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From Percona Live 2017: Thank You, Attendees!

 | April 28, 2017 |  Posted In: Big Data, Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Docker, InnoDB, MariaDB, MongoDB, MyRocks, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live

From everyone at Percona and Percona Live 2017, we’d like to send a big thank you to all our sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees at this year’s conference. This year’s conference was an outstanding success! The event brought the open source database community together, with a technical emphasis on the core topics of MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, […]

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Percona Live 2017: Lessons Learned While Automating MySQL Deployments in the AWS Cloud

 | April 27, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live

The last day of Percona Live 2017 is still going strong, with talks all the way until 4:00 pm (and closing remarks and a prize giveaway on the main stage then). I’m going to a few more sessions today, including one from Stephane Combaudon from Slice Technologies: Lessons learned while automating MySQL deployments in the AWS […]

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Webinar Thursday, March 16, 2017: Moving to Amazon Web Services (AWS)

 | March 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Cloud and NoSQL, Solutions Engineering, Technical Webinars

Amazon Web Services

Join Percona’s Solutions Engineer Dimitri Vanoverbeke on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. PDT / 10:00 a.m. EDT (UTC-7) for a webinar on Moving to Amazon Web Services (AWS). Register Now This webinar covers the many challenges faced when migrating applications from on-premises into Amazon Web Services (AWS). It will specifically look at moving MySQL to […]

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Webinar Thursday January 26, 2017: Overcoming the Challenges of Databases in the Cloud

 | January 24, 2017 |  Posted In: MySQL, Technical Webinars

Databases in the Cloud

Please join Percona’s Jon Tobin, Director of Solution Engineering at Percona, and Rob Masson, Solutions Architect Manager at ScaleArc, on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST (UTC-8) for their webinar “Overcoming the Challenges of Databases in the Cloud.” Enterprises enjoy the flexibility and simplified operations of using the cloud, […]

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Why use provisioned IOPS volumes for AWS databases?

 | June 1, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

In this blog, we’ll use some test results to look at the rationale for using provisioned IOPS volumes for AWS databases. One piece of advice you often hear running MySQL, MongoDB or other databases in the AWS EC2 environment is that you should use volumes with provisioned IOPs. This kind of makes sense on the “marketing” […]

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AWS Aurora Benchmarking part 2

 | May 26, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

Some time ago, I published the article on AWS Aurora Benchmarking (AWS Aurora Benchmarking – Blast or Splash?), in which I analyzed the behavior of different solutions using synchronous replication in AWS environment. This blog follows up with some of the comments and suggestions I received regarding that post from the community and Amazon engineers. […]

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Percona Live 2016: Day Two Keynote Talks

 | April 20, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

Percona Live 2016

We’ve started the second full day at Percona Live 2016, and again we had some pretty impressive and fascinating keynote speakers. This morning featured four keynote talks from some pretty heavy hitters in our industry: Anurag Gupta, Vice President of Big Data Services, Amazon Web Services AWS Big Data Services: Reimagining Big Data Processing in the […]

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InnoDB and TokuDB on AWS

 | February 1, 2016 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, InnoDB, TokuDB

In a recent post, Vadim compared the performance of Amazon Aurora and Percona Server on AWS. This time, I am comparing write throughput for InnoDB and TokuDB, using the same workload (sysbench oltp/update/update_non_index) and a similar set-up (r3.xlarge instance, with general purpose ssd, io2000 and io3000 volumes) to his experiments. All the runs used 16 threads for sysbench, and the following […]

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