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Using Ceph with MySQL

 | July 13, 2016 |  Posted In: Cloud and OpenStack, Hardware and Storage, High-availability, MySQL, OpenStack

Ceph

Over the last year, the Ceph world drew me in. Partly because of my taste for distributed systems, but also because I think Ceph represents a great opportunity for MySQL specifically and databases in general. The shift from local storage to distributed storage is similar to the shift from bare disks host configuration to LVM-managed […]

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High availability using MySQL in the cloud

 | June 4, 2015 |  Posted In: High-availability, MySQL, OpenStack

Next Wednesday (June 10) I’ll be co-presenting a webinar on using MySQL in the cloud for High Availability (HA). Joining me will be 451 Research analyst Jason Stamper and together we’ll talk about the realities of HA using MySQL in the cloud and how vendors are responding to changing application requirements with new developments that […]

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More on OpenStack Live and our talks at OpenStack Summit Vancouver

 | April 8, 2015 |  Posted In: Cloud and OpenStack, MySQL, MySQL DBaaS, OpenStack, OpenStack Live, Percona Live, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Trove

In April and May, Percona will hold and participate in two OpenStack events: OpenStack Live and the OpenStack Summit. Join our talks at these events in Santa Clara and Vancouver for new insights into the MySQL operations of the core of OpenStack as well as the latest information on MySQL guest instances. Next week (April […]

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Percona submits 7 talks for Vancouver OpenStack Summit (voting ends Feb. 23)

 | February 18, 2015 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, OpenStack, OpenStack Live

Percona has submitted seven talks for the next OpenStack Summit in Vancouver this May. And as with all OpenStack Summit events, the community decides the content. Voting ends February 23, and if you aren’t already an OpenStack Foundation member (required to vote), you can join now for free here. Percona’s Vancouver OpenStack Summit proposals Percona’s […]

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OpenStack Live 2015: FAQs on the who, what, where, when, why & how

 | January 30, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL, OpenStack, OpenStack Live, Percona Live

This April 13-14 Percona is introducing an annual conference called OpenStack Live. I’ve seen a few questions about the new event so decided to help clarify what this show is about and who should attend. Unlike OpenStack Summits, held twice a year and dedicated to primarily to developers, OpenStack Live is an opportunity for OpenStack […]

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Percona University: Back to school Feb. 12 in Raleigh, N.C.

 | January 27, 2015 |  Posted In: Big Data, Hadoop, Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MySQL, OpenStack, Percona University

About two years ago we held our first-ever Percona University event in Raleigh, N.C. It was a great success with high attendance and very positive feedback which led us to organize a number of similar educational events in different locations around the world. And next month we’ll be back where it all started. On February […]

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Managing data using open source technologies? Learn what’s hot in 2015!

 | January 8, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL, MySQL DBaaS, MySQL Webinars, OpenStack, Percona Cloud Tools

Whether you’re looking at the overall MySQL ecosystem or the all-data management landscape, the choice of technologies has never been larger than it is in 2015. Having so many options is great but it also can be very hard to make a selection. I’m going to help narrow the list next week during a Webinar […]

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