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Percona Live 2016: MySQL Community Awards Ceremony

Percona Live 2016

We wrapped up Thursday morning’s Percona Live 2016 keynotes (April 21)  with The MySQL Community Award Ceremony. The MySQL Community Awards is a community-based initiative, with the goal of publicly recognizing contributors to the MySQL ecosystem. The idea is to publicly recognize contributors to the MySQL ecosystem. The entire process of discussing, voting and awarding […]

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How well does your table fit in the InnoDB buffer pool in MySQL 5.6+?

Some time ago, Peter Zaitsev posted a blog titled “How well does your table fits in innodb buffer pool?” He used some special INFORMATION_SCHEMA tables developed for Percona Server 5.1 to report how much of each InnoDB table and index resides in your buffer pool.
As Peter pointed out, you can use this view into […]

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MySQL Tutorials: A time to learn at Percona Live 2015

The many hours of intensive tutorials, led by some of the top minds in MySQL, have always been a major draw each year to the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo. And 2015’s event will be no exception.
Percona Live 2015 runs April 13-16 in Santa Clara, Calif. and the first day is dedicated to […]

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Looking forward to Oracle OpenWorld 2014; visit us at Booth 2413!

I’m excited to once again be heading to San Francisco next week for Oracle OpenWorld, and also very pleased to have a booth there this year along with some great speakers from Percona.
The scope of Oracle OpenWorld 2014, which runs Sept. 28-Oct. 2, is enormous and there are several keynotes and sessions I’m looking […]

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How to avoid even more of the common (but deadly) MySQL development mistakes

On July 16 I’ll be presenting my next webinar focusing on common mistakes committed by MySQL users.
How to Avoid Even More of the Common (but Deadly) MySQL Development Mistakes

“Why can’t I just save my data to a file?”
Using an SQL database seems so complex to get right, and for good reason. The variety of […]

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