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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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Saving With MyRocks in The Cloud

 | August 1, 2018 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, InnoDB, Insight for DBAs, MyRocks, MySQL, open source databases

The main focus of a previous blog post was the performance of MyRocks when using fast SSD devices. However, I figured that MyRocks would be beneficial for use in cloud workloads, where storage is either slow or expensive. In that earlier post, we demonstrated the benefits of MyRocks, especially for heavy IO workloads. Meanwhile, Mark wrote in […]

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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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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 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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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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Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.22-22 Is Now Available

 | May 31, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, Security, TokuDB

Percona Server for MySQL

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7.22-22 on on May 31, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories. You can also run Docker containers from the images in the Docker Hub repository. Based on MySQL 5.7.22, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 39: a valuable time spent at rootconf.in

 | May 11, 2018 |  Posted In: Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, AWS, Events and Announcements, MyRocks, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. rootconf.in 2018 just ended, and it was very enjoyable to be in Bangalore for the conference. The audience was large, the conversations were great, and overall I think this is a rather important conference if you’re […]

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ClickHouse Meetup in Salt Lake City

 | May 1, 2018 |  Posted In: MyRocks, MySQL, Yandex ClickHouse

ClickHouse Cloud Native Utah

Join Percona CTO Vadim Tkachenko at the Cloud Native Utah meetup in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, for an Intro to ClickHouse. Next week, I’ll be switching from MyRocks performance testing and present an introduction to ClickHouse to the Cloud Native Utah meetup. Interestingly enough, even though it is totally different from OLTP engines, […]

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A Look at MyRocks Performance

 | April 30, 2018 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Insight for DBAs, MyRocks, MySQL

MyRocks Performance

In this blog post, I’ll look at MyRocks performance through some benchmark testing. As the MyRocks storage engine (based on the RocksDB key-value store http://rocksdb.org ) is now available as part of Percona Server for MySQL 5.7, I wanted to take a look at how it performs on a relatively high-end server and SSD storage. […]

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