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Percona Live 2018 Community Report

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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MySQL 8.0 GA: Quality or Not?

MySQL 8.0 GA

What does Anton Ego – a fictional restaurant critic from the Pixar movie Ratatouille – have to do with MySQL 8.0 GA?
When it comes to being a software critic, a lot.
In many ways, the work of a software critic is easy. We risk very little and thrive on negative criticism, which is fun to […]

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Percona Live 2018: POLARDB, an InnoDB Based Shared-Everything Storage Solution

Inaam Alibaba Percona Live 2018

We’re heading into the home stretch at Percona Live 2018, but the sessions are continuing. I was able to attend a talk this afternoon given by Inaam Rana, a Database Developer at Alibaba Cloud, on PolarDB, an InnoDB based shared-everything storage solution.
POLARDB provides read scale out on shared everything architecture. It features 100% backward […]

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

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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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 32: Stack Overflow Developer Survey, SCALE16x and Interesting MySQL 8 Version Numbers

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community.
SCALE16x is over. Percona had a large showing — both Peter Zaitsev & myself had talks, and the booth in the expo hall saw Rick Golba, Marc Sherwood, and Dave Avery also pop by. The lead […]

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