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ScaleArc: Benchmarking with sysbench

 | March 31, 2014 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona MySQL Consulting

ScaleArc recently hired Percona to perform various tests on its database traffic management product. This post is the outcome of the benchmarks carried out by Uday Sawant (ScaleArc) and myself. You can also download the report directly as a PDF here. The goal of these benchmarks is to identify the potential overhead of the ScaleArc […]

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A conversation with 5 Facebook MySQL gurus

 | March 27, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

Facebook, the undisputed king of online social networks, has 1.23 billion monthly active users collectively contributing to an ocean of data-intensive tasks – making the company one of the world’s top MySQL users. A small army of Facebook MySQL experts will be converging on Santa Clara, Calif. next week where several of them are leading […]

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Creating GEO-enabled applications with MySQL 5.6

 | March 24, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Live

In my previous post I’ve showed some new MySQL 5.6 features which can be very helpful when creating geo-enabled applications. In this post I will show how we can obtain open-source GIS data, convert it to MySQL and use it in our GEO-enabled applications. I will also present at the upcoming Percona Live conference on this […]

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Great Speakers, Fun, and Insights at Percona Live MySQL Conference

 | March 19, 2014 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, OpenStack, Percona Live

The Percona Live MySQL Conference 2014 is less than two weeks away, running April 1-4, and excitement is building for the great lineup of speakers, events, and networking opportunities it offers. This year’s conference also features the first-ever Open Source Appreciation Day, which takes place on March 31, 2014, and includes two separate events, CentOS […]

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Open Source Appreciation Day at the Percona Live MySQL Conference

 | March 13, 2014 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, High-availability, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, OpenStack, Percona Live, Percona Software, Percona XtraDB Cluster

I am very pleased to announce a new event in conjunction with the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo this year: Open Source Appreciation Day on Monday, March 31st in the Santa Clara Convention Center! We are pleased to announce two separate groups holding events this year under this new umbrella. We are hosting an […]

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Oracle’s Mats Kindahl to weave MySQL Fabric into Percona Live session

 | March 3, 2014 |  Posted In: High-availability, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Live

MySQL Fabric is an integrated framework for managing farms of MySQL servers with support for both high-availability and sharding. Its development has been spearheaded by Mats Kindahl, senior principal software developer in MySQL at Oracle. Mats is leading the MySQL Scaling and High-Availability effort covering the newly released MySQL Fabric and the MySQL Applier for […]

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