M18 and YugaByte

 | November 3, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. This week we saw the closing of the CFPs for MariaDB’s user conference, M18. Peter Zaitsev and I submitted for Percona (don’t forget that there is also a developer’s conference tacked on to this event). We […]

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MySQL vs. MariaDB: Reality Check

 | November 2, 2017 |  Posted In: InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MySQL

MySQL vs. MariaDB

In this blog, we’ll provide a comparison between MySQL vs. MariaDB (including Percona Server for MySQL). Introduction The goal of this blog post is to evaluate, at a higher level, MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server for MySQL side-by-side to better inform the decision making process. It is largely an unofficial response to published comments from […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 12: Open Source Summit Europe and Open Source Entrepreneur Network

 | October 27, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. This week was exciting from a Percona exposure standpoint. We were at Open Source Summit Europe. I gave two talks and participated in a panel, as the co-located event for the Open Source Entrepreneur Network happened […]

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Community Matters

 | October 24, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, OpenStack

Community Matters

Building on community Percona is very committed to open source database software. We think of ourselves as unbiased champions of open source database solutions. With that, we also carry a responsibility to the open source database community – whether MySQL®, MongoDB®, ProxySQL or other open source database technology. We’ve seen that, and taken action by […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 11: Velocity EU London and Open Source Summit Europe

 | October 20, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Monitoring and Management

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. I spent all of this week at O’Reilly Velocity EU London. I gave a tutorial, a talk and generally networked with attendees (besides my normal evangelical duties). I’ll write some thoughts on it later (probably […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 10: MariaDB and Upcoming Appearances

 | October 13, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, open source databases

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Beyond spending time getting ready for Velocity and Open Source Summit Europe this week, there was some feature testing this week that compared MySQL and MariaDB. Naturally, a long report/blog is coming soon. Stay tuned. […]

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