Tag - cloud

From Under the Desk to the Cloud

 
Review of the O’Reilly Strata Making Data Work Conference
(reprinted from my guest blog for the Cloud Council of 7)
Monica Rogati of LinkedIn told a story of the early days at the firm, when the reporting system consisted of a single server under someone’s desk. One day, someone needed an Ethernet cable and unplugged the […]

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EC2/EBS single and RAID volumes IO benchmark

During preparation of Percona-XtraDB template to run in RightScale environment, I noticed that IO performance on EBS volume in EC2 cloud is not quite perfect. So I have spent some time benchmarking volumes. Interesting part with EBS volumes is that you see it as device in your OS, so you can easily make software […]

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Three key things to know about moving MySQL into the cloud.

The question “what problems will I have when migrating to the cloud” gets asked often enough. If by cloud you mean Amazon EC2, then from a technical perspective there isn’t much that changes. The biggest thing that changes is just how you pay your bill.
Having said that, there’s still a few potential […]

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