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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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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 14: A Meetup in Korea and The Magic Quadrant

 | November 10, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB, MySQL, 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. We’re close to opening up the call for papers for Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 and I expect this to happen next week. We also have a committee all lined up and ready to vote on submissions. […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 9: Oracle OpenWorld and Percona Live Europe Post Mortem

 | October 6, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, open source databases, 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. This week: a quick roundup of releases, a summary of my thoughts about Percona Live Europe 2017 Dublin, links to look at and upcoming appearances. Oracle OpenWorld happened in San Francisco this past week, and […]

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Percona Live Europe Social

 | October 4, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe Social

One for the road… The social events at Percona Live Europe provide the community with more time to catch up with old friends and make new contacts. The formal sessions provided lots of opportunities for exchanging notes, experiences and ideas. Lunches and coffee breaks proved to be busy too. Even so, what’s better than chilling […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 8: Percona Live Europe 2017 Is a Wrap!

 | September 29, 2017 |  Posted In: MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, open source databases, 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. Percona Live Europe 2017 Dublin We’ve spent a lot of time in the last few months organizing Percona Live Europe Dublin. I want to thank all the speakers, sponsors and attendees for helping us to […]

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Percona Live Europe Session Interview: High-Performance JSON – PostgreSQL Vs. MongoDB with Wei Shan Ang and Dominic Dwyer (GlobalSign)

 | September 29, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Percona Live Europe Wei Dominic

The Percona Live Europe 2017 conference has been going strong for two days, and I’ve been to a bunch of presentations. An excellent one was High-Performance JSON – PostgreSQL Vs. MongoDB with Wei Shan Ang and Dominic Dwyer of GlobalSign. This talk was very engaging and well attended and provided some enlightening stats from their experiments […]

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Percona Live Europe Session Interview: MySQL on Docker – Containerizing the Dolphin

 | September 28, 2017 |  Posted In: Docker, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe

One of the widely discussed technologies at Percona Live Europe was the logistics of running MySQL in containers. Containers – particularly Docker – have become a hot topic, so there was a good-sized crowd on day one of the conference for Ashraf Sharif, Senior Support Engineer with Severalnines. He presented his talk “MySQL on Docker: […]

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Percona Live Europe Session Interview: Building Multi-Petabyte Data Warehouses with ClickHouse

 | September 27, 2017 |  Posted In: Percona Live, XtraDB Cluster

Percona Live Europe

Percona Live Europe provides open source professionals with an opportunity to discuss how various technologies get used in order to solve database problems. Alexander Zaitsev of LifeStreet/Altinity gave one such session: Building Multi-Petabyte Data Warehouses with ClickHouse. LifeStreet needed to scale their real-time ad analytics platform to multiple petabytes. They evaluated and used a number of […]

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Percona Live Europe Session Interviews with Yandex ClickHouse: A DBMS for Interactive Analytics at Scale and Quick Tour of ClickHouse Internals

 | September 27, 2017 |  Posted In: Percona Live, Yandex ClickHouse

Percona Live Europe

Percona Live Europe 2017 keeps providing excellent sessions with useful information on great open source database technologies. Yandex’s Clickhouse was one of these technologies that was well covered at the conference this year. There were several talks that featured Clickhouse this year. I was able to attend two of them. The first was a discussion of […]

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