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Percona Live 2017: Database Management Made Simple – Amazon RDS

 | April 26, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Darin Amazon RDS

Percona Live 2017 is done for Wednesday, but there was still time to get in one more talk before tonight’s Community Networking Reception – and the last one of the evening was about Amazon RDS. Darin Briskman, Lead Developer Outreach & Technical Evangelist for Amazon, held two back-to-back sessions on Database management made simple – Amazon RDS. Amazon Relational Database Service […]

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Percona Live 2017: A Deep-Dive Into What’s New in Amazon Aurora

 | April 26, 2017 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live

Percona Live 2017 is rolling along, and now that everybody got through lunch we’re all recharged and ready for the afternoon. Let’s start it out with Amazon Aurora. Once of the best-attended sessions was Sailesh Krishnamurthy’s (Senior Engineering Manager at Amazon Web Services) talk on a deep dive into what is new in Amazon Aurora. Amazon […]

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Percona Live Europe featured talk with Anthony Yeh — Launching Vitess: How to run YouTube’s MySQL sharding engine

 | September 22, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

Percona Live Europe featured talk

Welcome to another Percona Live Europe featured talk with Percona Live Europe 2016: Amsterdam speakers! In this series of blogs, we’ll highlight some of the speakers that will be at this year’s conference. We’ll also discuss the technologies and outlooks of the speakers themselves. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona Live Europe […]

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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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Sneak peek at the Percona Live Data Performance Conference and Expo 2016

 | December 17, 2015 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Percona Live

On behalf of the Percona Live Conference Committee, I am excited to announce the sneak peek schedule for the Percona Live Data Performance Conference and Expo 2016! Percona Live Data Performance Conference and Expo Live 2016 will feature a variety of formal tracks and sessions related to MySQL, NoSQL and Data in the Cloud. With over 150 […]

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The language of compression

 | August 13, 2015 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Live

Storage. Everyone needs it. Whether your data is in MySQL, a NoSQL, or somewhere in the cloud, with ever-growing data volumes – along with the need for SSDs to cut latency and replication to provide insurance – an organization’s storage footprint is an important place to look for savings. That’s where compression comes in (squeeze!) […]

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Percona Live Amsterdam discounted pricing ends July 26!

 | July 20, 2015 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Live

The Percona Live Data Performance Conference in Amsterdam is just two months away and it’s going to be an incredible event. With a new expanded focus on MySQL, NoSQL, and Data in the Cloud, this conference will be jam-packed with talks from some of the industry’s leading experts from MongoDB, VMware, Oracle, MariaDB, Facebook, Booking.com, […]

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Q&A: High availability when using MySQL in the cloud

 | June 19, 2015 |  Posted In: Cloud and MySQL, MySQL, Percona XtraDB Cluster, Technical Webinars

Last week I hosted a webinar on using MySQL in the cloud for High Availability (HA) alongside 451 Research analyst Jason Stamper. You can watch the recording and also download the slides (free) here. Just click the “Register” button at the end of that page. We had several excellent questions and we didn’t have time […]

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