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Webinars: Common (but deadly) MySQL mistakes

 | January 13, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, Technical Webinars

On January 22 I’ll be presenting the first of a series of two new webinars focusing on avoiding common MySQL mistakes: How to Avoid Common (but Deadly) MySQL Operations Mistakes. “Don’t bother me with DBA ‘best practices,’ we have real work to get done.” So go the famous last words from overworked IT managers (we’ve […]

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Multi-Data Center MySQL with Continuent Tungsten: Dec. 11 webinar

 | December 4, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Technical Webinars

I’m looking forward to next week’s MySQL webinar with Robert Hodges, CEO of Continuent. We’ll be speaking on the topic “Multi-Data Center MySQL with Continuent Tungsten.” You’re not alone if you’ve been vexed when trying to assemble multi-master, multi-site MySQL clusters. Whether that was a move from a single database server to a scalable cluster, […]

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Geographical disaster recovery with PRM: Register for Dec. 4 Webinar

 | November 26, 2013 |  Posted In: High-availability, Technical Webinars

Downtime caused by a disaster is probable in your application’s lifetime. While caused by a large-scale geographical disaster, cyber attack, spiked consumer demand, or a relatively less catastrophic event, downtime equates to lost business. Setting up geographical disaster recovery (geo-DR) has always been challenging but Percona replication manager (PRM) with booth provides a solution for […]

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MySQL & Sphinx: Register now for Nov. 20 Webinar

 | November 13, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Technical Webinars

Sphinx is a free, open-source search server that integrates nicely with MySQL. It provides a fast, scalable, and pluggable search framework. The Sphinx engine possesses a variety of tools enabling you to customize how searching/indexing interacts with or becomes a part of your environment. Join me and Sphinx Search CEO/CTO Andrew Aksyonoff, the founder and creative […]

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MySQL 5.6’s new replication features: Benefits, Limitations and Challenges

 | October 21, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Technical Webinars

On Wednesday I’ll be leading a webinar exploring MySQL 5.6’s new replication features. And yes, as usual I’ll deliver news on the good, the bad and the ugly (that is to say the benefits, limitations and challenges). The webinar, appropriately titled, “New Replication Features in MySQL 5.6: Benefits, Limitations, and Challenges“, is scheduled for Oct. […]

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Percona Server 5.6 Webinar: Enterprise-grade MySQL

 | October 14, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Technical Webinars

A week ago we launched our first GA release of Percona Server 5.6 and it’s a real game-changer for us. The release of Percona Server 5.6 (our enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL) not only provides stability and performance but also provides key features only available in Oracle’s MySQL 5.6 Enterprise Edition. As usual, Percona Server […]

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