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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 23: CPU security continues to draw attention

 | January 12, 2018 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Much is still being talked about the Meltdown/Spectre CPU security vulnerabilities. There’s an interesting Twitter thread showing performance impact on Kafka brokers. Jaime Crespo also writes about how it affects MariaDB Server 10.1.30 – Finding […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 22: CPU vulnerabilities and looking forward to 2018

 | January 5, 2018 |  Posted In: AWS, Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, MariaDB, MySQL, open source databases, PostgreSQL

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. Happy New Year. Here’s to 2018 being a great year in the open source database world. What is in store for us? Probably: MySQL 8.0 and MariaDB Server 10.3 as generally available. What will we […]

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Percona Live 2018 Call for Papers Deadline Extended to January 12, 2018

 | December 20, 2017 |  Posted In: AWS, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, PostgreSQL

Percona Live 2018 Keynotes

Percona is extending the Percona Live 2018 call for papers deadline to January 12, 2018! Percona’s gift to you this holiday season is the gift of time – submit your speaking topics right up until January 12, 2018! As the year winds up, we received many requests to extend the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018 call […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 18: Percona Live Call For Papers and a MongoDB 3.6 Overview

 | December 8, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, EXPLAIN, 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. I highly recommend submitting to the CFP for Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 even though it only closes December 22 2017. By the 3rd week of December, i.e. before the CfP closes, it is very […]

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This Week in Data with Colin Charles 17: AWS Re:Invent, a New Book on MySQL Cluster and Another Call Out for Percona Live 2018

 | December 1, 2017 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona XtraBackup, PostgreSQL, XtraDB Cluster

Colin Charles

Join Percona Chief Evangelist Colin Charles as he covers happenings, gives pointers and provides musings on the open source database community. The CFP for Percona Live Santa Clara 2018 closes December 22, 2017: please consider submitting as soon as possible. We want to make an early announcement of talks, so we’ll definitely do a first pass […]

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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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Big Dataset: All Reddit Comments – Analyzing with ClickHouse

 | October 2, 2017 |  Posted In: Database Monitoring, MongoDB, MySQL, MySQL 8.0, PostgreSQL, Yandex ClickHouse

ClickHouse

In this blog, I’ll use ClickHouse and Tabix to look at a new very large dataset for research. It is hard to come across interesting datasets, especially a big one (and by big I mean one billion rows or more). Before, I’ve used on-time airline performance available from BUREAU OF TRANSPORTATION STATISTICS. Another recent example is NYC […]

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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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