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Advanced MySQL Query Tuning (Aug. 6) and MySQL 5.6 Performance Schema (Aug. 13) webinars

 | August 4, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, MySQL Webinars, query tuning

I will be presenting two webinars in August: Aug 6, 10 a.m. PDT: Advanced Query Tuning in MySQL 5.6 and Beyond Aug 13, 10 a.m. PDT:  Using Performance Schema to Monitor and Troubleshoot MySQL 5.6 This Wednesday’s webinar on advanced MySQL query tuning will be focused on tuning the “usual suspects”: queries with “Group By”, “Order […]

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Q&A: Even More Deadly Mistakes of MySQL Development

 | July 17, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for Developers, MySQL, MySQL Webinars

On Wednesday I gave a presentation on “How to Avoid Even More Common (but Deadly) MySQL Development Mistakes” for Percona MySQL Webinars.  If you missed it, you can still register to view the recording and my slides. Thanks to everyone who attended, and especially to folks who asked the great questions.  I answered as many as we had […]

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“How to monitor MySQL performance” with Percona Cloud Tools: June 25 webinar

 | June 18, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, MySQL Webinars, Percona Cloud Tools

We recently released a new version of Percona Cloud Tools with MySQL monitoring capabilities. Join me June 25 and learn the details about all of the great new features inside Percona Cloud Tools – which is now free in beta. The webinar is titled “Monitoring All (Yes, All!) MySQL Metrics with Percona Cloud Tools” and begins at […]

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Architecture and Design of MySQL-powered applications: June 11 Webinar

 | June 9, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for Developers, MySQL, MySQL Webinars

The architecture of MySQL-powered applications is one of my favorite topics to talk about. It’s a very important topic because if you do not get the architecture right then you’re very likely to fail with your project – either from the standpoint of failing with performance, high availability or security requirements… or failing to deliver […]

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Why did we develop percona-agent in Go?

 | June 4, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for Developers, MySQL, MySQL Webinars, Percona Cloud Tools, Percona Server, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster

We recently open-sourced our percona-agent and if you check out the source code, you’ll find that it is written in the Go programming language (aka Golang). For those not up to speed, the percona-agent is a real-time client-side agent for Percona Cloud Tools. Our requirements are quite demanding for our agents. This one is software that works […]

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Practical MySQL performance optimization: May 14 Webinar

 | May 12, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, MySQL Webinars

Achieving the best possible MySQL Performance doesn’t have to be complicated. It’s all about knowing which tools are designed for the task at hand – along with some basic (yet often overlooked) best practices. Join me Wednesday, May 14 at 10 a.m. Pacific for a free webinar titled, “Practical MySQL performance optimization.” I’ll be sharing […]

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The top 9 Percona Toolkit tools that can make your job easier: May 7 Webinar

 | May 5, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, MySQL Webinars, Percona Server, Percona Software

Tools for MySQL are a vital part of any deployment, so it’s important to use ones that are reliable and well-designed. Percona Toolkit is a collection of more than 30 command-line tools for MySQL, Percona Server, and MariaDB that can help database administrators automate a variety of database and system tasks. With so many available […]

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