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Architecture and Design of MySQL-powered applications: June 11 Webinar

 | June 9, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for Developers, MySQL, Technical Webinars

The architecture of MySQL-powered applications is one of my favorite topics to talk about. It’s a very important topic because if you do not get the architecture right then you’re very likely to fail with your project – either from the standpoint of failing with performance, high availability or security requirements… or failing to deliver […]

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Why did we develop percona-agent in Go?

 | June 4, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Cloud Tools, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit, Percona XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Technical Webinars

We recently open-sourced our percona-agent and if you check out the source code, you’ll find that it is written in the Go programming language (aka Golang). For those not up to speed, the percona-agent is a real-time client-side agent for Percona Cloud Tools. Our requirements are quite demanding for our agents. This one is software that works […]

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Practical MySQL performance optimization: May 14 Webinar

 | May 12, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Technical Webinars

Achieving the best possible MySQL Performance doesn’t have to be complicated. It’s all about knowing which tools are designed for the task at hand – along with some basic (yet often overlooked) best practices. Join me Wednesday, May 14 at 10 a.m. Pacific for a free webinar titled, “Practical MySQL performance optimization.” I’ll be sharing […]

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The top 9 Percona Toolkit tools that can make your job easier: May 7 Webinar

 | May 5, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Software, Technical Webinars

Tools for MySQL are a vital part of any deployment, so it’s important to use ones that are reliable and well-designed. Percona Toolkit is a collection of more than 30 command-line tools for MySQL, Percona Server, and MariaDB that can help database administrators automate a variety of database and system tasks. With so many available […]

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Optimizing MySQL Performance: Choosing the Right Tool for the Job

 | April 7, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Technical Webinars

Next Wednesday, I will present a webinar about MySQL performance profiling tools that every MySQL DBA should know. Application performance is a key aspect of ensuring a good experience for your end users. But finding and fixing performance bottlenecks is difficult in the complex systems that define today’s web applications. Having a method and knowing how […]

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7 Key MySQL clustering technologies – A joint webinar with 451 Research

 | March 24, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Technical Webinars

I’m looking forward to Wednesday’s joint webinar on MySQL clustering technologies with Matt Aslett, research director of data management and analytics over at 451 Research. We’ll be participating in a live, in-depth discussion of MySQL Clustering for High Availability and Scalability. Matt will present an overview of the trends driving adoption of clustering technology. He’ll […]

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How to avoid common (but deadly) MySQL development mistakes

 | February 28, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Technical Webinars

MySQL software developers are under pressure to do more in less time and create applications that adapt to ever-changing requirements. And it’s true that some of a developer’s time is wasted when his or her method of optimizing involves trying every combination of code and index definition. There is a better way. And next Wednesday […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster performance monitoring and troubleshooting

 | February 26, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona MySQL Consulting, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Technical Webinars

First of all we would like to thank all of you who attended the Feb. 19 MySQL webinar, “Performance Monitoring and Troubleshooting of Percona XtraDB Cluster.” We got some really good questions – many of which we didn’t have time to address during the sessions, so Johan Andersson, Severalnines CTO,and I are answering them here […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster performance monitoring and troubleshooting: Webinar

 | February 14, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Technical Webinars

Next Wednesday, Severalnines CTO Johan Andersson and I will co-present a webinar about ClusterControl, a cluster management tool created by Severalnines that can monitor Percona XtraDB Cluster. It provides DBAs with the right metrics to manage and optimize applications during development and production. In the webinar, titled “Performance Monitoring and Troubleshooting of Percona XtraDB Cluster,” we […]

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